Peacekeepers Launch Offensive in DR Congo


The UN's elite intervention brigade, which has been given a robust mandate to take on armed groups, has been drawn into renewed fighting in Goma, raising questions about its aggressive new military mandate.
  • Congo-Kinshasa:  UN's Peacekeepers Start Offensive

    Catholic Information Service for Africa, 27 August 2013

    Renewed fighting has broken out around Goma, the capital of North Kivu province, close to the Democratic Republic of Congo's border with Rwanda. read more »

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