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Jason Stearns: United Nations has inched closer to naming a special envoy for Great Lakes region

Jason Stearns Congo Siasa 30th December 2012   Following the fall of Goma to the M23 and the lack of progress in the Kampala talks, the United Nations has inched closer to naming a... Read more...

DRC News Update: 7th January 2013

Top stories: AllAfrica reports that delegations representing the government of the DRC and the M23 rebels resumed peace talks in the Ugandan capital Kampala over the weekend. IOL reports that sixteen migrants... Read more...

DRC News Update: 4th January 2013

Top stories: IOL reports nine former military officers from the DRC have been arrested in Angola, suspected of hatching a plot to destabilise their homeland. AllAfrica reports that the DRC has continued... Read more...

DRC News Update: 3rd January 2013

Top stories: VOA reports that several armed groups in the eastern part of the DRC have agreed to a ceasefire, and an alliance, after months of ethnic conflict. AllAfrica reports that United... Read more...

DRC NewsUpdate: 2nd January 2013

Top stories: Daily Monitor reports that opposition parliamentarian Roger Lumbala has joined M23 rebel movement in east DRC. VOA reports that DRC civil society activists say lynch mobs have killed nine suspected... Read more...