Mixed Reaction to DR Congo Peace Framework

The new framework signed by regional leaders recently, has been lauded by some with others questioning whether it will end decades of conflict.

VIDEO: African Leaders Sign DR Congo Peace Deal

After nearly 20 years of fighting, the Democratic Republic of Congo has moved a step closer to peace. Leaders from 11 African countries have signed an ... see more »

  • South Africa:  DRC Peace Charter 'Calls for Commitment'

    SouthAfrica.info, 25 February 2013

    The signing of a peace charter for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) presents an opportunity to bring about stability in Africa's war-torn Great Lakes region, says South ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Tanzania Pledges to Help Restore Peace in DRC

    Tanzania Daily News, 25 February 2013

    PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete has assured the international community that Tanzania will play its part in making sure that peace prevails in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). read more »

  • Angola:  Angola Strives for Respect of DRC Sovereignty and Integrity

    Angola Press Agency, 24 February 2013

    Angola expresses its willingness to continue to strive for the respect of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Great Lakes ... read more »

  • Africa:  'Make or Break Time' for Eastern DRC After New Peace Plan, Warns Oxfam

    Oxfam International, 24 February 2013

    A framework for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo, due to be signed today, will fail to end the suffering of millions of people in the east of the country unless concrete ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Peace Plan for DRC - Another Illusion?

    The New Times, 25 February 2013

    The search for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) continues. On Sunday 24th February, a peace plan for the country was signed in the Ethiopian Capital, Addis Ababa, by ... read more »

Thousands of civilians have fled violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (file photo).