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M23 rebels clash with soldiers in east Congo
Clashes erupted Monday in eastern Congo between government troops and a rebel group believed to be backed by neighboring Rwanda, the first fighting between the groups since the M23 rebels overtook and later retreated from the provincial capital Goma last year.
Sat May 18, 2013
Journalist found dead in eastern Congo
The body of a Congolese journalist was found on the bank of the Ngezi River near the provincial capital of Bunia in eastern Congo, the city's mayor said Saturday.
Thu May 16, 2013
At least 21 killed in DRC clashes
Violent clashes between rebels and government troops in the restive eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have left at least 21 people dead, a military official said on Thursday.
DRC clashes claim at least 21 lives
File photo: Rebel General Ntaganda Bosco walks escorted by comrades on January 11, 2009 at his mountain base in Kabati, 40km north west of the provincial capital Goma.
Wed May 08, 2013
Is more force in the DRC more of the same?
The imminent deployment of a UN-backed 3,000-strong international force mandated to "neutralize and disarm" all armed groups in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo marks a switch to a more belligerent international stance towards rebel militia, but has met with scepticism in some quarters.
Girls as young as 6 raped by DRC troops
DRC troops raped at least 97 women and 33 girls, some as young as 6, in the country's volatile east after they fled from advancing M23 rebels in late November, a UN report says.
Dozens kidnapped in M23 fief in Congo: officials
In this Aug. 5, 2012 file photo, an M23 rebel walks the streets of the North Kivu town of Rubare, near Rutshuru, 75 km north of Goma, Congo.
M23 accused of rape, killing spree in Goma
Democratic Republic of Congo troops went on a rape rampage, attacking at least 135 women and girls as they retreated from a rebel advance in 2012, according to a UN report released on Wednesday.
Tue May 07, 2013
This is Wiltshire
Back from the jaws of danger
Brian Barber at his home in Peatmoor. His communications system will help countless women and children vulnerable to sexual assaults A VITAL project to help countless thousands of women and children vulnerable to rape and sexual abuse in a war-ravaged corner of Africa has been completed with the aid of Swindon communications expert Brian Barber.
Mon May 06, 2013
DRC rebels prepare to face UN force
Britain is negotiating to compensate thousands of Kenyans who claim they were severely mistreated by their colonial rulers during the 1950s Mau Mau uprising, a report says.
Sun May 05, 2013
Fri May 03, 2013
Thousands flee eastern Congo town amid violence
Jan Peter Stellema, the head of Doctors Without Borders' operations in Goma, said civilians in the area had been facing violence regularly.
DR Congo rebels demand ceasefire before new talks
The M23 rebel movement active in the troubled east of the Democratic Republic of Congo said Thursday it would only resume peace talks if the government signs up to a ceasefire.
Thu May 02, 2013
Living in Rwanda
UN Special Envoy for Great Lakes Region Begins tour to tackle issues revolving region
Special UN-Envoy for the Great Lakes Region Africa, Mary Robinson, is touring the region for the first time from 29 April to 5 May 2013.
Wed May 01, 2013
Voice of America
DRC: High Hopes for New Intervention Brigade
Many observers are wondering if the new force can tip the balance against the rebels.
Big News Network.com
Former Irish president presses for DRC security
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo -- The African community should come together to encourage peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo, former Irish President Mary Robinson said.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Kansas City InfoZine
Democratic Republic of the Congo Travel Warning
Avoid all travel to the city of Goma and the province of North Kivu, and all but essential travel to the province of South Kivu and the Ituri region in the province of Oriental.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Real Clear Politics
Making Small Talk with Congo's M23 Rebel Leader
It was a rainy Sunday afternoon in early April when we called "Brigadier General" Sultani Makenga, the military leader of M23, currently one of the strongest armed groups in eastern Congo.