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 (...)
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 (...)
Wednesday 11 September 2013
September 10, 2013 (KAMPAL) - The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the M23 rebels on Tuesday resumed peace talks in the Ugandan capital, Kampala.
The peace talks come less than a week after regional leaders, (...)
Thursday 5 December 2013
December 4, 2013 (KINSHASHA) - The World Food Programme (WFP) has announced it has been forced to cut food assistance for displaced persons in the North Kivu region of the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) due to a shortage 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. (...)
Tuesday 12 November 2013
October 11, 2013 (KAMPALA) - A peace agreement that was supposed be signed between the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the defeated March 23(M23) rebels flopped Monday evening after the DRC delegation reportedly said it (...)
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 (...)
Friday 8 November 2013
October 7, 2013 (KAMPALA) –A commander of the defeated Congolese rebel group, M23, has surrendered to Ugandan authorises, an Ugandan government source said on Thursday.
Sultani Makenga, a senior commander of the rebel group is said to (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
The Berlin Meeting: What’s at stake?2015-02-25 11:33:06
By the Sudan Democracy First Group (SDFG)
Between 25 and 27 February, Berlin will become the hub for the Sudanese unarmed and armed opposition, invited by the German Foreign Ministry and the (...)
Can a democratic government extend its own life?2015-02-23 07:32:25
By Dr Lam Akol
Last Thursday, the government tabled before parliament an amendment bill in order to amend the Constitution for the Government to extend its life for two more years. In a (...)
Press Release from the SPLM/A (IO) in Uganda2015-02-11 09:39:09
February 10, 2015
1. The office of the SPLM/A (IO) and the presence of its diplomatic representation that was established under the Kampala outcome of the 21st August 2014 is operational and has (...)