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FARDC disregards Museveni’s advice on ceasefire

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Congolese government has insisted that it will not change its stand on negotiations with the March 23 Movement (M23) rebels in Rutshuru territory despite President Yoweri Museveni’s fresh advice on dialogue. M23 rebels have been fighting FARDC since early March. Rebels on June 13 captured …

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M23 rebels allow refugees to cross to Rutshuru for basic needs

Bunagana, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The M23 rebels have allowed DRC refugees who are camping in Bunagana town council to cross back to Rutshuru and pick up basic needs. The rebels conquered Bunagana border in Rutshuru territory, North Kivu province on Monday after overpowering DRC government security forces in the area. …

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FARDC soldiers flee to Uganda as M23 capture Bunagana border

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | M23 rebels have captured Bunagana border on the side of the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC, forcing over 150 government soldiers to flee into Uganda. The FARDC soldiers have surrendered to Ugandan authorities at Bunagana border. This follows renewed fighting near Bunagana border in Rutshuru territory, …

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Operation shujja commanders discuss progress in Fort Portal

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Peoples Defense Forces and Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo-FARDC have held talks in Fort Portal city to review the ongoing military operations in DRC. The meeting  follows a joint offensive that was launched by the two countries against ADF …

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Security stops trucks crossing to DRC as M23, FARDC clash

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security has stopped trucks crossing Bunagana border in Kisoro district to the Democratic Republic of Congo due to the intense clashes between the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) and the March 23 Movement (M23) rebels in Rutshuru territory. Heavy fighting broke …

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UPDF, FARDC conducting civil-military sensitization exercises

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Peoples Defense Forces and their Congolese counterparts are conducting civil-military programs in areas formerly occupied by the rebel Allied Democratic Forces-ADF. The activities include medical outreach programs, installation of water pipes and electricity in Kamango, Nobili-Mukakati-River Semuliki stretch. Maj. Peter Mugisa, the spokesperson of …

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