On Wednesday, Angolan Foreign Minister Tete António announced that an agreement had been reached on an "immediate ceasefire" in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) between army forces and M23 rebels has moved close to the key eastern city of Goma an army spokesperson said on Monday. Thousands have been displaced amid diplomatic efforts to end the conflict.
On Tuesday, during the Conservative Party conference, UK Home Secretary Suella Braverman proposed banning migrants who cross the English Channel from claiming asylum in Britain. The UK government has faced increasing pressure to act on the issue, with more than 30K arrivals this year [...]
On Wed., the High Court ruled that the UK government can redact only four out of ten comments by a Foreign Office (FCDO) official about alleged human rights abuses and the political situation in Rwanda.
On Tues., the UK government petitioned the High Court to keep confidential comments by a Foreign Office (FCDO) official about the alleged human rights and political situation in Rwanda, due to their sensitivity and potential to harm UK-Rwanda relations.
On the final leg of a three-country tour of Africa on Thurs., US Sec. of State Antony Blinken visited Rwanda, where he discussed "credible reports" of Kigali supporting the M23 rebel group in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).