Great Lakes Region

By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 30th, 2013
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By Jerry Okungu,The Star column Kenya hosts the third largest UN complex outside the US and Europe. For decades now, Kenya has been the landing pad for many operations – military, humanitarian and rescue missions – in the Horn of Africa and the larger Great Lakes Region, South Sudan, Ethi...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Feb 27th, 2013
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The continuing security and humanitarian crisis in eastern DRC highlights the urgent need for accelerated reforms within the DRC and increased cooperation among key countries in the Great Lakes region. Patrick Ventrell Acting Deputy Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC The United S...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 23rd, 2013
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President Jacob Zuma will undertake a working visit to Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, to attend the signing ceremony of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the Region, which is scheduled to take place on 24 February 2013 at the African Union (AU)...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Dec 14th, 2012
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Members of the Rwandan Community in North America have petitioned the Unites States President Barack Obama over the Eastern DRC crisis. In a letter dated December 11, 2012, they explain to Obama the origin of the Congo crisis and accuse the international community including the United Nations of orch...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 9th, 2012
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By Joseph Rwagatare, The New Times Today, Uganda marks fifty years of independence – three months after Rwanda and Burundi celebrated theirs. But if you think the end of colonial rule signaled the end of foreign control, you might have to think again. Events in Africa today are uncomfortably si...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 30th, 2012
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James Wizeye ,The Guardian Under Paul Kagame Rwanda has become a bulwark of good governance in a troubled region. Dino Mahtani speculates that the rationale behind the west’s development aid to Rwanda is still overwhelmingly guilt at the west’s failure to stop the 1994 genocide (More than...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Dec 16th, 2011
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Leaders from Africa’s Great Lakes region on Friday welcomed the re-election of President Joseph Kabila in disputed polls in the Democratic Republic of Congo and urged opponents to accept the result. “The summit… congratulated the president of DRC on his re-election and urged those n...