Tag Archives: Congo

04 January 19

South Sudan’s rape crisis is shockingly unremarkable

According to new figures from the United Nations, over 1,100 people have suffered sexual violence in South Sudan this year, the highest figure since 2015. Pramila Patten, the UN’s senior-most expert, says rape and abuse is being used by both government
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16 January 17

Uganda hosts military base to monitor ‘negative forces’ in eastern Congo

Uganda is set to host a military intelligence base for nations in the Great Lakes region to monitor the growth of Ugandan rebel group, the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF).

23 June 16

ICC Sentences Former Congo Vice-President to 18 Years in Prison

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has sentenced former Congolese vice-president Jean-Pierre Bemba to 18 years in prison.

01 March 16

13 Killed in DR Congo By Suspected Ugandan Rebels

Suspected Ugandan rebels have killed 13 civilians during a raid on a village in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities have said.


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