Suspected militants kill 24 civilians in east DR Congo

Bunia, DR Congo: Suspected CODECO militants killed at least 24 civilians over the weekend in several villages of eastern DR Congo’s troubled Ituri province, local civilian sources said on Monday.

The attacks occurred early Sunday afternoon in Djugu territory, according to Charite Banza, a civil society leader in the area.

He said CODECO fighters torched houses in three separate villages and killed 24 people, updating an earlier toll of 16 dead after more bodies were discovered.

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U.N. internal report flags east Congo rebels flouting ceasefire and withdrawal deal

KINSHASA, Jan 5 (Reuters) – United Nations intelligence analysts have spotted suspected movements by M23 rebels in parts of eastern Congo from which they were meant to have withdrawn and signs the armed group has seized ground in other areas, internal U.N. documents showed on Thursday.

The findings show there is continued uncertainty about both the exact status of the conflict in North Kivu province and the situation on the ground in the Kibumba area, which the rebels were meant to have left as of Dec. 23 as part of a ceasefire brokered by East African regional leaders.

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La RDC rend les derniers hommages au caporal Kunyuku, ancien combattant congolais de la deuxième guerre mondiale

Caporal Kunyuku, durant la visite du roi Belge Juin 2022

Le Président Félix-Antoine Tshisekedi  s’est incliné ce vendredi 6 janvier à Kinshasa, devant le cercueil de l’ancien combattant de la seconde guerre mondiale, le centenaire caporal Albert Kunyuku qui est décédé le 25 novembre 2022.

« En présidant cette ultime cérémonie funéraire au milieu de la population et des membres des familles, le Commandant suprême des FARDC et de la police a voulu aussi rendre hommage à tous les compatriotes qui servent sous le drapeau pour défendre l’intégrité territoriale de la RDC », indique la Cellule de communication présidentielle.

Le caporal Kunyuku Ngoma Albert aura vécu pendant un siècle.

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La chronique : Qui pour sauver la RDC ?

Pourquoi d’un coup les grandes puissances (USA, France, Union européenne) traditionnels soutiens du Rwanda le condamnent-elles aujourd’hui pour son soutien au M23 ? Peut on croire en leur sincérité ? Et si la RDC était la clé pour l’éveil de l’Afrique ? Mais comment transformer ce pays exsangue en solution ?

U.N. says M23 rebels killed at least 131 in Congo reprisal killings

KINSHASA, Dec 8 (Reuters) – The M23 armed group executed at least 131 villagers in reprisal killings in east Democratic Republic of Congo late last month as part of a campaign of murder, rape, kidnapping and looting, the United Nations said on Thursday.

A preliminary investigation by the U.N. peacekeeping mission (MONUSCO) and the Joint Human Rights Office (UNJHRO) into Nov. 29-30 massacres in the villages of Kishishe and Bambo found they were undertaken in retaliation for clashes between M23 and rival armed groups.

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