Youth from Democratic Republic of Congo attending the APRM Youth Continental Symposium in Kampala have called upon President Yoweri Museveni to champion peace in the Eastern region of the Congo.
President Yoweri Museveni has emphasized the need to work together in order to end the violence and insecurity that has rocked parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo for years.
The East Africa Community chairman who is also Kenya's President, Uhuru Kenyatta has called for the immediate deployment of a regional force to stabilize the situation in DRC.
The Democratic Republic of Congo, sub-Sahara’s largest country, became the 7th member state of the East African Community (EAC) on 29th March 2022, joining Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.
Rwanda's National Carrier, RwandAir has cancelled its flights to major cities in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
This comes after the Congolese government announced its decision to suspend Rwanda’s national carrier from its airspace.
By Andrew Besi
“Man is a political animal by nature, he is a scientist by chance or choice, he is a moralist because he is a man. The history of political thought is the history of the moral evaluation of political power.” – Hans Joachim Morgenthau
April has a habit of making itself an important month in the politics of our pearl as well as our continent. It was in 1979 that April saw the back of Idi Amin as he fled to Libya and then onwards to the embrace of the then Patriarch of the House of Saud in Jeddah.
The senior presidential adviser for special operations and Commander Land Forces Lt Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba will personally be on the group in the DRC jungles to supervise final Manouvers of the Operation Shujaa.
The Ugandan Senior Presidential Advisor for Special Operations and Commander UPDF Land Forces Lt Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba has welcomed the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to the East African Community, saying the dreams of our fathers and grandfathers are coming to fruition.
The overall Commander Operation Shujaa Maj Gen Kayanja Muhanga has been inspecting troops as well as towns of Boga, Tchabi and Kainama that were dislodged from the fleeing ADF terrorists.
This has been from 13th February to date (18th February 2022).
The Uganda People's Defense Forces (UPDF) together with the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) have said they have obtained "critical information about the presence of an armed group harboring sinister clandestine plans deliberately to sabotage the joint military action agai