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M23 urged to stop targeting civilians as 50 killed in east DRC

Nairobi, Dec. 3 -- Emotions are still running high after the killing of civilians in Kishishe, in the chiefdom of Bwito, Rutshuru territory, about 100 kilometres from Goma in the east of the Democrati... Read More


Pope Francis to visit DR Congo and South Sudan early 2023

Nairobi, Dec. 2 -- Pope Francis will visit the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan early 2023, Monsignor Ettore Balestrero, the Apostolic Nuncio to the DRC, has said. Monsignor Balestrero ma... Read More


President Ruto: EAC troops to enforce peace in Congo

Nairobi, Nov. 21 -- Kenyan President William Ruto on Monday said the East African Community (EAC) troops deployed in the Democratic Republic of Congo would 'enforce peace', not 'keep' it. In an appar... Read More


M23: Tshisekedi's problem ahead of 2023 DR Congo elections

Nairobi, Nov. 20 -- President Felix Tshisekedi broke the jinx in DR Congo politics by becoming the first president to come to power in a peaceful transition. He is however under no illusion that next ... Read More


Rwanda forces kill 'unidentified' DRC soldier after he crosses border

Nairobi, Nov. 19 -- The Rwandan army has Saturday killed a soldier in the district of Rubavu, on the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo. According to a statement from the Rwanda Defence For... Read More


Uhuru says Kagame has agreed to urge M23 rebels to cease fire

Nairobi, Nov. 19 -- Kenya's former President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday said Rwandan leader Paul Kagame had agreed to influence ceasefire by M23 rebels, currently fighting Congolese forces. The announc... Read More


Kenyan soldiers vow to protect DRC's strategic Goma airport

Nairobi, Nov. 17 -- Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) on Wednesday vowed to protect the strategic Goma Airport in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) from possible attacks as rebels advanced in a batt... Read More


Spare the children from war, Uhuru pleads as he visits DRC's Goma

Nairobi, Nov. 16 -- Former Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta Tuesday went close to the conflict zone in Goma and Rutshuru in DR Congo's North Kivu, where he pleaded with fighters to end the war as he me... Read More


At least 50 Chad protesters killed as police clamp down on dissent

Nairobi, Oct. 21 -- At least 50 people were killed and dozens of others injured in the Chadian capital of N'Djamena on Thursday after their political protests were brutally quelled by the police. The... Read More


Confusion as DRC president names dead commander to new post

Nairobi, Oct. 20 -- There has been confusion in Kinshasa after Democratic Republic of Congo President Felix Tshisekedi named a dead commander to a new role in the ongoing military reforms. A presiden... Read More