Bemba, Kabila Sign Declaration

Representatives of presidential rivals Joseph Kabila and Jean-Pierre Bemba singed an historic declaration on Sunday to keep peace after Sunday’s elections and accept the results.  According to this declaration, both candidates agreed to publicly appear and...

Tensions, Concerns Rise on the Eve of Elections

With the runoff election between Presidential candidates Joseph Kabila and Jean-Pierre Bemba less than two weeks away, tensions are running high in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).  Last week, Transitional President Kabila replaced a number of civilians in...

Rising Tensions Between UN and Sudanese Government

Tensions between the United Nations and the government of Sudan have risen to new levels, as the UN Special Envoy to Sudan, Jan Pronk, was expelled from the country earlier this week after statements made in his personal blog were considered a threat to Sudanese...