STATE OF SIEGE IN THE PROVINCES OF ITURI AND NORTH KIVU

STATE OF SIEGE IN THE PROVINCES OF ITURI AND NORTH KIVU

In an ordinance read to the RTNC (Radio Télévision Nationale Congolaise) on Monday, May 3, 2021, the Head of State Félix Tshisekedi, who declared a state of siege in North Kivu and Ituri, will replace the governors and vice governors of civilians with military and...
THOMAS LUBANGA WARNS ITURI MILITIAS

THOMAS LUBANGA WARNS ITURI MILITIAS

Whistle blower and peacemaker. This is the role that the former Hague detainee, Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, seems to take on. During a press conference held in Kinshasa on May 7, 2020, this ex-warlord wanted to draw the attention of both national and international opinion...
FARDC CAPTURES THE HEADQUARTERS OF MAI MAI MILITIAS

FARDC CAPTURES THE HEADQUARTERS OF MAI MAI MILITIAS

The Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) have captured the headquarters of the Mai Mai militias from She Assani located in the rural commune of Salamabila in the province of Maniema. This after two days of fighting, since the start of the...
Abuses committed by Mai-Mai Malaika militiamen in DRC

Abuses committed by Mai-Mai Malaika militiamen in DRC

While the southern part remains bruised by the abuses committed by the Mai-Mai Malaika militiamen for almost 5 years today, the situation remains worrying. As recently as four days ago, a sector chief was kidnapped in Kabambare territory and released for 24 hours. In...