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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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South Sudan sends peacekeeping troops to DRC

Juba, South Sudan | Xinhua | South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Wednesday bid farewell to more than 700 peacekeepers to be deployed in the neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Kiir told the troops to stick to the mission, maintain discipline and stay away from criminal activities. “I want …

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M23 withdraws from Kibumba, hands over position to EAC regional force

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | M23 rebels have withdrawn from their position in Kibumba in Nyiragongo territory, North Kivu in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo(DRC) as one of the steps towards implementing the Luganda and Angola peace deal agreements. The rebels have controlling Kibumba about 29.7 Kilometers from Goma city …

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Ruto, Museveni and Kagame discuss DRC in Washington

Washington, USA | THE INDEPENDENT & XINHUA | East African leaders have continued the discussion on the situation in the  Democratic Republic of the Congo in Washington, where they are all assembled for the USA-Africa Leaders Summit. While the announcement of the 2023 electoral calendar could make a significant contribution to …

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