Third round of DRC conflict talks open in Nairobi

Follow us on all social media, type “HICGI News Agency” The third round of talks on the conflict in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo started in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, on Monday. Among those attending the dialogue were the Presidents of Kenya, Burundi and DR Congo, and former Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, who is…

Kenya deploys military to DR Congo to fight M23 rebels

Kenya deployed troops on Wednesday to the Democratic Republic of Congo to battle the March 23 Movement (M23) rebels in the country’s troubled east in a joint operation by a regional bloc, President William Ruto announced. The Kenyan soldiers will make up part of the East African Community (EAC) force, an assemblage of military units…

Belgium King expresses ‘deepest’ regrets’ for abuses in DR Congo.

Updated by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 1317 EAT on Thursday 9th June 2022. Philippe is the first Belgian official to express regret for atrocities inflicted on the Congolese, but he is yet to apologise. Belgium’s King Philippe has reaffirmed his “deepest regrets” for his nation’s colonial-era abuses in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but…