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Foreign private military contractors flood into North Kivu

Soldiers of the Congolese Republican Guard walk on the tarmac of the airport in Goma, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on 12th November 2022.
Soldiers of the Congolese Republican Guard walk on the tarmac of the airport in Goma, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on 12th November 2022. © Alexis Huguet/AFP
Africa Intelligence lifts the veil on the private security companies currently operating in the eastern DRC city of Goma. There are dozens of former Soviet soldiers present, as well as a French businessman and a Romanian veteran of the French Foreign Legion. [...] (1190 words)
Issue dated 06/01/2023 Reading time 5 minutes Olivier Liffran, Joan Tilouine
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