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News Uganda » North Region: DR Congo general ambushed in troubled eastern region

News channel or source: http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/World/Ugandan-rebels-ambush-DR-Congo-general/688340-4270392-l8nm0xz/index.html
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

North Kivu and South Kivu -- the two provinces which border Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania -- are a deeply troubled region. Rival militia groups hold sway over larges areas of territory, often competing for its rich mineral resources. Last Saturday ...

News Uganda » North Region: Poverty levels in northern Uganda drop

News channel or source: https://www.newvision.co.ug/new_vision/news/1469260/poverty-levels-northern-uganda-drop
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

On the contrary, northern Uganda and particularly the Lango sub-region, experienced the highest decline of poverty levels in the north, where there was a reduction from 43.7% in 2012/13 to 32.5% in 2016/17. “The return to normalcy in most parts of the ...

News Uganda » North Region: Uganda / Africa: Refugee Influx from DRC - Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) DREF n°. MDRUG040

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/uganda/uganda-africa-refugee-influx-drc-emergency-plan-action-epoa-dref-n-mdrug040
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Effects of inter-communal violence that broke out in Ituri region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in December 2017; including abductions and killings in North Kivu resulted in mass displacement and flight of Congolese through Uganda’s South ...

News Uganda » North Region: Congo: Bloody Borderlands

News channel or source: https://www.strategypage.com/qnd/congo/articles/20180122.aspx
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The war in the southwest (Kasai region) is a major factor in the increase in ... The ADF is an Islamic group that fled Uganda for the relative safety of North Kivu province. There the ADF joined local militias in exploiting illegal mining operations ...

News Uganda » North Region: 3 DRC soldiers killed while repelling Uganda rebels

News channel or source: http://www.herald.co.zw/3-drc-soldiers-killed-while-repelling-uganda-rebels/
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

Three Democratic Republic of Congo soldiers died yesterday while repelling an attack in the eastern Beni region by ADF Ugandan ... of armed groups acting in North Kivu and South Kivu – the two provinces which border Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania.

News Uganda » North Region: North Rift governors push for peace, economic growth after deadly raids

News channel or source: https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2018/01/22/north-rift-governors-push-for-peace-economic-growth-after-deadly-raids_c1701541
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

The meeting came after Nanok led a Kenyan delegation to Uganda for negotiations ... disburse the equalisation fund, for regions that have lagged behind in development to catch up with the rest of Kenya. Tolgos noted North Rift ciounties are blessed with ...

News Uganda » North Region: Congo armed groups uniting against President Kabila: U.N.

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFKBN1F71P7-OZATP
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

In 2017, a brutal conflict in Congo’s southwestern Kasai region drew international attention and condemnation ... escalating violence by armed groups in eastern provinces bordering Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Burundi and Zambia. “What we hear is that ...

News Uganda » North Region: Congolese flee North Kivu killings to Uganda

News channel or source: http://cajnewsafrica.com/2018/01/18/congolese-flee-north-kivu-killings-to-uganda/
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

North Kivu is politically unstable and has been one of the flashpoints in military conflicts in the region since 1998. “Under the prevailing security situation, it is likely that a large number of local Congolese may flee and seek safety in Uganda given ...

News Uganda » North Region: Is War About to Break Out in the Horn of Africa? Will the West Even Notice?

News channel or source: https://www.cfr.org/blog/war-about-break-out-horn-africa-will-west-even-notice
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

These warnings continued fairly regularly throughout my years in graduate school and the early part of my professional career, but because there were thirteen wars (not including various skirmishes) in the region in ... of Congo, Uganda, and South Sudan ...

News Uganda » North Region: Corporate Globalization is threatening Indigenous commuities with extinction

News channel or source: http://axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/Article_78567.shtml
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

John McCain even threatened North Korea with “extinction ... Furthermore, about one-third of Colombia is a “reservation,” and many of these regions have “environmental conflicts due to extractive activities,” according to the Indigenous ...