Topic: Laurent Kabila
M23 rebels have taken over a key city in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Guest blogger Laura Heaton writes that vote tallies indicate incumbent President Joseph Kabila remains the frontrunner, but there is a chance of violence if Kabila is declared the winner.
12/08/2011 02:35 pm
Congo's polls today could be a crucial step for the resource-rich country's progress toward stability and self-determination. Disputed elections could leave it conflict-prone and poor.
11/28/2011 08:41 am
Vital Kamerhe, a member of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's ruling party, is starting his own, which some think could manage to unseat incumbents.
12/13/2010 04:01 pm
Guest blogger Lauren Seay says that the leaked UN report on the possible Congo genocide, which implicates the Rwandan government, brings crucial facts to light that could bring justice to the region.
09/01/2010 01:07 pm
The striking conclusion of a new draft UN report is that violence perpetrated by Rwandan President Paul Kagame's and Congolese President Laurent Kabila's forces against Hutus could constitute 'crimes of genocide.'
08/26/2010 05:44 pm
Rwanda election coverage is stirring up some interesting interviews in the local press, with some issuing war calls against President Paul Kagame.
08/06/2010 04:30 pm
Thousands gathered today at the grave of Sudan leader John Garang de Mabior, who was killed July 30, 2005, after signing a peace deal between North and South. Would Sudan still be divided if the tenacious rebel was still alive?
07/30/2010 03:35 pm
A judgment that cleared Roy Bennett of terrorism and theft charges Monday signals a new autonomy in Zimbabwe's judicial system. But it does 't mean that President Robert Mugabe is ready to accept Bennett in his government.
05/10/2010 03:18 pm
Rwanda's Army moved deeper into neighboring Congo Sunday as part of a surprise deal last week to root out Hutu rebels. But when will Rwanda's troops leave?
01/26/2009 12:00 am
France did not repel this weekend's coup attempt on its former colony as it has in the past, but the UN Monday approved unilateral French action to support Chad's government.
02/05/2008 12:00 am