La signature d’un document qui était censé marquer la fin des pourparlers de paix de Kampala entre le gouvernement congolais et les rebelles vaincus du M23 a été reportée sine die lundi à Entebbe, en Ouganda, à cause d’un désaccord sur son contenu et son titre.
The signing of a document that was supposed to mark the end of peace talks between DR Congo’s government and the defeated M23 rebels was postponed indefinitely on Monday in Entebbe, Uganda, over a disagreement on its wording and title.
The Congolese government says it will not sign a “peace deal” with the M23 rebels now that they have been defeated. Information Minister and government spokesman Lambert Mende told reporters during a news conference in Kinshasa on Tuesday that there will only be a “statement.”
DR Congo’s army has recaptured Bunagana, the last major town that was still occupied by the M23 rebels in North Kivu province. The victory marks a turning point for eastern Congo, which has been plagued by unrest for more than a decade.
DR Congo’s army has liberated three major towns from the M23 rebels in a span of just three days. It is a dramatic fall for the M23 rebels, who have terrorized hundreds of thousands of civilians in eastern Congo for more than a year.
TP Mazembe will play for a continental title for the first time since winning consecutive Champions League titles in 2009 and 2010. The Crows qualified for the final of the Orange CAF Confederation Cupon Saturday after they beat Stade Malien 1-0 in Lubumbashi.
TP Mazembe inched closer to a berth in the CAF Confederation Cup finals on Sunday with a 2-1 away win against Stade Malien in Bamako, Mali. Zambian international Rainford Kalaba opened the scoring for Mazembe on 14 minutes, maximizing on a long ball from Patrick Ilongo. Nine minutes later, team captain Tresor Mputu extended the […]
DR Congo’s TP Mazembe reached the semifinals of the Confederation Cup on Saturday after they beat Entente Sétif of Algeria 4-2 in Lubumbashi. Tanzanian striker Thomas Ulimwengu scored the first goal for Mazembe two minutes into the game with a header following an assist by Trésor Mputu. But Entente Setif quickly leveled the score a minute […]
DR Congo’s government said on Friday it will protect its population against any military attack by the Rwandan army on its territory.
M23 rebels and their allies in Rwanda deliberately shelled civilians neighborhoods in Goma on Thursday, Congolese government spokesman Lambert Mende said on Friday during a press conference in Kinshasa.