Tag: DRC

BRIEFS

Rwanda MoD Declared Image of Declaration of War as Fake

The Rwandan Ministry of Defence has posted on its...

The Conflict in the Congo Grows

The conflict in the Eastern DRC is set to...

Angola Joins the Battle!

After yet another ceasefire between the DRC government and...

Investigations Begin after Another Shooting at Rwanda’s Border

Rwanda has once again accused a soldier of the...

STORIES

Eight South African ‘Blue Helmets’ Detained Over Sexual Abuse Allegations in the Congo

What You Need to Know: Following a United Nations (UN) press release on Wednesday, it has been revealed that eight South African peacekeepers working under the UN’s MONUSCO mandate in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have been suspended from duty after “fraternizing, after curfew...

Uganda Claims Actions in Congo have Killed over 500 IS-Allied Fighters

What We Know: Uganda launched operations in the Congo to fight Islamic State-aligned rebels called the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF). President Yoweri Museveni announced that the attacks had been successful and had killed 567 fighters and retrieved multiple pieces of equipment, including submachine guns and RPGs. Museveni claims the group...

UN Peacekeepers To Leave Congo After 25 Years In The Country

What You Need To Know: United Nations peacekeepers stationed in the Democratic Republic of Congo are set to withdraw, as confirmed by Antonio Guterres, the Secretary-General of the United Nations. This marks the conclusion of the Monusco mission, initially deployed 25 years ago by the UN to stabilize the region. In...

EACRF Commander Allegedly Resigns, Kenya Says He Did Not

Commander of the East African Community Regional Force (EACRF), Kenyan Maj. Gen. Jeff Nyagah, allegedly delivered on Friday his letter of resignation citing an "aggravated threat" to his "safety and a systematic plan to frustrate efforts of the EACRF". His letter claims in January several "mercenaries" placed a number...

Human Rights Watch Claims War Crimes in the DRC

Human rights advocacy NGO Human Rights Watch yesterday released a comprehensive report detailing abuses going on in the Eastern DRC, with a primary focus on the M23 rebel group. It lists a series of specific instances, and pulls witness testimonies for many of them. It also renews accusations that...

Is the M23 Actually Withdrawing..?

« We have sufficiently alerted to the ongoing genocide and condemn the silence of humanitarian and human rights organizations. We received more than 5,000 families in Bwiza fleeing the government coalition that is killing them. Enough is enough » -A tweet from both the M23 and Lawrence Kanyuka, a...

Week's Recap

U.S. Air Force Confirms One Dead, Seven Missing, Osprey Crash

As this publication reported on November 29th, 2023, a...

Islamic Resistance in Iraq Renews Attacks Against American Forces

The Islamic Resistance in Iraq, an umbrella organization of...

US Senate Votes Down Bill to Withdraw Troops from Syria

The United States Senate has voted down a bill...

Possible Self-Immolation Outside Israeli Consulate, Atlanta, Georgia

Update (1655 EST): Israeli govenrment statement on the incident: https://twitter.com/codyalcorn/status/1730702712201769302?s=46&t=fwloThPnqgTH71QlDeR_hA Update...
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