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Uganda Army Attacks Rebel In Eastern DRC

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Uganda army used long-range artillery to attack a shadowy rebel group in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Friday in the border region. Army spokesman Richard Karemire said they had intelligence report the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a Ugandan Muslim rebel group, could conduct hostile activities against Uganda. The ADF rebel group was behind the Tanzanian peacekeepers attack ...

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UN Peacekeepers Head Pays Tribute To Killed Soldiers In DRC

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United Nations peacekeeping operations’ head attended a ceremony in Dar es Salaam on Thursday in honor to the killed peacekeepers in neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo very recently during a mission. Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix said they have gathered in the port city of Tanzania to honor fourteen fallen peacekeepers from the country whose lives were sacrificed serving ...

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12 UN Peacekeepers Killed In Congo Following Islamist Attack

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More than a dozen peacekeepers along with five army men have been killed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) late Thursday after heavily armed militants overran a remote base following hours of confused fighting. The local Islamist extremist group wounded over half ton peacekeepers too and many of them are said to be in a critical condition. Death ...

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Elections Not Possible Before April 2019: Congo’s Electoral Commission

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Joseph Kabila has been continuously making use of all the efforts to postpone his stepping down from the chair of President of Democratic Republic of Congo. Presidential election was scheduled to be held last year in November but it was failed even though there was wide protest by opposition claiming it to be unconstitutional. Lately the electoral commission added fuel ...

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Congo’s Electoral Commission Announces Presidential Elections Not Possible In 2017

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The long delayed presidential elections in Democratic Republic of Congo will face further delay as Electoral Commission of the country announced Friday in Paris that even by the end of 2017 votes would not be possible. The mandate of President Joseph Kabila is ending by the mid of December this year following long protests and claiming dozens of lives in ...

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What Makes Congo One Of The Most Unstable Countries

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Not less than a million people have been displaced in the Democratic Republic of Congo in past one year due to diplomatic crisis. Many have been killed and are dumped in mass graves, but no one cares about it even though it is true several inadequate aid agencies have landed to deal the situation amid a pitiful amount of sanctioned ...

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Life Is Opposite In US And Congo: Refugee Mwibeleca Amuri

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Mwibeleca Amuri, a refugee from Congo, fled from his country due to war and political turmoil in 1997 to Tanzania where he met and married his wife. Both together has five children and the oldest is now 18-year-old. Last year in September he resettled in San Diego and recalls his struggles to welcome peace in his life. He is 39 ...

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