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M23 say ready to talk to DRC govt

Kivu, DRC | THE INDEPENDENT | M23 rebels have declared a unilateral ceasefire to pave way for dialogue with the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC. This comes after a week of heavy fighting between the rebels and government troops on Rutshuru Territory, North Kivu province about three kilometers …

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ENANGA: 33 suspected UCFC rebels arrested

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police have so far arrested 33 people suspected to be members of the new rebel group, Uganda Coalition Forces of Change-UCFC. In November last year, police dispatched teams from the Crime Intelligence and the flying squad under the command of Edward Ochom, the Director …

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More ADF rebels killed in Ituri Province

  Ituri, DRC | THE INDEPENDENT | Seven Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels were on Sunday evening killed during a joint operation by Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) soldiers in the village of Bandindese, 18 kilometers from Komanda in the Irumu territory, Ituri Province, Eastern …

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ENANGA: 21 suspected UCFC rebels arrested

Mityana, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police have so far arrested 29 people suspected to be members of a new rebel group “Uganda Coalition Forces of Change –UCFC. Last month, Police dispatched teams from the Crime Intelligence and the flying squad under the command of Edward Ochom, the Director of …

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DRC based Homeland Liberation Front rebels asked to return home

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The 4th Division Commander based in Gulu Gen. Bonny Bamwiseki has urged Uganda rebel groups hiding in the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC to return home. Speaking to journalists in Arua, Bamwiseki referring to the Homeland Liberation Front rebels who have been disturbing the people …

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ADF rebels hiding in Ituri province – Security

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Allied Democratic Force (ADF) rebels are believed to be currently hiding in the edges of Mambasa and Irumu territories in the province of Ituri, Eastern Democratic of Congo. According to security sources, the rebels are suspected to have moved their headquarters from Beni near the …

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Rebel group attacks security positions in eastern DR Congo

  Kinshasa, DRC | Xinhua | A group of rebels attacked several neighborhoods, including army and police positions, in the city of Bukavu, capital of South Kivu province in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), early Wednesday, according to security sources. The attack, which was blamed on a movement called …

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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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