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Seven killed in eastern Congo by Ugandan rebels

Goma, DR Congo | AFP |  Seven people were killed overnight in an attack in eastern DR Congo blamed on Ugandan rebel group the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), the army said Thursday. “The ADF killed seven people and burned down houses” in Kasinga in the Beni region, army spokesman Mak …

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Three dead in protests after DR Congo massacre

Beni, DR Congo | AFP |  Three people, including a policeman, were killed Wednesday in clashes in a town in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after a massacre sparked angry accusations of security failures by the government, local officials said. Several hundred people rallied on the main street of …

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ADF: 36 killed in troubled east DR Congo

Goma, DR Congo | AFP | At least 36 people have been killed in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the government said Sunday, calling it a massacre in revenge for military operations in the area. Three days of national mourning have been declared following Saturday night’s mass killing, the …

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Nigeria ‘talking to’ oil rebels: Buhari

Abuja, Nigeria | AFP | Thursday Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the government was in talks with oil rebels whose attacks have hit production, as the head of the state-run energy firm laid bare damage to the sector. Buhari said in a statement that “his administration is talking …

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M23 rebels in DR Congo want new demob scheme

Lubumbashi, DR Congo | AFP | DR Congo’s disbanded M23 rebel movement has called on the government to agree a new demobilisation scheme following deadly clashes near a camp housing former rebels dissatisfied with their conditions. M23 leader Bertrand Bisimwa said in a statement that the deaths of several people …

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UPDF welcomes back rebels from exile

UPDF’s Chief of Military Intelligence Brig. Charles Bakahumura has welcomed back two former officers that fled from Uganda in 2001 and 2005. They are Tom Mujuzi and Mike Kakooza. Tom Mujuzi, who went in exile in 2001 after he was allegedly accused of rebellion after  having been connected to Mayombo’s …

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I defend rebels

By Joan Akello Caleb Alaka, 38, the sought after lawyer talked to Joan Akello about his life and clients Any three things we don’t know about you? My father was a banker but later became a Reverend. I have a knack for tackling very challenging issues. I’ve had very scary …

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