Topic: Nord-Kivu Province
Congo's national army and the Forces Républicaines Fédéralistes reached a breakthrough in peace negotiations this week, which could improve the situation for civilians in the region.
02/02/2011 02:57 pm
With opposition parties in the Democratic Republic of Congo preparing to select presidential candidates, the 2011 presidential election is gearing up.
12/09/2010 12:01 pm
The Congo mining ban has hurt the Congolese economy without making the area safer, according to a dispatch from an Enough Project researcher working in the region.
10/25/2010 03:55 pm
A Congo mining ban, instituted recently and meant to halt financing for rebel movements, has hurt everyday Congolese who rely on mining for their livelihood.
10/05/2010 04:25 pm
A report on the Congo mass rapes this summer makes it clear that while UN forces in the area were guilty of negligence by not knowing enough to stop the events, they did not play a direct role in the mass rapes.
10/04/2010 02:55 pm
In recent weeks, there have been many unconfirmed reports of Rwandan troops heading into the Democratic Republic of the Congo to assist the Congolese army.
09/23/2010 02:59 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
Guest blogger Jason Stearns offers highlights of the period 1993-1996 from a leaked UN draft report that chronicles mass atrocities in the Congo between 1993 and 2003.
08/27/2010 04:51 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
Along with Somalia's Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabab militants, many intelligence sources are placing blame for the July 11 Uganda bombings on the ADF-NALU, an armed group based in the mountains of eastern Congo.
07/28/2010 08:12 am