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Population: 81.34 mn.
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New York showdown

Joseph Kabila and Paul Kagame take their battles over the Kivu provinces to the UN General Assembly

Congolese ministers have been energetically lobbying in New York ahead of a high-level meeting on Central Africa at the United Nations General Assembly which opens on 25 September....

Kabila seeks succour abroad

Discontent is widespread and the Francophone summit will do little to cover up the national cracks

President Joseph Kabila Kabange got an unexpected present on 27 August when his French opposite number, François Hollande, said he would attend the 12-14 October Francophone summit...

Rebels and defections

The Kivu crisis is diverting attention from other provinces where order is collapsing. In Katanga, two Republican Guard soldiers at Lubumbashi Airport were shot dead during squabbl...

M23 moves up

The rebels of the Mouvement du 23 mars in North Kivu Province were only 20 kilometres north of Goma and looked likely to attack the town, sources there told Africa Confidential as ...

M23 makes the running

The mutineers hold the cards and are setting the agenda: they may strike Goma soon

Although six governments signed an agreement in Addis Ababa on 15 July to promote security in eastern Congo-Kinshasa, rebels still threaten Goma, the base of the United Nations for...

Stifling dissent

The murder of human rights campaigner Floribert Chebeya Bahizire in a Kinshasa police building in June 2010 has come back to haunt President Joseph Kabila and may now threaten his...

Rebels aim for Kivu secession

Rwanda not only supports the M23 rebellion, it may be helping create a new state on its border with Congo

After a protracted delay and much discussion, at the end of June the United Nations finally published its investigation into Rwandan involvement in the rebellion in eastern Congo-K...

Obama’s Congo law

Rwanda’s actions in support of the east Congolese rebels, according to the evidence of the United Nations investigation, indicate a breach of a little-known United States law, the ...

Kigali’s hand in the Kivus

A UN report on Rwandan backing for mutineers sparks a diplomatic row in New York as the rebels gain ground

As fighting escalates in eastern Congo-Kinshasa, pressure is mounting for the publication in full of a United Nations’ investigation into the links between Rwanda and a new militia...

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