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South Africa extends troop deployment in Mozambique and Congo

President Cyril Ramaphosa said South Africa’s military will extend the deployment of its troops in conflict-hit Mozambique and Democratic Republic of Congo. The extension, for an unspecified amount of time, will keep 1,198 personnel of the South African National Defence Force in eastern Congo, where they are part of a U.N. peacekeeping force helping Congo […]

A Court in DR Congo Sentences 7 Soldiers to Death for Cowardice and Murder

A court in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo has sentenced seven soldiers to death for cowardice in the face of the enemy and murder. They were found to have fled when M23 rebels advanced, retreating through the town of Sake where they caused the death of two people by recklessly discharging their […]