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 (...)
Tuesday 22 October 2013
October 21, 2013 (KAMPALA)- Peace talks between the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo(DRC) and the M23 rebels has been suspended over disagreements on amnesty for the rebels.
"There is total disagreement on the general (...)
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 (...)
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 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.
Wednesday 30 October 2013
October 29, 2013 (NEW YORK) - The United Nations Security Council has condemned the killing of a Tanzanian UN peace keeper in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
‘‘The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest (...)
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 (...)
Friday 18 October 2013
October 17, 2013 (GOMA) – One rebel was on Tuesday killed in clashes between the M23 rebels and Congolese government troops, a rebel leader said Tuesday in the Ugandan capital Kampala.
The M23 and the DRC government have since last (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
Djibrill Bassole: A Political Prisoner 2016-06-30 20:02:42
By Djibrill Bassolé Solidarity Committee
Nine months ago, Djibrill Bassolé, the former Burkina Faso's Foreign Minister was arrested. He remains, since then, arbitrarily jailed in a military (...)
Lawlessness in Darfur unabatedly continues 2016-06-30 06:06:12
By Mahmoud A. Suleiman
Darfur remains passing from bad to worse until the lawlessness reached sky-high stage and the anarchy epidemic it the unarmed peaceful citizens in kill off. The National (...)
Nile Cooperation akin to teamwork in sports2016-06-28 12:20:36
By John Rao Nyaoro
For any football team, you have the goal keeper, defenders, midfielders, strikers and the coach. These entities blend together so as to secure victory for their team. (...)