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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Kabila Signs Pact with Mobutu’s Son

Presidential candidate Joseph Kabila signed a pact with Francois Joseph Zanga Mobutu, son of former DRC President Mobutu Sese Seko.  The agreement brings Mobutu onto Kabila’s electoral platform, l’Alliance de la majorite presidentielle (AMP),... READ MORE

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... READ MORE

U.S. House to Vote on DRC Bill on October 20th

After passing unanimously in the Senate and being approved by the Committee on International Relations in the U.S. House of Representatives,Senate Bill 2125—the Democratic Republic of the Congo Relief, Security, and Democracy Promotion... READ MORE

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