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Blast In Eastern Congo Injures 32 UN Soldiers

AFRICANGLOBE - Over 30 UN soldiers were hurt in a blast which hit the eastern Congolese city of Goma, Tuesday morning. The 32 peacekeepers from India were part of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO).

Armed Groups in Eastern Congo Ready to Disarm

AFRICANGLOBE - Several armed groups in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have said they are ready to lay down their weapons, following the army's defeat of M23 rebels. Since then, there has been a series of letters and declarations by other militias expressing their willingness to be demobilized.

Swiss Firm Alleged to Have Laundering Pillaged Gold From Congo

AFRICANGLOBE - On 1 November 2013,TRIAL (Track Impunity Always) filed a criminal complaint to the Swiss Federal Prosecutor against the Swiss precious metals refinery Argor-Heraeus SA for allegedly laundering gold pillaged from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

UN Troops Goes On The Offensive In The Democratic Republic of...

AFRICANGLOBE - Renewed fighting has broken out around Goma, the capital of North Kivu province, close to the Democratic Republic of Congo's border with Rwanda. And UN peacekeepers are taking a more combative role as fighting escalates in the DR Congo.

Congo: Documented Cases of Human Rights Abuse Emerge Against M23 Rebels

AFRICANGLOBE - Newly documented human rights violations in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) include cases of arbitrary executions and rape - among...

Southern Africa Sending Standby Force to Eastern Congo

AFRICANGLOBE - The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has decided to activate its stand-by force and dispatch it to the troubled eastern region of...

Rebel Fighters in the DR Congo Enter Goma

A rebel group in the Democratic Republic of Congo seized strategic parts of the eastern, mineral-rich city of Goma today, and is reportedly moving...

UN Accuses Uganda, Rwanda of Backing Rebels in Congo

Uganda has denied allegations its army is arming the M23 rebels fighting against the Kinshasa government in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), joining...

Conflict Persists Eastern Congo

Major donors to Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) should withhold aid to both governments until they comply with prior agreements...

Understanding the Conflict in Eastern Congo

The neutral force for the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has to be cognizant of the history of the country and north Kivu...

The Continuing War Crimes in Eastern Congo

Like the rolling hills in the Kivu regions of the Democratic Republic of Congo, reports of violence in the area seem never-ending. Now Human...

Rwanda Responds to Allegations it is Supporting Congo Rebels

The Government of Rwanda this week accused the UN Group of Experts (GoE) on the Congo of "bad faith" following the publication of a...

Paul Kagame – How Long Can He Deny Rwandan Involvement in...

Questioned last week on the BBC's Hardtalk about the connection between Rwanda and the M23 rebel movement in eastern Congo, President Paul Kagame denied...

Security Council Condemn Attacks By Rebels in Eastern Congo

The UN Security Council today strongly condemned the attacks in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) by the group of renegade soldiers known...

UN Peacekeepers Using Attack Helicopters Against Rebels in Congo

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) used two of its attack helicopters on Thursday in support of...

Rwanda in Congo – Sixteen Years of Intervention

A recent UN report on the crisis in eastern DRC indicates that senior members of the Rwandan military have been supporting Congo's newest rebel...