DR Congo Rebels Declare Ceasefire

There's renewed hope for a peaceful resolution to the country's conflict after M23 rebels declared a unilateral ceasefire ahead of the second round of talks with government.
  • Congo-Kinshasa:  M23 Rebels Declare Ceasefire

    The New Times, 9 January 2013

    THE M23 rebels have declared unilateral ceasefire ahead of the second round of negotiations with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) government in Kampala, Uganda. read more »

Displaced families find shelter at an orphanage in Goma,two days after M23 rebels claimed control of the city (file photo).

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  UN Welcomes Action on Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

    UN News Service, 8 January 2013

    The United Nations official dealing with conflict-related sexual violence today welcomed the Security Council's imposition of sanctions on two armed groups active in the eastern ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Congo Govt, Rebels Back On Roundtable

    New Vision, 8 January 2013

    The Congolese Government and the M23 rebels have resumed the dialogue to resolve the conflict in eastern Congo at Speke Resort Munyonyo. read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  AU Committed to DR Congo Peace Efforts

    The New Times, 8 January 2013

    The African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Ramtane Lamamra, has said AU is interested in finding the root causes and solution to the crisis in the eastern ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  DRC Conflict Leaves Rwandan Fish Traders With Smelly Stock

    The New Times, 8 January 2013

    TRADERS have wish lists, but for Rwanda traders in the Democratic Republic of Congo, it is not profits at the moment; the continued conflict in eastern parts of the country means ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  In DRC Nothing Really Changes

    The New Times, 8 January 2013

    It's just over one week since the New Year began. The euphoria is slowly dying down and we are gradually getting back to normal - which means going about our lives in an unexciting ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Rep. Karen Bass Statement in Reaction to Rebels Declaring a Ceasefire

    United States House Of Representatives, 8 January 2013

    Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), Ranking of Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights issued the following statement today in reaction to Congolese ... read more »