A selection of the African continent's fights over land that have turned into violent, conflict, or threaten to.
The Congolese ex-militia leader is the first man to stand trial at the International Criminal Court. Back home, some defend their native son as simply protecting his people.
In 2003, a reporter listened as the militia commander denied that he employed children.
Our correspondent remembers Mathieu Ngudjolo as 'disconcertingly reasonable.'