Rebels Advance to Crucial DR Congo City
For the first time since 2008 rebels have managed to progress to the outskirts of Goma, after pushing back UN and government troops.
East Africa: Regional Foreign Ministers Meet Over Congo
New Times, 19 November 2012
A meeting of ministers in charge of Foreign Affairs of the International Conference on the Great Lakes (ICGLR) opened in Kampala yesterday to continue efforts towards finding a… Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: M23 Advances to Outskirts of Goma
Focus, 18 November 2012
On Sunday after pushing back U.N. and government troops, the M23 rebels advanced to within 3 kilometers of Goma - a crucial provincial capital in eastern Congo - marking the first… Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: DRC's M23 Rebellion Under Pressure
UNIRIN, 16 November 2012
Heavy fighting broke out on 15 November in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo between M23 rebels and government forces (FARDC), breaking a virtual truce that had lasted… Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: Will Kinshasa Go Easy On M23 Rebels?
IWPR, 15 November 2012
Insurgent fighters in eastern Congo find they can sign peace deals and join the army, and then desert to extract more concessions from weak government. Read more »
A UN armed-personnel carrier rides pass a Congolese woman (file photo).