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. (...)
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 (...)
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, (...)
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 (...)
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 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 (...)
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 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 (...)
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 (...)
Al-Bashir’s decree fell short of Sudan’s demands2014-04-17 09:57:38 By Mahmoud A. Suleiman
Ampril 16, 2014 - This article comes against the backdrop of the Decree number 158 of 2014 passed by the National Congress Party (NCP) president Marshal Omer Hassan Ahmed (...)
Why hiring a lawyer if you can buy a judge2014-04-17 09:11:43 By Dong Samuel Luak
April 16, 2014 - Many people in South Sudan are asking, how long did it take President Salva Kiir to plan all this tragedy befalling our young country now? Recruitment, (...)
SDFG mourn the loss of a Sudanese activist2014-04-20 09:02:39 The Sudan Democracy First Group mourns the loss of Osman Hummaida, a towering figure of the human rights movement in Sudan, and a tireless campaigner for democracy and peace in the country. Osman (...)