10 days ago
A spokeswoman for the United Nations refugee agency in Uganda says hundreds of Congolese are fleeing into Uganda to avoid being forcibly conscripted into the ranks of the rebel group M23.
78 days ago
Lucy Beck of UNHCR said Friday that the refugees were fleeing battles between armed factions of M23, a rebel group that opposes the government of Congolese President Joseph Kabila.
149 days ago
ICC rejects appeal against release of Congolese
163 days ago
The M23 rebels claim that they are fighting for the implementation of the March 23, 2009 peace accord, which saw their fighters integrated into the Congolese army.
173 days ago
A Congolese town in the path of advancing rebels is currently occupied by government troops, but that's little consolation to residents whose homes have been looted by the government forces.
176 days ago
They manned checkpoints, drank vodka in local bars and let the corpses of Congolese soldiers rot in the streets.
179 days ago
The peace deal fell apart this April, when up to 700 soldiers, most of them ex-CNDP members, defected from the army, claiming that the Congolese government had failed to uphold their end of the deal.