FARDC, Goma in 2013

Vincent Karega, the Rwandan ambassador in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been under consideration to be expelled from the country. The information and the fact have been communicated to AfroAmerica Network  by sources close to the president of DRC,  Felix Tshisekedi, and his minister of Foreign Affairs, Christophe Lutundula and who have been closely following the dynamics.   Felix Tshisekedi heighted the prospects to expel the Rwandan ambassador after the Rwandan special forces, wearing uniforms and under the cover of M23 rebels, who been waging war in the East, seized the FARDC  military camp  in Rumangabo and were advancing on Goma, the capital of the North-Kivu provice, in eastern DRC.  

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Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba's 48th Birthday, April 2022

Uganda's Yoweri Museveni and Rwanda's Paul Kagame are two of the African dictators who have been holding on to power the longest.  Despite their brutal and bloody rules, the two dictators have held onto power mostly through repression, kidnappings,  killings, and disappearances of real or supposed political opponents, journalists, and activists.  AfroAmerica Network has been reporting on the scenarios secretely investigated or explored by their closest advisers and family members.  In the pursuit of the strategy, the two key leaders are already ahead in the preparation of the plan of actions.  Anticipating chaos after their departure, the top priority for the two leaders has been the preparation of their succession to the throne by their son and daughter. The last visit of Paul Kagame  officially to attend the celebration of the 48th birthday of Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba, Ugandan Land Forces commander and the purported heir of the throne of his 77-year old father, Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni, is part of the plan. However, according to sources, the welcome Paul Kagame received from Yoweri Museveni was weird at best, if not the most disrespectiful.

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Colonel Sultani Makenga and Runiga in Bunagana in 2013

According to AfroAmerica Network sources within the Congo Desk in Kigali, Rwanda and in the region bordering the DRC, Rwandan special forces wearing M23 uniforms have increased military operations, putting pressure on DRC troops, FARDC, and targeting civilans.   However, as the attacks and killings by M23 and FARDC military operations continue, a major surprising event has happened: the coming back of Gen Sultani Makenga, one of the leaders of Rwandan proxy Congolese rebels created in eary 2010s. The apparition of Gen Sultani Makenga,  presumed dead until recently, appears to augur new dynamics within M23 rebels. 

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Rwandan Defense Forces in DRC - 2012

On March 27 - 28, 2022, Rwandan Speciali Forces under the cover of M23 Congolese rebels launched major military operations in Rutshuru and Bwisha, in North-Kivu, Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). According to AfroAmerica Network sources within the Congo Desk in Kigali, Rwanda and in the Nork-Kivu region of the DRC, the attacks follow days of systematic public tortures and execution of Congolese civilians in the region by  Rwandan special forces in M23 uniforms. DRC and Rwandan leaders have been in negotiations to address the situation and theUnited Nations peacekeeping mission in DRC (MONUSCO), International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (CIRGL), and Ugandan military (UDF) have also been involved in finding a solution.

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