Ugandan Official Says M23 Commander Surrendered

A Ugandan military official says the top commander of a rebel group in the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo has surrendered.

The official said Thursday Ugandan forces are holding M23 commander Sultani Makenga along with a group of his fighters after they turned themselves in.

The M23 rebels declared earlier this week they were giving up their fight after losing the last of the territory they once controlled in eastern Congo.  The group vowed to pursue their goals through…