UN Imposes Sanctions on Congo Rebel GroupsThe United Nations has placed an arms embargo on two rebel groups for their role in war crimes that killed and displaced scores in the eastern part of the country.
Congo-Kinshasa: Young Congolese Men Fear Forced Recruitment, Flee to Uganda
UNHCR, 24 December 2012
Marc,* Philippe* and Georges* are all young, fit and male - ideal material for forced military recruitment. That's why the 20-year-olds fled their homes, like thousands of other… Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: Goma After M23
Independent (Kampala), 23 December 2012
Tourism and trade boom in a city threatened by war, volcanic eruptions: Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: DRC Govt, M23 Talks Adjourned
New Times, 22 December 2012
PRELIMINARY peace talks between the DRC government and the M23 rebels were adjourned yesterday without an agreement on the latter's request for a formal ceasefire. Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: UN Accuses Rebels of Rape, Execution
UN News, 21 December 2012
Newly documented human rights violations in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) include cases of arbitrary executions and rape - among other atrocities - by the 23 March… Read more »
Zimbabwe: DRC Intervention - Sojourn of Ego?
Financial Gazette, 19 December 2012
IT is now confirmed that Zimbabwe will be sending troops to the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as part of a standby brigade for a peacekeeping mission. But the… Read more »