DR Congo Govt and Rebels Set for Peace Talks

Negotiations to bring peace to the country are expected to take place in Uganda between delegations representing the government and M23 rebels.

Congolese army soldiers deployed against M23 rebels (file photo).

  • Southern Africa:  Region Calls Urgent Summit on Congo

    SAnews.gov.za, 6 December 2012

    President Jacob Zuma is to travel to Dar es Salam where regional leaders are expected to hammer out approaches to end the crisis in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. read more »

  • Uganda:  Ten Countries for DRC Peacekeeping - Kiyonga

    New Vision, 4 December 2012

    A total of 10 countries in the Great Lakes region have resolved to form a joint force of 4,000 troops to contain the insurgency in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  UN Refugee Agency Concerned With Security, Peacekeepers Report Volatility

    UN News Service, 4 December 2012

    Amid reports of volatility in the area, the United Nations refugee agency today said it is concerned about the security of displaced people in the eastern Democratic Republic of ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Refugees Return to Northern Congo, but Concerns Remain (press release)

    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 5 December 2012

    Martine is understandably nervous about her decision to return home. "It has been more than three years since I left here and it will be not easy to rebuild my life," she tells ... read more »

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