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Five killed during protests at UN mission in Congo

Irish Independent 27 Jul 2022
... of Congolese deaths, the United States has frozen security aid to Rwanda and is reviewing a further $145m (€143.2m) in aid.Mr Johnson’s administration, which has recently struck a deal to resettle asylum seekers in Rwanda, has remained relatively quiet on the issue.
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Explainer: What's Behind the Rising Conflict in Eastern DRC

Beijing News 23 Jul 2022
Competition for resources and influence in DRC also has sharpened longstanding rivalries between Rwanda and Uganda ... Rwanda has had its own deals with the DRC - including flying RwandAir routes and processing gold mined in Congo -but the Congolese government suspended all trade agreements in mid-June.
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Explainer: What’s Behind the Rising Conflict in Eastern DRC?

Voa News 22 Jul 2022
Competition for resources and influence in DRC also has sharpened longstanding rivalries between Rwanda and Uganda ... Rwanda has had its own deals with the DRC — including flying RwandAir routes and processing gold mined in Congo —but the Congolese government suspended all trade agreements in mid-June.
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Zebras, giraffes … and a cycle race through the Maasai Mara

The Observer 30 Jun 2022
cycling ... “Cycling is a very Eurocentric sport,” says Mikel Delagrange, the prime mover behind the event ... Photograph. saltlakephoto.nl ... Last year, Delagrange set up the Amani team – eight men and four women from the top cycling clubs in Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. “Amani has changed my life, but not just mine,” says Suleiman Kangangi, 33, a Kenyan cyclist.
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East African Community Agrees to Deploy Troops to Stabilize DRC

Voa News 21 Jun 2022
Weeks of fighting between DRC troops and rebels has raised tensions between the DRC and Rwanda. Congo accuses its neighbor of supporting the rebels, something Rwanda denies ... Kenya will lead the operation to pacify the region, which is home to dozens of rebel groups, some domestic, others with origins in Uganda and Rwanda.
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What is the latest conflict in the DR Congo about?

Al Jazeera 21 Jun 2022
The Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), Cooperative for the Development of Congo (CODECO), M23, and the Mai-Mai are among the most deadly in North Kivu and Ituri, two mining provinces there, bordering Rwanda and Uganda ... One Congolese soldier has been shot dead, leading to the DRC closing its border with Rwanda ... How is Rwanda involved?.
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East African Bloc Discusses Troop Deployment to Congo

Voa News 20 Jun 2022
The insecurity in the region is heightening tension between Congo and Rwanda. Congo accuses its neighbor of supporting the M23 rebel group, a claim denied by Rwanda. M23 has fought for years to control rich gold and platinum mines found in eastern Congo, where other rebel groups from Rwanda and Uganda are also active.
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Fraught ties between DR Congo and Rwanda date back decades

Urdu Point 15 Jun 2022
The Democratic Republic of Congo and its smaller eastern neighbour Rwanda are at loggerheads over a rebel group blamed for bloody attacks in eastern DRC ... The conflict was essentially over control of the region's mineral wealth, which in 2000 even prompted a violent confrontation between Rwanda and Uganda over the mining town of Kisangani.
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Chinese loans to Africa tend to decline during times of crisis

B & FT Online 11 Jun 2022
Among the top ten loan recipients, only Ghana received new loans in 2020 ... Similar instances of torturing locals were also reported from neighbouring Rwanda. A Chinese national was sentenced to 20 years for torturing local mine workers after a video showing him whipping a man tied to a post went viral on social media ... With inputs from ANI ) ....
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World Environment Day - Mining Firms On the Spot for Environmental Degradation

All Africa 06 Jun 2022
As the world celebrates World Environment Day, on June 5, Rwanda Environment Management Authority has obliged mining companies to comply with environment protection across the country ....
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Rwanda, DRC Leaders to Discuss M23 Rebel Group

Beijing News 01 Jun 2022
Nairobi, Kenya - The head of the African Union is calling on Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo to lower tensions. The DRC accuses Rwanda of supporting the rebel group M23, which continues to battle the Congolese army in eastern Congo ... Some of the groups have ties to Rwanda, Uganda or Burundi.
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Minexx appoints responsible sourcing manager

Mining Weekly 17 May 2022
... Rwanda country manager, and implementing and governing mineral due diligence and traceability programmes.
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The UK’s plan to send asylum-seekers to Rwanda is 21st-century imperialism

Mail Guardian South Africa 12 May 2022
Under this new scheme, people claiming asylum in the UK are to be relocated to Rwanda, where their cases will be processed ... Not only does Rwanda have a mining industry in tin ore, gold, tungsten ore and methane, it is also home to Lake Kivu, which is enormously rich in gases and a potential source for energy generation.

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