Politician Joins Congo Rebel Group

An opposition politician, Roger Lumbala, has reportedly become a member of M23, a group responsible for some of the violence in the eastern part of the country.

  • Congo-Kinshasa:   Parliamentarian Joins M23 Rebels

    New Times, 3 January 2013

    Roger Lumbala, an opposition parliamentarian who was elected on the ticket of the Congolese Rally for National Democracy (DR Congo/National), has joined the March 23 (M23)… Read more »

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Opposition politician, Roger Lumbala (file photo).

  • Uganda:   Former Rebel Seeks Asylum in Europe

    New Vision, 17 September 2012

    An opposition figure wanted in the Democratic Republic of Congo on treason charges has left neighbouring Burundi, where he had taken refuge, and has gone to France, his lawyer said… Read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:   Politician Seeks Exile in France

    RFI, 16 September 2012

    Roger Lumbala, an opposition politician and former rebel in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has left refuge in Burundi for France. Read more »