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America-Africa relations

Is there really a paradigm shift and why, following Blinken visit, the answer seems to be yes COMMENT | GILBERT M. KHADIAGALA | U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s whirlwind visit to three African countries is the second in less than 12 months. In November 2021 he visited key U.S. …

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UN forces get the blues in DR Congo

Get out, say Congolese to MONUSCO Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Pressure is on to kick the UN peacekeeping mission in the DR Congo (MONUSCO) out of the country. Matters appeared to escalate further when on Aug.3 the Congolese government in Kinshasa expelled MONUSCO’s spokesperson over unclear reasons.  And …

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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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UN chief outraged after peacekeepers kill two in DRC

United Nations | Xinhua | United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed outrage after UN peacekeepers opened fire and killed two residents in a border town between the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Uganda. In Kasindi, North Kivu province in the northeastern DRC, military personnel of the UN Organization Stabilization …

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8 ADF attackers neutralized by FARDC forces

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 14 people have died in clashes between Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels and the Congolese army in Irumu territory, North Kivu Province. The clashes occurred on Saturday in Katabeyi village on the Luna-Komanda section when rebels ambushed and opened fire at a convoy of over …

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