Tuesday Dec 3
Congo-Kinshasa: UN Peacekeeping Chief in to Inaugurate New Protection Technology, Sees Progress
On a visit to the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo today, the head of United Nations peacekeeping operations said that the situation in the region, where civilians have suffered through recurrent insurgencies, showed evidence of improvement, and gave hope for further progress.
Congo-Kinshasa: Senior UN Envoy Begins Visit to Bolster Regional Peace Efforts
The senior United Nations official for the Great Lakes region of Africa has begun a week-long mission to help shore up peace efforts, visiting Tanzania, Rwanda, the Republic of Congo, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo .
Christian Science Monitor
Congo leader Kabila must choose between reform - and survival
A version of this post originally appeared on the Congo Siasa blog. The views expressed are the author's own.
Querencia Resident Served Unique Mission and Survived Stoning During Congo Crisis
Querencia resident Hank Mol spent 21 years in the United States Air Force, but the most memorable part of his career was the two months he spent flying support missions to put down a rebellion in the Belgian Congo.
M23 Congo rebels could regroup
Despite the failure of talks, DRC's foreign affairs minister says Kinshasa is committed to peace, although it is not immediately certain what will happen next after the government and the M23 rebels failed to sign a peace deal.