Tag: armed groups

Nine people killed daily by armed groups in DR Congo since beginning of the year (UN)

October 10, 2023

Bintou Keita, the UN Secretary General’s Special Representative in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Head of the UN Stabilization Mission in the country ... Read More

Sahel: armed groups, illicit arms trade fuels drug trafficking — UNODC report

June 27, 2023

Drug trafficking continues to thrive in the Sahel, home to 300 million people and a buyer’s market for guns, because of non-state armed groups which ... Read More

DRC: Seventy armed groups signed cessation hostilities agreement in South Kivu

September 17, 2020

Nearly 70 armed groups gathered for three days in Murhesa, north of provincial capital Bukavu, to sign a new agreement on cessation of hostilities in ... Read More

Mali: Armed groups to merge into a political movement

October 28, 2019

In Mali, armed groups that have signed the 2015 peace agreement, on Saturday called on other groups that share a common core to rally behind ... Read More

Renewed Violence in Northern Mali Threatens Fragile Peace Deal

July 24, 2016

Heavy fighting erupted in Mali’s restive north between the Tuaregs of the Coordination of movements of Azawad (CMA) and the pro-government militias of the the ... Read More