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MP Ssemujju Tasks Defence Minister on Accusations Against Uganda by DRC Bunagana border 1 4

Prime Minister, Robinah Nabbanja says that the government of Uganda is not training any rebel groups in any part of the country and outside. She pledged that the Minister of Defence, Vincent Ssempijja would present a statement to parliament in regard to the matter.
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Mateke: We Will Work With DRC to Defeat Rebels adf 1 1

DRC is a vast country with a lot of mineral resources especially abundant deposits of copper, gold, cobalt, uranium, Colton and oil among others. However, the country has been at the center of various wars, which have led to death of hundreds of people.
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M23 Rebels Still a Big Problem for Uganda- Sam Kutesa sam kuteesa 2 1

In January this year, the DRC government rose up in protest after it emerged that hundreds of M23 rebels led by their commander General Makenga Sultan had escaped from Uganda and returned to their bases in Eastern DRC.
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UPDF Issues 3-Month Ultimatum For M23 Rebels drc rebels

The Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) has issued a 3 month ultimatum for the DRC government to agree with the M23 Rebels about their repatriation or they will be handed over to the United Nations, defense spokesperson Paddy Ankunda has said.
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M23 Rebels Protest Forced Repatriation 2 Top story

However, some of the rebels fled into hiding. Now, Bertrand Bisiimwa, the leader of the rebels has written to Dos Santos explaining their escape from Bihanga Camp.
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M23 Rebels Escape from UPDF Camp in Bihanga

The rebels have in the recent weeks expressed concern over the manner in which their amnesty has been handled. Speaking to URN in an interview last week, the group political head Bertrand Bisiimwa said the M23 rebels will pull out of the Nairobi declaration forum where they denounced war if the Congolese government doesn't respect earlier agreements that were signed by them.
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US$ 100M Needed to Resettle M23 Rebels - ICGLR Official 3 1

Now that the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has ended, it is time to accelerate the demobilisation and reintegration of the former M23 rebels. Georges Ribeli Chicoti, Angola’s Minister for External Affairs, told journalists in Kampala that the cost of the process stands at 100 million US Dollars. Angola is the current chair and holds the secretariat of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR).
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UN Resumes DRC Sanctions, Wants M23 Leaders Arrested un security council

The United Nations Security Council has resumed an arms embargo and sanctions regime for the Democratic Republic of Congo. The sanctions seek to put a travel ban and freezing of assets of all rebel leaders operating in DRC including Sultani Makenga, the military leader of the now defeated M23 rebel movement.
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Uganda Yet To Respond To UN Request On M23 Data m23 rebels

The Uganda Government is yet to reply to a request by the United Nations Group of Experts for information on M23 combatants and the weaponry surrendered to the armed forces in November last year.
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M23 Drops 3 Peace Negotiators congo talks

In a letter dated 2nd December 2013, Bisimwa names the three leaders as Sendugu Museveni, the M23 head of political affairs, Kambasu Ngeve Jean Serge, the permanent secretary of the political executive and Mashagiro Nzeyi Jerome who has been in charge of finance and logistics. Bisimwa says the changes take immediate effect.
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Museveni, Kabila Agree to Conclude M23 Talks m23 rebels Top story

A communiqué issued by the Presidential Press Unit says that the two presidents agreed that the conclusion of the talks would facilitate the return of the M23 ex-fighters to their country and also pave way for the demobilization process.
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UN Envoy In Last-Minute Push For DRC Peace Deal bertand bisimwa

The United Nations special envoy on the Great Lakes Region Mary Robinson is making attempts to convince regional leaders to get the DRC government back on the table to sign the agreement. Robinson is currently on a great lakes country visit.
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AU In Talks With DRC Over Stalled Peace Deal m23 rebels

Uganda has placed its hopes in the African Union to make the final push for the signing of the peace agreement between the Democratic Republic of Congo and M23 rebels.
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Mbabazi: Uganda Is Not M23 Godfather m23 rebels 2 1 Top story

Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi has dismissed reports accusing the Uganda government of continuing to support the M23 rebels.
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M23 Military Leader Held In Uganda m23 rebels

Brigadier Sultani Makenga, the commander of the M23 rebel group in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, has surrendered in Uganda.
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Museveni Blames DRC For Prolonged Conflict african union

President Yoweri Museveni has blamed the prolonged conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo—DRC on what he called indifference of the country’s leadership. Museveni says efforts by the African Union and the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region--ICGLR were ignored in favour of a euro-centric foreign policy.
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M23 Declare Ceasefire As DRC Forces Claim Victory m23 rebels

The M23 rebels in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo say they have ended their insurgency, hours after the government forces claimed victory.
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Uganda Halts Repatriation of Congolese Refugees m23 rebels 2

Musa Ecweru, the state minister for disaster preparedness and refugees says following the influx of several Congolese refugees they have temporarily suspended the repatriation program.
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UPDF Investigates Congo Bombing of Ugandan Territory congo talks 1

The bomb dropped on Ugandan territory as Congolese government forces launched a sustained one week attack on M23 rebel held bases. The government forces were attempting to overrun M23’s base in Bunagana. The bombs injured five Ugandan nationals who are currently hospitalised at a military health facility as they receive treatment.
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ICC Closely Monitoring Fighting In DRC - Prosecutor m23 rebels

The International Criminal Court (ICC) is closely monitoring fighting in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the Hague-based court says in a statement.
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