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Sultani Makenga

Date of Birth: 25 December 1973
Place of Birth: Rutshuru, Congo-Kinshasa


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Terminated

In 2012 the United Nations Group of Experts on Congo contended that he and M23 co-founder Sultani Makenga were answering to the Rwandan Minister of Defence General James Kabarebe and receiving weapons from Uganda (AC Vol 53 No 21 M23's other parent )...


Militias flex their muscles

Between South Kivu and the Beni area ex-M23 commander Sultani Makenga lies in wait in the Mikeno mountain range just north of Goma ready to come to the aid of militias in the area backed by Kigali if needed (AC Vol 58 No 20 Mayhem among the militias)...


Backers and attackers

In response Rwanda has allowed ex-M23 fighters under their one-time commander General Sultani Makenga to operate in the border region between North Kivu and Rwanda in the Karisimbi-Mikeno mountain range...


Kabila's survival strategy

Uganda's menThe authorities in Kigali say that Uganda is supporting armed coalitions operating between Ituri and North Kivu including both Hema and Lendu militias in Ituri Mai Mai factions in the area around Beni and even ex-M23 elements once loyal to the movement's leader General Sultani Makenga...


Mayhem among the militias

Nyamwisi and some of his former acolytes are also understood to be close to ex-members of the Tutsi-led and once Rwanda-sponsored Mouvement du 23 mars (M23) rebel movement including the group led by General Sultani Makenga which fled to Uganda after their defeat by UN forces in 2013...


Leader's demise imperils deal

Meanwhile in North Kivu the return from Uganda of General Sultani Makenga of the Mouvement du 23 mars to Rutshuru territory in mid-January has sparked fears that just at the moment when the political process looks most fragile North Kivu may once again go up in flames (AC Vol 57 No 25 Killers crowd in)...


Kith, kin and cosh

Sultani Makenga who had escaped from the Bihanga barracks in Uganda where M23 had been confined since its defeat in 2013 (AC Vol 54 No 16 M23 takes a hit)...


Kabila's co-opted cabinet

The M23's Ugandan-based wing led by Bertrand Bisimwa and General Sultani Makenga has been apparently involved in reconciliation talks with its Rwandan-backed wing led by Jean-Marie Runiga Lugerero...


Killers crowd in

They continue to cultivate links to ex-M23 commanders in exile notably Sultani Makenga who in 2013 fled Congo-K for Uganda with roughly 1 300 followers...


Kivu talks impasse

A senior member of M23 leader Sultani Makenga’s team is in Kampala thrashing out new proposals with M23’s Ugandan and Rwandan backers to put to President Joseph Kabila’s government Africa Confidential has learned...


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