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Africa: Statement of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission On the Tension in the ...

All Africa 22 Feb 2024
The Chairperson of AUC, Moussa Faki Mahamat, is very concerned about the continuous tension in Eastern DRC and reiterates his call for rapid de-escalation ....
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Rwanda: Why Rwanda Supports M23 Rebels in DR Congo's Conflict

All Africa 22 Feb 2024
Fierce battles between Congolese troops and the M23 rebels in eastern DR Congo have intensified regional tensions. Experts say it points to worsening relations between Kigali and Kinshasa ....
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Congo-Kinshasa: UN Security Council Sanctions 6 Rebel Leaders in Congo

All Africa 21 Feb 2024
United Nations -- The U.N. Security Council designated six individuals for sanctions Tuesday for their destabilizing activities in Congo, where violence has escalated in the east this year, intensifying an already dire humanitarian situation ....
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Congo-Kinshasa: DR Congo Crisis Can Be Over If 'Real Issues' Are Addressed - Rwanda

All Africa 21 Feb 2024
The Rwandan government spokesperson Yolande Makolo, has responded to the accusations by France that Rwanda supports M23 rebels in eastern DR Congo ....
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Congo-Kinshasa: DRC Prime Minister Quits After Court Ruling On Seperation of Powers

All Africa 21 Feb 2024
Nairobi -- The Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde has resigned from his position after three years at the helm ....
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Congo-Kinshasa: UN Agencies Sound Alarm Over Renewed Clashes in Eastern DR Congo

All Africa 21 Feb 2024
Amid reports of a renewed escalation of hostilities in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the UN peacekeeping mission in the country has called on the M23 rebels to cease its offensive, the UN Spokesperson said on Monday ....
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Africa: Tragic Floods Demonstrate the Lifesaving Power of Trees

All Africa 21 Feb 2024
Kalehe, Democratic Republic of Congo -- After disastrous flooding and mudslides, the Kalehe government launched a reforestation campaign to help spare future generations from the same overwhelming grief ....
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South Africa: Bodies of Soldiers Who Died in the DRC Return Home

All Africa 21 Feb 2024
The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) will on Wednesday repatriate and officially hand over the mortal remains of Captain Simon Mkhulu Bobe and Lance Corporal Irven Thabang Semono to their families ....
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‘Lumumba: Death of a Prophet’: Revisiting a Mythic Figure

New York Times 21 Feb 2024
The 1990 documentary about Patrice Lumumba by Raoul Peck (“I Am Not Your Negro”), showing at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, looks and feels newly minted ... .
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Congo-Kinshasa: Rwanda Decries DR Congo Military Build Up and Disputes U.S. Statement

All Africa 19 Feb 2024
Kigali -- Rwanda is deeply concerned by the abandonment of the Luanda and Nairobi Processes by the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo, and by the international community's indifference to DRC's dramatic military build-up ....
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Rwanda: Govt Takes Defence Measures Amid 'Threat' From DR Congo

All Africa 19 Feb 2024
The Rwandan government says it is "deeply concerned" by DR Congo's abandonment of the Luanda and Nairobi peace process and the international community's indifference to the country's "dramatic military build-up" near Rwanda's border ....

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