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Uganda to Begin Repatriating Congolese Refugees

Uganda will begin repatriating as many as 184,000 Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) refugees after a large number of them asked to go home, a junior minister told Reuters on Tuesday.   Thousands, fleeing violence in eastern Congo, have streamed over the border in the past few years, but in November, the Congolese army, backed by U.N. troops, crushed the last major insurgency threatening to return the region to all-out conflict.   Eastern Congo has been plagued by violence...

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