DR Congo

Uganda: Milton Allimadi on 02.18.2016 presidential election

Flashpoints Investigative Radio, on Pacifica/KPFA, 01.21.2015.

The U.S. and the upcoming Ugandan presidential election.
 

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, left, and challengers Amama Mbabazi, center, and Dr. Kizza Besigye, right

South Sudanese and Congolese flee from one war zone to another

KPFA Weekend News, 12.06.2015.

South Sudanese and Congolese refugees flee back and forth across the two countries' border. Both peoples would be comfortable if their immense resources were used for their benefit.
 

Kagame's spy chief Karake under arrest

 

Rwandan President Paul Kagame's intelligence chief, Emmanuel Karenzi Karake, has been arrested with a European Arrest Warrant based on a Spanish indictment charging him with genocide, the massacre of Hutu civilians in Rwanda.
 

UN Security Council responds to African Great Lakes Regional flashpoints

 
KPFA Weekend News, 05.02.2015

Rwandan and Ugandan troops have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, during the past two weeks, but reporting is scant and neither the US, the UN Security Council, nor any other members of the international community have spoken to this, the latest Rwandan and Ugandan violation of Congo's sovereignty. The international community has instead been focused on the constitutional crisis in Congo's neighbor, Burundi.

Uganda's Museveni to seek re-election in his 30th year in office

 
KPFA Weekend News, 04.18.2015

Three presidents in the Great Lakes Region of Africa, Burundi's Nkurunziza, DR Congo's Kabila, and Rwanda's Kagame, are all doing their best to stay in office beyond constitutional term limits. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, however, doesn't have to overcome term limits because Uganda's Parliament abolished them in 2005. He has already announced that he will run again in 2016, his thirtieth year in office.
 

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