Averting Proxy Wars in the Eastern DR Congo and Great Lakes: #CentralAfrica
@nicolasF24 @FRANCE24The First Congo War started in 1996 and lasted until 1997: #Rwandasought to topple #Mobutubecause he had provided safe haven for Hutu killers after the genocide. With Uganda and its allies, it helped rebel leader #Kabiladepose Mobutu. , #REPORTERS Sat at 9:10pm Paris Time ⤵️
@nicolasF24 @FRANCE24In 1998, Laurent-Désiré#Kabilasought to break away from his allies Rwanda and Uganda. With the help of the RCD - Congolese rebels - they turned on him. It was the start of the 2nd #Congowar . They occupied much of Northern & Eastern Congo for 5 years #REPORTERS ⤵ @nicolasF24 ️
DR Congo's President Felix Tshisekedi has faced a lot of challenges since being sworn in a year ago. How has he done in his first year in charge?
An editorial in Pakistan's Dawn newspaper says: "Pakistan already has a host of viruses to battle against, ranging from the polio to the Congo virus. With its strained healthcare system; it cannot afford new infections. " #Coronavirus
A year after historic change, DR Congo struggles with 'cohabitation'
SCOOP: is negotiating a security contract with the DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO through an Israeli firm that was paid $8M to block additional sanctions by the TRUMP administration against the DRC for corruption & human rights abuses.
Dikembe Mutombo flew 8-year-old Matadi from the Congo to the US and is paying for surgery to remove his tumor 🙏 (via )
Last night, U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 100 illegal aliens from Congo, Angola, and Cameroon near the U.S.–Mexico border. Our southern border is now a magnet for illegal immigration from all over the world. It's time for Democrats to help close the loopholes!