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DRC Government Finally Signs Peace Accord With M23 Rebels

December 13, 2013 4:05 am1 comment
President Museveni and Joyce Banda append their signatures to the M23, DRC peace deal

Nairobi-The Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has finally signed a peace deal with former M23 rebels. A statement issued by the Government of Uganda indicates that the two sides yesterday signed the agreement at State House, Nairobi. M23 leader, Bisiima Bertrand, penned his signature to the declaration of commitments on behalf of the Movement of March 23 (M23) followed by Congolese Minister for foreign affairs, Tshibanda Raymond, to a declaration of commitments on behalf of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The two declarations taken together articulate the 11 points that were negotiated and agreed upon by the parties including a decision by M23 to end […]

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Peace in the DRC is contingent on peace between Hutu and Tutsi

August 30, 2013 3:00 pm2 comments
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Fighting is once again raging in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In mid-July, violence began again between the DRC government forces, called Forces Armées de la République Démocratique du Congo (FARDC), and M23 rebels

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FDLR Commander Killed in Congo

July 11, 2013 7:14 pm0 comments
FDLR Commander Killed in Congo

GOMA-A senior member of the rebel group Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda-FDLR has been killed during a battle with M23 rebels in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

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