“Today, we reaffirm our commitment to the DRC. Our troops are the visible face of the United Nations, they are the ones who plan and generate the activities for the protection of the most vulnerable Congolese citizens”.
Major Thobeka Mswane, a female peacekeeper from South Africa, committed to make DRC a safer place for women and children.
In the depths of north-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, west of the biologically diverse Virunga National Park, in Beni, South African peacekeepers stood to attention.
30 May 2023