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Dozens Of DR Congo Pygmies Killed In Escalating Violence

AFRICANGLOBE - Dozens of Pygmies in Democratic Republic of Congo's southeast were killed by Bantu militiamen in the past week, the U.N. peacekeeping mission said on Wednesday, in an escalation in a two-year ethnic conflict.

UN Launch Drones Over Eastern DR Congo

AFRICANGLOBE - The United Nations will begin flying surveillance drones over the Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday to help peacekeepers spot rebels and monitor their movements according to UN officials. U.N. peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous is in Goma to preside over the launch of the unarmed drones. Monday, he described the situation in eastern Congo as "very different" from a year ago, when the rebel group M23 captured several cities in the region.

M23’s Defeat Raises Hopes of Peace in Eastern DR Congo

AFRICANGLOBE - The imminent defeat of M23 rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the result of shifting military and political dynamics that are presenting the most concrete prospects of peace in the vast, central African nation for many years.

After Suffering Heavy Losses Congo’s M23 Rebels Agree To Disarm

AFRICANGLOBE - The Democratic Republic of Congo's M23 rebel group has declared an end to its 20-month rebellion, saying it is ready to disarm and demobilise troops and pursue a political solution to end the crisis in the east of the country.

Number of Conflicts In Africa Declining

AFRICANGLOBE - Recent events in Mali, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Sudan seem to confirm one of the most durable stereotypes of Africa, namely that the continent is unstable and uniquely prone to nasty political violence.

Eastern Dr Congo: Courageous Doctor Returns to Serve

AFRICANGLOBE - The head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has welcomed the return to Bukavu of Denis Mukwege, a physician internationally known for his work with rape victims who was attacked at his residence last October.

Britain and America Target DR Congo – A Must Red Article

AFRICANGLOBE - What is happening in eastern DR Congo is not a civil war, but continuation of a 16-year aggression by the country's two...

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...

Regional Leaders Agrees Regional Force for DR Congo

A neutral international force will be set up to hunt down armed groups in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), regional...