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Security arrests 13 suspected terrorists

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The joint security team has arrested 13 suspected members of the Allied Democratic Force-ADF terror cell and Mai-Mai rebel group. Eight of the suspects have been arrested by the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence in Buikwe district whereas others were picked by Crime Intelligence in the …

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DRC: 11 killed in ADF rebel attack

Kinshasa, DRC, | XINHUA | At least 11 people were killed Thursday night in an attack by rebels of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in a shopping mall in northeastern Ituri province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), according to local security sources. The ADF rebels attacked the …

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Kitgum residents flee as ‘rebels’ march in from South Sudan

Kitgum , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Locals in Namokora, Orom and Mucwini sub-county have been told to evacuate the areas around Palokok forest as armed men from South Sudan have reportedly invaded the area and are beating and abducting people. Francis Okello, a resident of Namokora sub-county says that the beating and abductions …

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UN seeks aid workers caught up in Mozambique

Maputo, Mozambique | XINHUA |  The United Nations is trying to contact humanitarian workers caught up in Mozambique attacks while on stand-by to aid residents of Palma town, a UN spokesman said on Thursday. “We always make sure that our presence on the ground, our staff and related aid workers, …

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Gov’t to compensate Lango war victims next finanicial year

Alebtong, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The government will in the next financial year start compensating victims of war in Lango region.  This is according to the State Minister for Northern Uganda Grace Freedom Kwiyucwiny, during the Abia Massacre Memorial prayers, held on Tuesday.  On February 5, 2004, about 300 rebels …

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Sudan PM pushes for peace in first trip to rebel bastion

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok Thursday vowed to achieve peace in Sudan’s war zones as he visited rebel stronghold Kauda. “This is a great chance to show our people in Kauda and across the world that their transitional government is working hard to achieve comprehensive justice …

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Sudan, rebels, agree plan to end conflict in Darfur

Juba, South Sudan | AFP | The Sudanese government and nine rebel groups on Saturday signed an agreement on a roadmap towards ending the bloody conflict in the Darfur region. The deal outlines different issues the parties will need to negotiate during the latest round of talks in Juba. “We believe …

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Security personnel monitoring South Sudan refugees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | South Sudan refugees being hosted in refugee settlement centres in Northern Uganda district of Lamwo are being closely monitored by security personnel. The Lamwo Resident District Commissioner Nabinson Kidega says that security personnel are in constant watch over some refugees to ensure they don’t …

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Sudan rebels insist new parliament be formed only after peace deal

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudanese rebel groups engaged in peace talks with Khartoum insisted Wednesday that the country’s new parliament be formed only after an agreement is reached to end long-running conflicts in three border regions. A power-sharing deal signed on August 17 between protest leaders and the generals …

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