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 (...)
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 (...)
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 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 (...)
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 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 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 (...)
EU sidesteps human rights standards2016-07-26 20:37:31
By Ahmed H. Adam and Ashley D. Robinson
In the European Union’s struggle to manage its refugee crisis, is it sidestepping human rights standards by funneling funding to war criminals through the (...)