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DRC expels Rwandan military operating under EAC regional force

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC has asked Rwandan army officials deployed under the East African Community (EAC) regional force in Goma, the provincial capital of North Kivu to vacate immediately. In a letter issued Tuesday morning, Major General Sylvain Ekenge Bomusa Efomi, the national spokesperson …

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Congo war nears Uganda

Local and foreign-backed forces wage war over mineral riches Some residents of the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo simply call it la guerre sans fin — the war without end. One morning in August, Abigael Bahati felt it in her skin as she searched for cassava leaves close to the …

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DR Congo to reassess withdrawal of UN mission amid violent protests

Kinshaha, DRC | Xinhua | The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) decided late Tuesday to reassess the agreement on the withdrawal of the United Nations stabilization mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) amid escalating protests against the MONUSCO in the eastern part of the country, government spokesman Patrick Muyaya said. Thirty-six people …

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DR Congo president to host talks with local militia groups

Kinshasa, DRC | Xinhua | President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Felix Tshisekedi will chair Friday in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, a consultative meeting with the local militia groups in DRC, confirmed late Thursday by the DRC president’s office. The decision was made at a mini peace summit, …

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DRC in EAC : What you should know

Shortly after his controversial electoral victory in early 2019, the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Felix Tshisekedi sought to get his country admitted into the East African Community. Recently, the East African Community ministers recommended the DRC’s admission, a decision set to be formalised by the bloc’s …

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Insecurity in Eastern DRC could disrupt road works – Minister Baryomunsi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The insecurity in the Eastern part of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) could hinder the tarmacking of 223-kilometre roads. In June, President Yoweri Museveni and Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi launched the tarmacking of 997 kilometre Mpondwe-Beni road, 181 Kilometre Goli-Beni road and 89 Kilometre Bunagana-Rutchuru-Goma …

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