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DRC President Tshisekedi meets Hutu, Tutsi

Kinshasa, DRC | THE INDEPENDENT | DRC President Félix-Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo has met a delegation of Tutsi Congolese, who he reassured of their safety and security in the country as citizens. The meeting comes a week after he also met leaders of the Congolese Hutu community. According to a statement from …

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EAC SUMMIT: Rwanda’s Kagame meets DRC Prime Minister

Shamar El Sheikh, Egypt | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has met face to face with DRC Prime Minister Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde at a special  EAC High Level Consultative meeting held Monday in Egypt at the sidelines of the meeting of United Nations Framework on Climate Change (COP-27). Monday’s High …

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Congo war nears Uganda

Local and foreign-backed forces wage war over mineral riches Some residents of the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo simply call it la guerre sans fin — the war without end. One morning in August, Abigael Bahati felt it in her skin as she searched for cassava leaves close to the …

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Uhuru Kenyatta calls for ceasefire in DRC

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua |   Kenya’s African Union (AU) peace envoy, Uhuru Kenyatta has called for a ceasefire in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) where fighting has led to the loss of lives and property as well as mass displacements. Kenyatta, the former Kenyan President who is …

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Rwanda regrets DR Congo’s decision to expel its envoy

Kigali, Rwanda | XINHUA |  The Rwandan government said Sunday that it regretted the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) decision to expel its envoy. The DRC’s government on Saturday ordered Rwandan Ambassador Vincent Karega to leave the country within 48 hours over Rwanda’s alleged support of rebels of the …

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Tension in region as DRC expels Rwandan ambassador

Kigali, Rwanda | ANADOLU AGENCY | Tensions between the Congo and Rwanda hit a new low Saturday as the top defense body asked the government to expel the Rwandan ambassador amid tensions concerning M23 rebels fighting in North Kivu province. Government spokesman Patrick Muyaya announced the directive on state television after …

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