By Godfrey Olukya
ARU, Democratic Republic of Congo
Last night over 100 former M23 rebels
M23 was a rebel military group based in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s North Kivu province. In late 2013 Congolese troops with UN troops overpowered them and they fled to Uganda, where they were given asylum as they negotiated for peace with their government.
Uganda government spokesman Ofwono Opondo said Thursday in a statement that the M23 rebels that have been staying at the Bihanga military training school since the 2014 pact with the Democratic Republic of Congo have been quietly escaping.
''Last night Ugandan security intercepted four vehicles at Mbarara [in western Uganda] that were carrying 101 former M23 combatants who were
He said they were posing as ordinary passengers but upon
He said another group of 40 former M23 combatants
''Uganda will not and does not support any armed activities to destabilize Congo,” he said. Last Sunday officials in