African Union Urges DR Congo Rebels to End Conflict

The African Union has called on M23 rebels occupying a key town in eastern Congo to stop fighting, as diplomatic efforts to resolve the crisis continue.


  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Regional Leaders Call for Rebel Ceasefire

    UN News Service, 26 November 2012

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed a joint statement issued by the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Joseph Kabila Kabange, Rwandan President Paul ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  M23 Rebels Given 48 Hours to Leave Goma

    The New Times, 24 November 2012

    Regional Heads of State yesterday ordered the M23 rebels to withdraw from Goma in 48 hours. read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Region to Deploy Neutral Force in Goma

    New Vision, 25 November 2012

    President Yoweri Museveni on Saturday closed the 5th Extraordinary Summit of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) which took place at Speke Resort ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Kagame, N'guesso Commend ICGLR Decisions On DRC

    The New Times, 25 November 2012

    President Paul Kagame and his counterpart, President Denis-Sassou-N'guesso of the Republic of Congo, have commended the decisions taken at a regional summit of Heads of State ... read more »

A Congolese Red Cross team collecting bodies drives through rebel-held Goma.