The rebel force known as M23 says it is willing to negotiate, but the government says it must withdraw from the city of Goma first. Is this the start of another full scale conflict?
The Security Council will decide the terms of MONUSCO's renewal this month. Will they give the peacekeeping mission the mandate and resources they need to protect Congolese civilians?
Renewed fighting erupts in eastern Congo between the government army and rebel M23 movement, despite having come to a truce last week.
Rwanda is accused of supporting the recent army defection and rebellion in eastern Congo. But is it true?
The situation in eastern Congo remains tense as hundreds of defectors return to the national army, but many of the commanders remain at large, including Bosco Ntaganda, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court.
After presidential and parliamentary elections marred by some violence and not insignificant irregularity, the Democratic Republic of Congo waits for the first election results to be announced next week.
The Democratic Republic of Congo is scheduled to have national elections on Monday 28 November 2011. It will be a messy, complicated affair. But this post should help clarify what's different this time around.
Elections are coming up in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Who's up, what's up, and will they be conducted peacefully?
Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act is designed to protect American consumers from products containing conflict minerals. But will it help protect Congolese from the conflict itself?