19 Nov 2018

Report: Islamic State Financier Paid Money to Eastern Congo Rebel Group

“An Islamist rebel group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo received money from a financier linked to Islamic State, suggesting tentative ties between the Congo insurgents and other jihadists in Africa and beyond, a report said on Thursday. Islamist ‘financial facilitator’ Waleed Ahmed Zein paid the Allied Democratic Forces at

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28 Aug 2018

Ebola treatment challenged by DR Congo rebel activity

“Rebel activity round a town in the Democratic Republic of Congo is complicating the battle against Ebola, the World Health Organization says. The WHO’s Peter Salama spoke of ‘extremely serious security concerns’ round the eastern town of Oicha. It is encircled by a feared Ugandan Islamist militia, the Allied Democratic

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