Uganda and Congo launched a joint operation this month against the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), an armed group allied with Islamic State, but have given few details about its scope or…
Army spokesman Leon-Richard Kasonga declined to say how many Ugandan troops were in Congo, how long the joint mission would last, or what toll had been exacted on the ADF.
Fighters from the CODECO militia raided the village of Drodro on Sunday night, Jules Ngongo, a spokesperson for Ituri's military government, told Reuters.
Hundreds of millions of dollars have been netted in an anti-corruption drive sparked by an overhaul of his team and a recruitment drive, he told AFP in an interview.
Committees set up to handle the pandemic in DR Congo "considerably increased the budget for the response without improving financial management," the report said.
The government needs more money to meet President Felix Tshisekedi’s pledges to provide free education and expand access to health care and the task of raising it has fallen to Kazadi, 55,…
This comes amid concern that the Islamic State group has been trying to strengthen ties with the rebel Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) - an Islamist armed group originally from Uganda.
Congo has experienced several outbreaks in the past, including one in 2009 that infected 214 people and caused 15 deaths, according to the WHO.
The jihadists of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) are suspected to have carried out the attack in the Ituri area on Saturday, they said.