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Hundreds Of M23 Rebel Fighters Surrender To Uganda

AP | RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

KAMPALA, Uganda — KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The top commander of Congo's M23 rebel movement and about 1,700 of his fighters surrendered to Uganda...

Congolese Rebels To Lay Down Their Arms

AP | JOSEPH KAY and SALEH MWANAMILONGO | Posted 11.05.2013 | World

GOMA, Congo -- GOMA, Congo (AP) — A leader of the M23 rebel group in eastern Congo said Tuesday his movement is ending its rebellion after more than...

Congo: A Young Man's Courage When Peers in Peace Turn to M23

Search for Common Ground | Posted 12.22.2013 | Impact
Search for Common Ground

2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpgI was born 27 years ago in Goma, a town notorious for violent outbreaks. Instability exposed the darkest side of my beautiful Democratic Republic of Congo.

Only a Government With Democratic Legitimacy Can Bring Peace to Congo

Medard Mulangala Lwakabwanga | Posted 10.28.2013 | World
Medard Mulangala Lwakabwanga

Today's political parties will meet this week in Congo's capital Kinshasa to discuss how they can bring unity to a country wracked by instability since its birth.

Rebels Disguised As Women Invade Eastern Congo

AP | NICK LONG | Posted 07.15.2013 | World

GOMA, Congo -- The Congolese army claimed on Monday that it killed 120 rebels in eastern Congo. The army has captured Kibati village from the rebels,...

Congolese Warlord Tells ICC He Is Innocent

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 03.26.2013 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- A Rwandan-born warlord known as "The Terminator" insisted Tuesday he is innocent of charges including murder, rape, pillagin...

Congolese Warlord Placed In Custody By ICC

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 05.22.2013 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — African warlord Bosco Ntaganda was taken from the U.S. Embassy in Rwanda on Friday and flown to International Criminal ...

Rwanda Won't Hinder Congolese Warlord's Transfer To ICC

AP | EDMUND KAGIRE | Posted 03.21.2013 | World

KIGALI, Rwanda -- Rwanda's justice minister said Thursday his government will not hinder the transfer of the warlord Bosco Ntaganda from the U.S. Emba...

A Field Diary From Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo

Julia Lewis | Posted 02.03.2013 | Impact
Julia Lewis

In a country where security can change in an instant, acting on lies and failing to act on truth can have very real -- even fatal -- consequences.

Rebels Fire Mortars, Machine Guns At Congo City

AP | MELANIE GOUBY and RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 01.19.2013 | World

GOMA, Congo — Rebels believed to be backed by Rwanda fired mortars and machine guns Monday on the outskirts of the provincial capital of Goma, t...

Congo, Rwanda Agree On International Force To Fight Rebels

AP | SALEH MWANAMILONGO | Posted 09.15.2012 | World

KINSHASA, Congo — The leaders of Congo and Rwanda have agreed in principle to back a neutral international armed force to combat Congo's newest ...