Tag: DRC

BRIEFS

DRC Brigadier Buys Mansions with Stolen Money

Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Brigadier Ngoy Timothee...

Eight UN Peacekeepers Wounded During Clashes with M23 Rebels, DRC

The UN has announced that eight of their peacekeepers...

South Africa Reports Two Soldiers Killed in DRC

The South Africa National Defence Force has reported the...

M23 Rebels Declare Curfew, Accuses Government of Targeting Civilians

The M23 Rebel group in the DRC has declared...

STORIES

Canada to Consider Designating FDLR as Terror Group

Canada's London West MP, Arielle Kayabaga, has requested Canada's parliament to designate the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) as a terrorist group. The MP's request came after she returned from Rwanda after attending Rwanda's Kwibuka 30 ceremony, which commemorates the 30th anniversary of the 1994 Rwandan...

Three Tanzanian Soldiers Killed by Mortar Fire in the DRC

What You Need to Know: A statement released by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) today has announced the passing of three Tanzanian soldiers serving under the SADC’s mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (SAMIDRC).  Currently, the SAMIDRC force utilizes 5000 personnel from South Africa, Tanzania and Malawi. With...

More Rwandan Troops to Deploy to Cabo Delgado, Mozambique

What You Need to Know: Rwanda is planning to deploy more troops to Mozambique's Cabo Delgado region with support from a 20 million euro (21 million USD) grant from the European Union. Mozambique’s northern Cabo Delgado region has been under threat from various jihadist groups such as Ansar al-Sunna and...

At Least 10 Killed in DRC Attack

What Happened Local sources within the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have reported that an attack by the DRC's Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebel group has left at least 10 civilians dead. The attack took place on a village named Mangodomu, in the DRC's North Kivu province. Following the attack,...

DRC Names First Female Prime Minister

What's Happening As the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Felix Tshisekedi, seeks to form a new government he has named the nations' very first female Prime Minister. Judith Suminwa Tuluka has been appointed and inaugurated on April 1st, marking progress for the nation. Gender equality within...

Hostile Rhetoric Continues Between DRC and Rwanda

What's Happening Despite recent public declarations from both Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi of intentions to meet for diplomatic talks, rhetoric from both leaders signals that a potential meeting may still be far off. The two leaders have agreed to meet together...

Week's Recap

Canada to Consider Designating FDLR as Terror Group

Canada's London West MP, Arielle Kayabaga, has requested Canada's...

Brazil: Landless Rural Workers Movement Occupies Agricultural Research Corporation Lands

What You Need to Know:  Members of the Landless Rural...

Swiss Firm ALP Services Under Multiple Investigations for Alleged Espionage and Misinformation Campaigns for the UAE

ALP Services, a private intelligence agency headquartered in Switzerland,...

Over 2,000 Genocide Victims Discovered in Rwanda to Receive Proper Burial

Over 2,000 victims of the 1994 Rwandan genocide are...
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