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 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 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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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, (...)
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 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 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 (...)
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 (...)
UNAMID’s failure and the issue of security in Darfur2014-08-01 05:51:58
By Eric Reeves
July 31, 2014 - The failure of the UN/African Union ("hybrid") Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) has become overwhelmingly conspicuous. The evidence of incompetence, ineffectiveness, (...)
Memory, healing and transformation in South Sudan 2014-07-23 05:55:08
Memory, Healing and Transformation in South Sudan
A Working Paper by David K. Deng
What is memorialization? 2
Integrity 3 (...)