African Defence Review

WEEKINAFRICA

19 June 2021

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Kananga, Kasai central, DR Congo – Following the eight-day ultimatum given by the Sector Commander of Kasai Central to Kamuina Nsapu militia members to lay down weapons, a Joint Monusco and UN Agencies assessment mission, was deployed in Tshikula, the territory of Dibaya to mark MONUSCO’s presence in the area, to assess the security and humanitarian situation as part of the restoration of the state authority in territories controlled by the Kamuina Nsapu militia and to engage in talks for a peaceful disarmament process. Photo MONUSCO/Rosine M. Djoumessi