The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has finally become a member of the East African Community after depositing the instrument of ratification with the EAC Secretary General at the bloc’s headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.
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.
A UPDF soldier was killed as the Congolese army (FARDC) and the Ugandan military (UPDF) battled ADF and ISCAP terrorists in a fire exchange on Monday.
President Yoweri Museveni on Monday morning arrived in Nairobi for a meeting convened by his Kenyan counterpart and EAC Chairman Uhuru Kenyatta to discuss the security situation in DRC.
The Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) also known as Interahamwe have called for Genocide against Rwandans in the Democratic Republic of Congo province of Uvira.
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.
The UPDF Chief of Military Intelligence Maj Gen James Birungi has met his Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) counterpart Maj Gen Michel Mandiangu Mbala.
The meeting was at the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs Headquarters in Mbuya.
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 Commander of Land Forces Lt Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba said Thursday morning that Operation Shujaa had forced the ADF to flee their strongholds in Eastern DRC.
The Ugandan Chief of Defence Forces Gen Wilson Mbadi and the overall commander of Operation Shujaa Maj Gen Kayanja Muhanga are the Democratic Republic of Congo to plan future actions against terrorists.