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ISS: Pierre Nkurunziza, a leader in the Great Lakes mould

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Pierre Nkurunziza’s sudden death on 9 June ends the political career of a sports teacher who ascended to the presidency of Burundi via a...

ISS: The Great Lakes can’t afford more instability

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Regional tensions in the Great Lakes are reaching an alarming level, with neighbours Rwanda and Uganda publicly raising the tone over the past few...

High-level meeting over DRC

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula is in Kampala, Uganda, for a meeting aimed at discussing the peace and security situation...

Great lakes death toll reaches 170

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The death toll from inter-communal fighting between two clans in South Sudan's Great Lakes region reached at least 170, an official said,...

ICRC steps up aid in Lake Chad area as Boko Haram...

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Thursday it was stepping up its work in the Lake Chad region,...

African leaders call for Congo peace as army, rebels clash

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African leaders and international envoys appealed to Congo's government and M23 rebels on Monday to stop fighting and embrace a peace deal...

African leaders call for Congo peace as army, rebels clash

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African leaders and international envoys appealed to Congo's government and M23 rebels on Monday to stop fighting and embrace a peace deal...

U.S. says renewed Congo fighting risks engulfing region

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The United States said on Monday renewed fighting in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo between the army and M23 rebels risked dragging...

Zuma moves national security advisor

Ambassador Welile Nhlapo, national security adviser to President Jacob Zuma has been appointed South Africa's Special Representative to the Great Lakes Region...

Rwanda grenade attacks show need to disarm: police

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A string of unrelated grenade attacks that killed four people and wounded several others across Rwanda showed the need to reduce the...

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Communicate don’t abrogate!

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The senior officer cadre of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) communications component, officially the Directorate: Corporate Communication (DCC), employed a barely plausible excuse...