Tuesday Mar 4
Five UN troops wounded in DRCongo attack
Five UN peacekeeping troops were wounded Monday when two people on a motorcycle threw a grenade at their patrol in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN force said Tuesday.
UN using drones to monitor Congo border, fleet to grow this spring
The United Nations' peacekeeping forces may have boots on the ground in the war-torn region of the Congo, but they also have eyes in the sky.
Money transfers in EAC made easy
Tigo, a subsidiary of the international telecommunications and Media Company Millicom telecom, through its Mobile Financial Services today announced the launch of a pioneering cross-border Mobile Money remittance service between Tanzania and Rwanda.
Congo-Kinshasa: Vital Kamerhe - Kabila's Public Enemy Number One?
On Friday 7th and Sunday 9th of February, the Congolese opposition leader Vital Kamerhe and a delegation of his party tried to take a plane from Kinshasa to Goma, to complete a tour through eastern Congo.
Rights groups oppose new DRC amnesty law
After more than three weeks of debate, lawmakers in the DRC approved the law on Tuesday amid outcry [open letter] from human rights advocates, including Human Rights Watch [advocacy website].
In Eastern Congo, Complex Conflicts And High-Stakes Diplomacy
Congolese M23 rebel fighters detain a man they suspect to be an FDLR rebel returning from an incursion into Rwanda, north of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo, on Nov. 27, 2012.