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By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 10th, 2013
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Considered an overview, this piece combines a wide range of events, observations, and consequent thoughts on the current situation in the eastern DRC. Focussing on M23 rebels, DRC government, and the UN mission it will also take into account main other dynamics and actors. An accumulation of events I...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 17th, 2013
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For whom, for what, against whom? Jean-Paul Kimonyo The sequence of events makes the immediate causes prompting the M23 rebellion quite clear. It all really started in February 2012 with the flawed attempt by some Western countries to have Bosco Ntaganda arrested as a condition for the recognition of...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 10th, 2013
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By Courtney Meyer In late November, two Congolese rebel fighters who chose to abandon the group revealed to the BBC the extent of Rwanda’s meddling and financial backing. Captain Rudahirwa and Colonel Bestfriend Ndozi—former members of the Congolese army turned students and activists in the Congolese...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Nov 30th, 2012
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They have been cornered by financial crisis By Antoine Roger Lokongo INTRODUCTION All the signs are written on the wall that after the split of Sudan, the United States of America is targeting the Democratic Republic of Congo to re-enact the same scenario: arming the Tutsi regime of Rwanda and Uganda...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Jun 25th, 2012
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The International Monetary Fund is giving what it calls a “promising” economic outlook for the Democratic Republic of Congo. The head of a just-completed IMF mission to Congo, Robert York, projected Monday that the country’s economy will expand 7 percent this year, with inflation in the single ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 14th, 2012
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Abbot José Mpundu INTRODUCTION I would like first and foremost to thank the organisers of this workshop for giving me the opportunity to speak to the gathering on “Assessment of the Political Opposition Action in the DR Congo”. This is of course a sensitive topic, for “assessing” entails some degree ...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Feb 29th, 2012
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Kampala – Ongoing violence in the volatile eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo has caused thousands of people to flee to neighbouring Uganda this year, government officials said. The Congolese were fleeing through different official and unofficial border points, Ugandan authorities said. M...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 22nd, 2012
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By Kris Berwouts The elections of November 28th 2011 in the DR Congo took place with many and under strict control of the government. The non-acceptance of the official results of both the presidential and parliamentary elections means that there is still political instability today, and this will pr...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 2nd, 2012
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By Jacques Depelchin As in other parts of the world, there are signs of revolt of ordinary people against many decades of oppression and dispossession. The dictators leave, but the system which bore them remains. To whomever wants to listen to the voice of conscience in the Democratic Republic of Con...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Dec 30th, 2011
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Brazzaville – The Republic of Congo has banned 69 Chinese fishing boats from its waters for illicit activities, Fisheries Minister Dieudonne Kiessiekiaoua said Friday. “These boats are suspended until further notice from industrial fishing in Congolese territorial waters, because of a fai...