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Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda has not yet explained why he turned himself in at the US embassy in Rwanda, but some suspect it was related to infighting in his M23 militia.
Warlord surrenders: Bosco Ntaganda, a veteran of more than 15 years of conflict in eastern Congo, presented himself at the embassy in Kigali Monday and asked to be transferred to the International Criminal Court, where he faces multiple charges.
The 'heroic' leaders who follow notorious African dictators to power frequently fall from grace themselves. If Morgan Tsvangirai replaces Robert Mugabe as president of Zimbabwe, will he be next?
A new article in Foreign Policy claims one Congolese village over-reported rape in order to secure more foreign aid. Its author says international focus on sexual violence has diverted attention from the country's underlying problems.
In late February, 11 African nations signed a new 'vision document' for peace in the eastern Congo. Regional expert Meredith Hutchison breaks down what it could mean for the region's future.
Eleven countries signed a deal this week to bring troops and support to the conflict-ridden region, but stability is still a long way off, writes Tom Murphy.
Eleven heads of state will soon gather to sign an agreement meant to help end the latest wave of violence in the eastern Congo. But will it have the teeth to change the situation on the ground?
Congolese M23 rebels battling the government said Tuesday that they are withdrawing, reportedly unconditionally, from Goma. Then another M23 leader raised fresh demands.
The war continues to expand in the Democratic Republic of Congo, with rebels vowing to extend the gains they've made in the east of the country as more civilians are forced to flee their homes.
Rebels took control of Goma, the main city in the east of DR Congo. Congo's government has said it will not negotiate with them, raising fears of renewed fighting.
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