Politician Joins Congo Rebel Group
An opposition politician, Roger Lumbala, has reportedly become a member of M23, a group responsible for some of the violence in the eastern part of the country.
Opposition politician, Roger Lumbala (file photo).
New Vision, 17 September 2012
An opposition figure wanted in the Democratic Republic of Congo on treason charges has left neighbouring Burundi, where he had taken refuge, and has gone to France, his lawyer said... read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: Politician Seeks Exile in France
Radio France Internationale, 16 September 2012
Roger Lumbala, an opposition politician and former rebel in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has left refuge in Burundi for France.read more »
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. Read more »