UN Integrated Regional Information Networks (Nairobi)

Updates on conflicts and news from throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

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July 09, 2014

April 11, 2014

  • Rwanda: Back to Rwanda

    The Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) has long been one of the most significant armed groups active in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where it has... Read more »

April 09, 2014

  • Congo-Kinshasa: Fighting Invisible Rwandan Enemy [analysis]

    It is difficult to identify the fighters of the Forces Démocratiques pour la Libération du Rwanda (FDLR), one of the many armed groups active in eastern Democratic... Read more »

December 17, 2013

  • Congo-Kinshasa: Making Sense of the DRC Declarations On M23

    The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the former rebel group known as the M23 Movement signed declarations on 12 December formalizing agreements to end... Read more »

October 28, 2013

  • Africa: How Good Are Goodwill Ambassadors?

    Humanitarian professionals tend to cringe at the spectacle of khaki-clad celebrities handing out food rations to refugees in Sudan or singing nursery rhymes to orphans in Malawi,... Read more »

September 19, 2013

  • Central Africa: Crisis Looms for Expelled MIgrants

    Tanzania has forcibly expelled 15,000 Burundi and 7,000 Rwandan nationals, who were accused of living in the country illegally, in a move that relief agencies warn is leading to a... Read more »

August 30, 2013

  • Congo-Kinshasa: Combatants 'Recycled' in DRC [opinion]

    M23, currently fighting the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) army and UN forces near the North Kivu capital of Goma, is just one of more than 30 armed groups in the country's... Read more »

July 12, 2013

April 03, 2013

  • Congo-Kinshasa: M23, One Year On

    The M23 rebellion, the latest of a string of armed insurgencies in the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) North Kivu Province, has been active for one year now, during which... Read more »

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