DR Congo Forces Surrender to Rebels

Thousands of soldiers have surrendered to M23, as the rebel group announced their determination to topple the government. Meanwhile, the Congolese president has agreed to look in to the rebels' demands.
  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Soldiers Surrender to Rebels

    The New Times, 22 November 2012

    At least 2,100 Congolese government soldiers and 700 policemen yesterday surrendered to the rebel group M23, as the rebel offensive approached Sake Town about 30 kilometres south ... read more »


  • Central Africa:  Rwanda, Uganda, DRC Demand M23 Withdraw

    The New Times, 22 November 2012

    Rwanda and Uganda have demanded the immediate withdrawal of the M23 rebels from the City of Goma in Eastern DRC. read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  DRC - Blame It On Western Powers

    The New Times, 22 November 2012

    The current conflict in eastern DRC has escalated to this level largely because the prescription provided by Western powers is simply wrong. read more »

  • Central Africa:  Uganda Convenes Congo Crisis Talks

    New Vision, 21 November 2012

    President Yoweri Museveni last evening convened a crisis meeting with President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic of Congo (DRC) over the crisis ... read more »

  • Uganda:  M23 Takes Over Goma Airport As President Kabila Jets in Kampala

    The Independent, 20 November 2012

    Rebel group M23 has announced their take over of Goma Airport, in the eastern part of the Congo. read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  U.S. State Department Daily Press Briefing - Eastern DR-Congo

    United States Department of State, 20 November 2012

    Excerpt from the United States Department of State daily press briefing: read more »

M23 rebel (file photo).