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Kenya deploys troops to Congo to help end decades of bloodshed

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Kenyan troops are heading to the Democratic Republic of Congo as part of a force sent by the East African Community. The multinational forces will try to guard civilians in eastern provinces that are home to dozens of armed groups. Some Congolese civilians and politicians opposed the deployment of more troops to the region.
Published 3 months ago · Nairobi, Kenya

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Kenya deploys troops to Congo to help end decades of bloodshed

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