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ISS: Expansion of the Allied Democratic Forces should worry East Africa

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The Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) terror group is broadening its recruitment base from its traditional pool of Congolese and Ugandan fighters to Kenya and...

Rebels on run from Uganda, DRC joint mission

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Operation Shujaa, which means hero in Swahili, is making gains that offer hope it can live up to its name. After years of terrorism by...

Uganda says troops to stay in Congo as long as needed...

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Uganda said on Friday that its troops sent this week into eastern Democratic Republic of Congo would stay as long as needed to defeat...

Two International Red Cross workers abducted in eastern Congo

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One Congolese and one international staff member of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) were abducted in conflict-hit eastern Democratic Republic of...

Uganda and Congo launch joint attacks against Islamist militia

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Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo launched joint air and artillery strikes in eastern Congo on Tuesday against an Islamic State-linked militia known as...

Uganda says seven suspects killed during probe of last week’s Kampala...

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Uganda said on Monday that seven suspects had been killed and 106 people detained during operations by the security services linked to three suicide...

ISS: Uganda terror attacks point to deeper Jihadi coordination

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Some analysts and officials believe the Islamic State-affiliated Allied Democratic Forces and al-Shabaab are collaborating. Terrorist attacks are intensifying in Uganda. An explosion in a...

Islamic State claims responsibility for attack in Congo

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Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack on a village this week in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a statement published on...

Congo arrests Middle Eastern national for links to Islamist militia

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Democratic Republic of Congo has said it has arrested a Middle Eastern national for alleged ties to an Islamist militia in the east of...

Four killed, dozens kidnapped in eastern Congo ambush

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Four civilians were killed and dozens taken hostage in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday when suspected Islamist militants ambushed a convoy and...

Ugandan military arrests man suspected of planning suicide bombing

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The Ugandan military said on Friday they had arrested a man who was planning a suicide bombing at the funeral of a top police...

Suspected militants kill 19 in eastern Congo village

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Suspected Islamist militants killed at least 19 people in a raid on a village in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, local authorities said. The attackers...

At least 16 killed in road ambush by suspected militants in...

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At least 16 people, including six women and two children, have been killed in a suspected Islamist militant attack on a remote road in...

Guterres condemns attacks on displaced Congolese

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UN Secretary-General António Guterres wants Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) authorities to investigate recent deadly insurgent attacks in eastern provinces of the central African...

Death by knives and machetes in eastern DR Congo

Suspected Islamist militants killed at least 22 civilians with knives and machetes in an overnight raid on villages near Beni in eastern Democratic Republic...

Islamist militia kills Malawian peacekeeper in east Congo – UN

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A female peacekeeper from Malawi was killed in an attack by an Islamist militia in eastern Congo’s North Kivu province on Monday morning, the...

Suspected Islamists kill 23 civilians in eastern Congo

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Suspected Islamist militants killed at least 23 civilians in an overnight raid on a village near Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the...

U.S. blacklists groups in Congo, Mozambique over Islamic State links

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The United States on Wednesday blacklisted two Islamist extremist groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Mozambique as foreign terrorist organizations over accusations...

Suspected Islamists kill eight in attack on northeast Congo village market

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Armed insurgents killed at least eight people during a raid on a weekly market in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a witness and a...

Suspected Islamists kill a dozen people in eastern Congo attacks

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Assailants killed a dozen people in two overnight attacks in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the army, a witness and a local rights group...

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