National Congress for the Defence of the People

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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Jul 11th, 2012
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I spent the last twenty days of June in the Congo. Most of that time, I visited people and communities at grass root level. In brief, I went to Fizi – Baraka – Uvira – Bukavu – Kalehe – Minova – Goma. All by road. I ended my trip in Kinshasa, trying to wrap with […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 14th, 2012
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Antoine Roger Lokongo The carnage that is lived daily by the Congolese people in eastern DRC is what the Congolese daily Le Potentiel calls a ‘forgotten genocide’[1] by the will of the international community. In fact, the international community has witnessed the atrocities being committed in easter...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
May 28th, 2012
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Kinshasa – Rwandan citizens have been recruited and trained to fight in support of army mutineers in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to a confidential UN report obtained by the BBC. “The United Nations has conducted interviews with 11 combatants who abandoned th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
May 7th, 2012
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Goma – The army in Democratic Republic of Congo vowed on Monday to go after mutinous troops who fail to return to its ranks before the expiry of an ultimatum issued at the weekend. “We are military men. When the time is up, if the mutineers don’t surrender, we are going to pursue op...
By benim
In Central Africa
Feb 12th, 2011
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Youngsters struggling to adapt to civilian life feel they have little option but to return to fighting. A lack of community support and persistent discrimination is being blamed for the re-recruitment of former child soldiers by the army and militias in Masisi territory, in eastern Democratic Republi...