A warning by M23 rebels that they were waiting for South African troops to deploy in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has, as feared, turned deadly.

The death toll among the Southern African Development Community peacekeeping force, which includes personnel forces from Malawi and Tanzania, in North Kivu, home to 8.1-million people, has risen to 10 and is all but certain to climb further.    ..

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