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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.

World Watches as Rwanda and Uganda Violently Assault and Dismember Congo

AFRICANGLOBE - The violent plundering of Congo's immense riches which began under King Leopold of the Belgians continues by outsiders as the world watches...

What Does the Fall of Goma Mean for Central Africa?

AFRICANGLOBE - The M23 rebels have taken the Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city Goma. Yet again, a Rwandan-backed rebel movement has reignited fears...