The Demise of the M23 Rebellion; Advocacy and Diplomacy in Focus

The surrender of the rebel group in eastern DRC, M23, would not have been possible without the foreign diplomacy changes made by governments which have previously turned a blind eye to Rwanda and Uganda’s proxy wars in and against DRC.
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Welcoming a New Wave of Diplomacy in Democratic Republic of the Congo

On November 21, the Great Lakes Forum held a briefing at John Hopkins University in Washington DC featuring US Special Envoy to Africa’s Great Lakes Region and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Senator Russ Feingold.
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Rwandan Army Allies’ Crimes in Congo: Who is Not Named in the UN Report?

On October 1, 2010, the UN finally released its report (read it here) about the war crimes, crimes against humanity, major violations of international laws and possibly a genocide committed by Rwandan troops (APR) and its allies,
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Polls Repeated in Fataki, Bumba

Repeat elections were conducted in Fataki and Bumba following civil unrest on Sunday.  In Fataki, a soldier opened fire at a polling station resulting in the death of two polling clerks.  In Bumba,... READ MORE

Bemba, Kabila Sign Declaration

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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... READ MORE

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