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 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 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 6 November 2013
October 05, 2013 (KAMPALA)- The most powerful of the numerous militia in the volatile eastern Democratic Republic of Congo(DRC) , the M23 ,on Tuesday announced it had abandoned its nearly two year old rebellion against the DRC (...)
Monday 11 November 2013
October 10, 2013 (KAMPALA) - The defeated Congolese rebel group, M23, has written to Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni expressing concern about disarming and demobilising under the supervision of their erstwhile opponents, the (...)
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 (...)
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, (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
South Sudan: Justice remains elusive, one year on2014-12-17 04:17:40
By Elizabeth Deng
December 16 2014 - A year after the outbreak of violence in Juba last December, hopes of accountability for abuses linked to the conflict remain distant. Despite repeated calls (...)
Sudan protects terrorists2014-12-15 04:29:57
By Kimberly Hollingsworth*
December 15, 2014 - Sudan used to be the heart of Africa; now, Sudan is the heart of international terrorist organizations. Sudan is the hub for training extremists. (...)