Friday 15 November 2013
November 14, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - The African Union (AU) has ‘‘welcomed’’ the defeat of the M23 rebels and called on the Democratic Republic of Congo(DRC) to pursue other ‘‘negative elements’’ in the volatile eastern part of the country.
Tuesday 29 October 2013
October 28, 2013 (GOMA) - The Congolese army (FARDC) said on Sunday it had retaken three towns which were initially under control of M23 rebels.
Army Spokesman, Lt. Col. Olivier Hamuli, told The Associated Press that Rutshuru, Kiwanja (...)
Sunday 27 October 2013
October 26, 2013 (GOMA) – Fighting broke out on Friday between M23 rebels and the Congolese army.
The clashes, the first in two months, come after the collapse of peace talks in Kampala between the M23 and the Democratic Republic of (...)
Friday 11 October 2013
October 10, 2013 (KAMPALA) - The M23 rebels are engaging in illegal gold trade to benefit its leaders and finance rebellion in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, says a new report by the American Advocacy group, Enough. (...)
Thursday 14 November 2013
November 13, 2013 (KAMPALA) – A Ugandan minister has told the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to sort out its problem after the DRC accused Uganda of having an ‘’interest in the M23’’.
‘‘The problem of DRC is the problem (...)
Monday 29 July 2013
July 28, 2013 (NAIROBI) - The global human rights organisation, Amnesty International has announced that it will in October this year open a regional office in the Kenyan capital Nairobi to bolster its human rights work in the East (...)
Monday 9 September 2013
September 8, 2013 (KAMPALA) – Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni has appealed for more international support for Congolese refugees who have fled violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to neighbouring countries in (...)
Tuesday 26 February 2013
February 25, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir Mayardit, said he sees no rationality in engaging in infinite talks with the government of neighbouring Sudan from which his country seceded in 2011 following a referendum (...)
Friday 13 December 2013
December 12, 2013 (NAIROBI) - The Congolese government and the M23 rebel group on Thursday signed a peace agreement in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. Congolese M23 rebels fighters travel on trucks in Rushuru, Democratic Republic of (...)
Saturday 14 December 2013
December 13, 2013 (KAMPALA)- The United Nations secretary-general, Ban Ki-Moon, and envoys for the Great Lakes region have called on militias in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to abandon their rebellion and resolve (...)
South Sudan and the nation building!2016-02-06 11:47:08
" Disagreement does't mean disapproval." Oprah Winfrey.
By Dhano Obongo
I have been delving in a debate within myself as to what could possibly be the proper way to expound a presentation to (...)
Africa: Strengthen steps to end child marriage2015-12-14 08:04:41
December 10, 2015
African governments should coordinate action to improve laws, education, health care, and public awareness to end the scourge of child marriage, Human Rights Watch said today (...)
Professor Akolda, it is too early for you to go2015-12-06 06:36:15
I learnt from social media of the untimely departure of Professor Akolda Maan Tier on the 30th Nov 2015, whom I knew and admired, as one of the great, committed sons of both Sudans, who dedicated (...)