Congo's Govt Accused of Hindering Peace Efforts
The government has been accused of hindering peace in the country after a Congolese delegation cancelled their trip to attend a meeting which brought together lawmakers from several regional countries to discuss the role of parliamentarians in restoring peace in the Great Lakes Region.
Fleeing conflict in DRC (file photo).
Focus, 29 October 2012
Early this week, authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo abruptly decided to close during the night two border posts normally used by thousands, mainly cross-border traders… Read more »
Rwanda: Lawmakers to Discuss DRC Crisis
New Times, 24 October 2012
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) needs to be more involved with regional efforts aimed at ending the violence in the country's east. Read more »
East Africa: Illegal Armed Groups Raise Parliamentarians' Concern
Focus, 23 October 2012
The regional conference of parliamentarians on threats to peace and sustainable development in the Great Lakes Region (AMANI Forum) has organized a training workshop for member… Read more »
Caught in the crossfire between M-23 rebels and the Congolese army, people in the eastern DRC territory of Rutshuru live in constant fear. Violent clashes continue to erupt. And ... Read more »