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Uganda says troops to stay in Congo as long as needed to defeat ADF 

Hong Kong Standard 04 Dec 2021
Uganda said on Friday that its troops sent this week into eastern Democratic Republic of Congo would stay as long as needed to defeat Islamist militants, with the progress of the mission to be evaluated after two months.  ... Uganda blamed the ADF for a triple suicide bombing in its capital Kampala on Nov.

Tasty Ugandan coffee attracts Turkish traders

Anadolu Agency 03 Dec 2021
Any coffee connoisseur who has visited Kampala, Uganda's capital city perched on the rolling hills north of Lake Victoria, will certainly attest in the affirmative – the beverage is probably the best money can buy ... Turkey, with a culture in which coffee holds an integral place, represents yet another lucrative market for Uganda.

DRC-Uganda: Civilians must be protected during joint military operations

Amnesty 03 Dec 2021
Past foreign military interventions in the DRC, including by Uganda, have resulted in the targeting or harming of civilians Sarah Jackson ... These include attacks on 16 November near the Central Police Station and Parliament in Kampala, Uganda’s capital, which killed four and injured 37 others according to a statement by the Uganda Police Force.

Facebook Says It Removed Troll Farm Run By Nicaraguan Government

OWP 03 Dec 2021
These operations were mainly operated by staff for a Nicaraguan telecom watchdog called TELCOR, from the postal headquarters in Nicaragua’s capital, Managua. Additionally, Facebook mentioned disbanding other government-linked networks in Ethiopia, Uganda, Sudan, Thailand, and ...

Ugandan soldiers enter Congo to fight extremist ADF rebels

Beaumont Enterprise 01 Dec 2021
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) ... Uganda is fighting the rebels with the blessing of Congolese authorities. The ongoing assault on the ADF has been described by Uganda as a joint effort with Congo in the aftermath of a series of bomb blasts in the Uganda capital that were blamed on the rebels.

Congo says it has to fight joint enemy with Uganda as soldiers cross border

Metro USA 01 Dec 2021
Witnesses saw hundreds of Ugandan soldiers entering Congo as both countries deployed special forces to secure bases https.// of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) militia that they had hit with air and artillery strikes the previous day.

Ugandan, DRC Forces Launch Airstrikes Against ADF Rebels in Congo

All Africa 01 Dec 2021
Kampala, Uganda -- Uganda's armed forces say they have launched joint airstrikes with the Democratic Republic of Congo against Islamist militants that Uganda blames for suicide bombings this month in its capital ....

China calls on citizens to leave eastern Congo after attacks

The Associated Press 01 Dec 2021
Earlier this week, Uganda said it launched joint air and artillery strikes with Congolese forces against camps of the extremist Allied Democratic Forces rebel group in eastern Congo ... At least four civilians were killed less than two weeks ago in Uganda’s capital when suicide bombers detonated their explosives at two locations there.

After air raids, Uganda sends troops into DRC to hunt ADF

Ghana Web 01 Dec 2021
The attacks came two days after a senior Congolese source reported that President Felix Tshisekedi had given Uganda permission to pursue the ADF on DRC’s soil ... On November 16, four people were killed and 33 wounded in twin suicide bombings in Uganda’s capital, Kampala, which police attributed to a “domestic terror group” linked to the ADF.

Uganda says joint military operations against ADF rebels in DR Congo to continue

Suryaa 01 Dec 2021
... used air and artillery fire to attack a number of targets of the ADF, an outfit accused of causing mayhem in eastern DRC and blasting bombs in the Uganda capital Kampala.

The China Link Between Hunter Biden and Corruption in Uganda

The Epoch Times 01 Dec 2021
News Analysis Do you hear that sound? It’s the swoosh of air that China’s debt trap makes on its way to slamming shut, this time on Uganda’s international airport nearest its capital city, ...

Uganda, DR Congo launch joint operation against Daesh/ISIS-affiliated militants

Anadolu Agency 30 Nov 2021
Flavia Byekwaso, a spokesperson for the Uganda People's Defense Forces ... The ADF is a Daesh/ISIS-affiliated rebel group that was responsible for last week's twin bomb blasts in Kampala, Uganda's capital, which killed seven people and injured more than 30 others.

Uganda launches joint strikes in Congo against ADF rebels

Beaumont Enterprise 30 Nov 2021
The attacks were carried out with Congo’s military against ADF camps, Uganda People’s Defense Forces spokeswoman Brig ... At least four civilians were killed less than two weeks ago in Uganda’s capital when suicide bombers detonated their explosives at two locations there.