Congo Siasa posits that a slew of new promotions (list here) are signs that important reforms are underway for the Congolese army:

According to the official plan, the county will be split into three Zones de Défense, based in Kisangani, Lubumbashi, and Kinshasa. Each zone will have three rapid reaction brigades, two defense brigades, and a share of the 20 regiments [..] But it does not provide remedies for the root problems of the army: parallel chains of command, rampant racketeering and embezzlement, and impunity