Sources close to Rwandan, Tanzanian, and South African Intelligence services inform AfroAmerica Network that the military wings of the Democratic Liberation Forces of Rwanda (FDLR -FOCA) and Rwandan National Congress (RNC) have merged and created one armed branch.
The branch is led by General Kayumba Nyamwasa as the overall Commander. General Sylvestre Mudacumura is the second in command and Chief of Staff and Colonel Patrick Karegeya, allegedly promoted to General is the Chief of Military Intelligence. Another leading military officer is General Stanislas Nizeyimana, from FDLR-FOCA.
According to the same sources, the other Rwandan armed organizations, Rally for Unity and Democracy (RUD-Urunana) and Rally of the Rwandan People ( RPR-Inkeragutabara) have declined the invitation to join the new military organization.
Instead they have formed their own military coalition, Armee Nationale (AN) Imbonezagutabara which regroups, Armee Nationale – Imboneza from RUD-Urunana and Armee of RPR-Inkeragutabara.
The members of RNC and RPR are mostly from Tutsi ethnic group, whereas those of FDLR and RUD-Urunana are mostly from Hutu ethnic group.
The two military coalitions have basically reduced the number of armed groups opposed to Rwanda from four to two.
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