SA is a country that is singularly lacking in real debate: it only knows slogans and monochrome distinctions between good and evil. Nelson Mandela was a saint and Verwoerd a disciple of the devil. Nadine Gordimer, who the zealous Swedes
The Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) have missed the deadline set by the Southern African Development Community to voluntarily disarm themselves, it said on Saturday.
In spite of the presence of 20,000 UN peacekeepers, around 50 Congolese … Read the rest
The East African nation of Rwanda is requiring all visitors from the United States and Spain to self-monitor, fill out an extensive questionnaire and report their medical condition for the first 21 days of their visits because of the Ebola … Read the rest
The ‘Defeat of M23’ was perhaps orchestrated, says Andre Vltchek, an investigative journalist. The situation in the DRC is unpredictable, and exceptionally volatile
Reports suggested that the UN grew tired of the insurgents, and the M23 gunmen were pinned down … Read the rest
Democratic Republic of Congo rebels said Tuesday they were laying down their arms after a crushing assault by the UN-backed army pushed them out of the country’s mineral-rich troubled east.
The M23 movement said in a statement that it had … Read the rest
The current conflict in the Kivu Region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) threatens to linger on despite an international effort to broker a truce between the M23 rebellion and the Congolese government. The 2012 version of this conflict … Read the rest
French judges have charged a Rwandan doctor for planning to “commit the crime of genocide” in 1994, a judicial source said, after Kigali issued an international warrant against him.
Eugene Rwamucyo is wanted by Kigali for having allegedly planned and … Read the rest
The Democratic Republic of the Congo military has warned that any aggressor would be met with force and added that it was untroubled by German and other mercenaries.
M23 rebels have issued a warning to the Congolese government that they … Read the rest
Hundreds of South African soldiers deployed to the volatile east of the Democratic Republic of Congo are likely to be involved in violent clashes with thousands of battle-hardened rebels.
The UN has given the M23 rebels 48 hours to demobilise … Read the rest
A Rwandan man who came to Canada in 2001 as a refugee after the 1994 genocide in Rwanda has been acquitted on charges that he participated in the very genocide that he fled.
Jacques Mungwarere was acquitted Friday on one … Read the rest
A rebel group believed to be backed by Rwanda seized the strategic, provincial capital of Goma in eastern Congo on Tuesday, home to more than 1 million people as well as an international airport in a development that threatens to … Read the rest
A Swede of Rwandan origin went on trial Friday on charges of taking part in the killings of tens of thousands of people during the 1994 genocide in his homeland, the first such case in the Nordic country.
Stanislas Mbanenande, … Read the rest
Rwanda – along with Australia, Argentina, Luxembourg and South Korea – won a seat on the U.N. Security Council on Thursday, despite accusations by a U.N. panel that Rwanda’s defense minister commands a rebellion in Democratic Republic of Congo.
Rwanda … Read the rest