Defence budget falls short of state of siege requirements in east

The Congolese Ministry of Defence budget is expected to increase by 22% next year. However, it may not be enough to finance the military operations in the two eastern provinces of North Kivu and Ituri, where a state of siege was declared last May. [...] (419 words)
Published on 29/10/2021 at 05:00 GMT Reading time 2 minutes
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