Tag Archives: Rwanda

#PoliticoCD. | DRC Regional Force EAC: Uganda on the list, Rwanda “excluded” for its association with the M23

With a view to promoting peace, stability and development in the East of the Democratic Republic of Congo and in the greater region of East Africa, the military-security component of the Community of East Africa (EAC) plans to deploy, under its own auspices, a regional defense force in Ituri, North …

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#REUTERS. | Two dead in bus attack in Rwandan town

According to the police, the attackers are “armed thugs were suspected of being remnants of the FNL”, National Liberation Front. Two people were killed and six injured when gunmen suspected of belonging to a rebel group opened fire on a bus in southern Rwanda, police said on Saturday. The attack …

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#PoliticoCD. | Aggression in the East: The US Embassy in the DRC calls on Rwanda to cease its provocative behavior and inflammatory remarks

It’s an open secret. The Rwandan presence on Congolese territory, particularly in the border city of Buganana since Monday, June 13, defying all rules and principles of intangibility of borders is more than obvious. Reacting to this aggression, the American Embassy in the Democratic Republic of Congo denounces the provocative …

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#PoliticoCD. | Conquest of Bunangana: Uganda and Rwanda accused of uniting behind the M23

Several local sources report that the town of Bunagana, bordering Uganda, in eastern DRC fell on Monday June 13 under the control of M23 terrorists. Images fuse on the web, sources on site confirm that the FARDC have lost control of this area. – Advertising- In public opinion, Rwanda and …

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#REUTERS. | Rwanda accuses Congolese army of firing rockets on its soil

“The fact of wanting peace, fraternity and solidarity is not a weakness”, affirmed the Head of State of the DRC. The President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Félix Tshisekedi, said on Sunday that he had “no doubt” about Rwanda’s support for a rebellion that had come to “attack” his …

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#PoliticoCD. | Deputy Claude Misare “urgently” advocates an eternal separation wall between the DRC, Rwanda and Uganda

The National Deputy, Claude Misare Mugomberwa, gave, through POLITICO.CD, his position on the repeated military actions of the March 23 Movement (M23) against the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC). From the outset, he welcomes the government’s decision in the face of this aggression of the DRC …

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President Kagame visits Rwandan soldiers deployed in Mozambique ~ #AFP:

Rwanda was in July the first African country to send troops to support the Mozambican army in its fight against a jihadist insurgency in the province of Cabo Delgado, which is home to one of the largest liquefied natural gas projects in Africa. The Rwandan president landed in the provincial …

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Kinshasa and Kigali sign trade agreements, particularly on gold traceability ~ #AFP:

In the presence of two heads of state, a Congolese company, the Société aurifère du Kivu et du Maniema (Sakima SA) and a Rwandan, Dither LTD, signed “a memorandum of understanding of cooperation” for the exploitation of gold in order to deprive armed groups of income from this sector, according …

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VOA 60 of 22 March 2021 ~ #REUTERS:

At least 60 civilians were killed on Sunday in a series of attacks on villages in western Niger near the Malian border, six days after attacks in the same area that left 66 dead. In Congo Brazzaville, the death this morning of the opponent Guy-Brice Parfait Kolélas, brought an unforeseen …

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Rwanda admits financing the flight that brought Paul Rusesabagina back to Kigali ~ #AFP:

The government of Rwanda admitted on Friday to having “facilitated” the trip to Kigali, where he was arrested, of the hero of the film “Hotel Rwanda”, the Minister of Justice specifying in an interview that the authorities had financed this operation. Ex-manager of the Hôtel des Mille Collines in Kigali, …

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VOA60 Africa from February 12, 2021 ~ #AFP:

In Mali, the Algiers Accord monitoring committee met in Kidal, a city that remains under the control of the former rebellion. The former rebel and pro-government armed groups as well as the partners say they want to advance the application of this peace agreement signed in 2015. The UN Special …

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Marginalized Afro-Urugayans in the Land of Social Inclusion in Latin America ~ #AFP:

“As a child and teenager, I was called ‘black shit’ and I had to face it all my life,” laments the specialist in the 400m and 800m, Deborah Rodriguez, 28, who trains in his native Uruguay. The South American champion who participated in the 2012 and 2016 Olympics no longer …

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Congolese justice sentences 14 people for the murder of twin musicians in July ~ #AFP:

The fourteen men were “sentenced to death yesterday (Thursday) for the murder” of Max Nsenga Ntumba and Percé Muamba Ntumba, two rappers from Kinshasa who were in the province of Kongo-central, told AFP Me Trésor Lobo , one of the civil party lawyers. In the DRC, the death penalty can …

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In the Nigerian village of Zuba, a mechanic debunks prejudices ~ #REUTERS:

Abuja — In the village of Zuba, located on the outskirts of Abuja, the federal capital of Nigeria, there is a garage where women direct repair work on cars of all models. Favor Okonkwo, a mechanic, owns this garage. For her, practicing her profession is a dream come true, having …

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activist Joshua Wong sentenced to 13 months in prison ~ #AFP:

HONG KONG — Joshua Wong, one of Hong Kong’s best-known protest figures, and two other famous activists were sentenced to jail on Wednesday for their role in last year’s protests. Mr. Wong, 24, was sentenced to 13 and a half months in prison. His comrades Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam …

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