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November 2022International NewsAfrica

Fighting Escalates in DR Congo as Rebels Make Advances

Residents reported that the army had left the villages of Kibuma and Tongo and people are continuing to flee. This will lead to the worsening of an already existent humanitarian crisis in Eastern Congo where many people are living in tent cities with little access to food.

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October 2020International NewsAfrica2020

The Man Who Inspired the Movie “Hotel Rwanda” Arrested for Terrorism 

Paul Rusesabagina, the man whose story inspired the Academy Award-nominated 2004  film “Hotel Rwanda,” has been arrested on charges of terrorism in his native country of Rwanda, according to CNN. The Rwandan government alleges that he is the “founder, leader, and sponsor of violent, armed, extremist terror outfits,” accused of perpetrating a series of rural attacks in the summer of 2018. News of his arrest only broke after Rwandan police and security officials publicly displayed him in Rwanda’s capital, Kigali, at the end of August.  

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