But with M23 troops on the wane and enjoying less support from Rwanda, there are still more questions than answers for the Great Lakes region.
The four-day attack on Nairobi's Westgate mall, which killed at least 62, has raised questions about whether a group thought to be in decline is much stronger than realized.
'Give it up for Gulu' began as a simple fundraiser by a stay-at-home mom but became a long-term passionate project aimed at building a pre-school in Uganda.
The Forum for Sustainable Agriculture in Africa found that some 59 percent of primary school students in Uganda went without food during the day. School gardens both feed students and prepare them for careers in agriculture.