What Does the Fall of Goma Mean for Central Africa?

AllAfrica's publishing partners contribute a unique array of opinion and analysis on the fallout which may result from the takeover of the eastern Congolese city of Goma by rebels of the M23 grouping.

Rebels seize the city of Goma on the eastern border of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  NGOs Call for African Union-UN Mediator (analysis)

    Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 22 November 2012

    The conflict in eastern Congo between the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Rwandan-backed M23 rebel group is crippling the Great Lakes Region, and is ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Fall of Goma Hits International Business

    This is Africa, 21 November 2012

    The capture of Goma leaves the rebels in a far stronger position, and presents serious difficulties for international businesses. read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  ICC Prosecutor 'Examining' Alleged M23 Crimes

    Hirondelle News Agency, 22 November 2012

    The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Wednesday that her office is examining alleged crimes committed by M23 rebels in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Paths to Peace in the Kivus

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 21 November 2012

    Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila and his Rwandan and Ugandan counterparts, Paul Kagame and Yoweri Museveni, held crisis talks in Uganda a day after rebels ... read more »