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Refugees escape settlement camps to return to DR Congo

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security personnel in Kisoro district are concerned about Congolese refugees escaping from gazetted camps to their country through the Bunagana border. The refugees fled to the Ugandan border district of Kisoro due to fighting between the March M23 Movement (M23) rebels and Armed Forces of …

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SECURITY: 12 countries meet in Kisoro for military discussion

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Military officials from 12 countries on Monday have held a special closed door meeting of the Expanded Joint Verification Mechanism -EJVM in Uganda’s south western border town of Kisoro. URN has learn that the confidential discussions stemmed from the fighting between the March 23 Movement …

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Congolese refugees in Kisoro decline transfer to Nyakabande transit centre

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Congolese refugees in Kisoro district have asked the government to relocate them to transit centers and camps in their country and not to Nyakabande refugee transit centre. More than 20,00 refugees are camping in Bunagana, Rukundo, Mpaka town councils, Muramba, and Nyarubuye sub-counties following fighting between …

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Congolese refugee children battle malnutrition

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several Congolese refugee children in Kisoro district are battling malnutrition. The children are among thousands of refugees who fled Rutshuru territory, North Kivu province following the outbreak of heavy fighting between the March 23 Movement (M23) rebels and Congolese government troops. On June 13, 2022, …

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Suspected armed robber lynched in Kisoro

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An angry mob has lynched an unidentified armed robber in Kisoro district. The suspect together with two others stormed Kapfurizo town center in Rukongi parish, Nyarusiza sub-county pretending to look for mobile money services around 10pm on Wednesday night. They later fired bullets in the …

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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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