Islamic State Claims Suicide Bombings in…

While the Islamic State’s ‘Central Africa Province’ has primarily been associated with operations in Mozambique and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the group’s operations have expanded eastward from the DRC into Uganda, which in fact is the ultimate origin of the Islamic State-affiliated insurgency in the DRC, as the insurgency grew out of the majority faction within the so-called ‘Allied Democratic Forces’ that pledged allegiance to the Islamic State. To all African governments: I advise you for the sake of clarity to stop calling Islamic State insurgencies by the names of the groups in which they originated.

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