Daily Archives: June 12, 2022

Belgian King Ends DR Congo Tour on Visit to Volatile East

Belgium’s King Philippe ended his historic tour of the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday in the eastern city of Bukavu, as the Congolese army repulsed a rebel attack further north.The king visited Nobel laureate Denis Mukwege on the outskirts of t…

At Least 6 Killed in Burkina Suspected Jihadist Attacks

At least six people were killed in northern Burkina Faso in several attacks attributed to jihadists, local and military sources told AFP on Sunday.Several hundred people took to the streets of Burkina over the weekend to protest the wave of jihadist at…

Congo Says Rwandan Forces Supported Latest Rebel Attacks as Thousands Flee

Regional authorities in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo said Rwandan soldiers and artillery had supported attacks by the M23 rebel group Sunday, accusing Rwanda of seeking to occupy the Congolese border town of Bunagana.The violence pushed over 25…

Congo Says Rwandan Forces Supported Latest Rebel Attacks as Thousands Flee

Regional authorities in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo said Rwandan soldiers and artillery had supported attacks by the M23 rebel group Sunday, accusing Rwanda of seeking to occupy the Congolese border town of Bunagana.The violence pushed over 25…