In Central Africa
Dec 3rd, 2012
DR Congo troops have entered the eastern mining city of Goma, two days after rebel M23 fighters withdrew in line with a regionally brokered deal. But the rebels have warned they will retake the city, if the government fails to meet their demands within 48 hours. The rebels’ lightning capture of...
In East Africa
Mar 27th, 2011
Mogadishu – The military chiefs of Uganda and Burundi say that their countries are in the process of deploying 4 000 additional troops to the African Union’s peacekeeping mission in Somalia. Burundi’s Godefroid Niyombare and Uganda’s Aronda Nyakairima said in a statement relea...