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UN support for Congo campaign against Rwanda rebels in doubt over abuses  2015-01-31
By Michelle Nichols and Aaron Ross UNITED NATIONS/KINSHASA (Reuters) - United Nations support for a planned military operation against Rwandan rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo could be in doubt because Congo named a general accused of rights abuses to head the offensive, diplomats and officials said on Friday. General Bruno Mandevu was appointed on Sunday to head a Congolese army ...
UN support for Congo campaign against Rwanda rebels in doubt over abuses  2015-01-31
By Michelle Nichols and Aaron Ross UNITED NATIONS/KINSHASA (Reuters) - United Nations support for a planned military operation against Rwandan rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo could be in doubt because Congo named a general accused of rights abuses to head the offensive, diplomats and officials said on Friday. General Bruno Mandevu was appointed on Sunday to head a Congolese army ...
Congo: where aircraft graveyards double as makeshift playgrounds  2015-01-31
With little else to do, disaffected children in The DRC have taken to the reckage of abandoned aeroplanes to play, pass the time and let their imaginations run wild
Congo - DR Congo Preview: Neighbours clash in Afcon quarter-final  2015-01-31
Congo coach Claude Le Roy was full of praise for his side ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final against Democratic Republic of Congo at Estadio de Bata on Saturday.
Rebels in DR Congo vow to disarm after army threatens offensive  2015-01-30
Rwandan Hutu rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday pledged to disarm a day after the Congolese army threatened a fresh offensive. The FARDC (DRC Armed Forces) announced Thursday a fresh offensive against Rwandan ethnic Hutu rebels -- FDLR (Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda) -- after weeks of heavy international pressure to act. Older members of the FDLR are held ...
Columbus Crew SC complete deal for Democratic Republic of the Congo international Cedrick Mabwati  2015-01-30
Columbus Crew SC went to Africa for their latest attacking reinforcements. The club announced on Friday that they'd acquired Democratic Republic of the Congo international Cedrick Mabwati , commonly known as Cedrick, via a transfer with current club Real Betis.
Congo v Democratic Republic of Congo: Neighbours clash in AFCON quarter-final  2015-01-30
A mouth-watering clash between neighbours Congo and Democratic Republic of Congo kicks off the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.
A rivalry heard across the world: What DRC v Congo means  2015-01-30
The Democratic Republic of Congo and the Republic of Congo share many characteristics, writes Jude Wanga, but they will be passionately separated by football on Saturday.
Burundi’s December inflation eases to 3.8 pct y/y  2015-01-30
Burundi’s inflation fell to 3.8 percent year-on-year in December from 4.2 percent in November due to lower costs of furnishings and household equipment in the central African economy, official data showed on Friday.
Burundi rivals hold talks to ease pre-vote tensions  2015-01-30
Burundi's ruling party has said it is "ready for compromise" with the opposition to ensure peaceful elections, as warnings mount of the risk of violence in the upcoming key polls. Opposition politicians however said they were suspicious of the apparent olive branch. The CNDD-FDD party of President Pierre Nkurunziza -- who is expected to run for a third term despite opponents' claims that would ...
DRC army in new offensive against Rwanda rebels  2015-01-30
The army in the Democratic Republic of Congo announced Thursday a fresh offensive against Rwandan ethnic Hutu rebels after weeks of heavy international pressure to act. "Today we're launching new operations against the FDLR (Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda)," General Didier Etumba said in Beni, in the north of North Kivu province. "This is an operation by the FARDC (DRC Armed ...
DRC army in new offensive against Rwanda rebels  2015-01-30
The army in the Democratic Republic of Congo announced Thursday a fresh offensive against Rwandan ethnic Hutu rebels after weeks of heavy international pressure to act. "Today we're launching new operations against the FDLR (Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda)," General Didier Etumba said in Beni, in the north of North Kivu province. "This is an operation by the FARDC (DRC Armed ...
Congo declares start of campaign against Rwandan Hutu rebels  2015-01-29
Democratic Republic of Congo's army on Thursday declared the official start of operations against Rwandan Hutu rebels, but a senior army official said combat had not yet begun. Army spokesman General Leon Kasonga said the start of a campaign against the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) was announced by the chief of staff of the Congolese army (FARDC), Didier Etumba, on a ...
East Africa's First Utility-Scale Solar Field Boosts Rwanda's Development  2015-01-29
Uganda gives DR Congo M23 rebels deadline to leave  2015-01-29
Uganda has issued a three-month ultimatum to Democratic Republic of Congo to relocate hundreds of ex-rebel fighters or they will be handed to the United Nations, an army spokesman said Thursday. The deadline follows clashes between the defeated M23 rebels and the Ugandan armed forces last month, when attempts to repatriate the insurgents saw around 1,000 fighters escape their camp in western ...





News from Africa
UN support for Congo campaign against Rwanda rebels in doubt over abuses 
2015-01-31
UN support for Congo campaign against Rwanda rebels in doubt over abuses 
2015-01-31
Congo: where aircraft graveyards double as makeshift playgrounds 
2015-01-31
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