International Forces to be Deployed in DR Congo
Defence ministers from the 14 member states of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region have agreed to send a neutral force into eastern DR Congo within three months to stabilize the region after M23 rebels launched a war on the government.
Attending the meeting, the third in two months, were DR Congo President Joseph Kabila, Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania, and South Sudan President Salva Kiir.
Congo-Kinshasa: Way Forward for DRC
The New Times, 9 September 2012
The International Conference on the Great Lakes (ICGLR) Heads of State summit ended in Kampala yesterday, with leaders calling on all member states to contribute officers to the ... read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: Neutral Force to Operate Under AU, UN
New Vision, 9 September 2012
A regional meeting on the Democratic Republic of Congo ended Saturday with no breakthrough on a lasting solution to the chronic unrest in the east of the country. read more »
The government has accused the UN Group of Experts of “bad faith” following the publication of a new document linking Rwanda to M23, a rebel force in eastern DR Congo. Read more »