Rutshuru

By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Jul 10th, 2012
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The sounds of shuffling feet and the occasional wheelbarrow fill the air on the road to Goma, with hundreds of civilians in the Democratic Republic of Congo fleeing new fighting between rebels and the Congolese army. Many of them carry all they own on their backs as they pass government troops, and e...
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
May 10th, 2011
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Kinshasa – A government minister has survived an attack by armed gunmen in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo that killed two other people. Higher Education Minister Mashako Mamba had been visiting DRC’s volatile east, which is home to a myriad of armed groups. Authorities say they suspect a ...