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Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been one of Africa’s most troubled states
since it won independence from Belgium in 1960. Perhaps fittingly, its latest
crisis was defused by a last-minute agreement on New Year’s Eve between
President Joseph Kabila and the opposition. Will it last?
Anonymous GIS Expert
The conflict in Eastern Congo between government forces and the M23 is reaching a turning point. Neighbouring countries are set to deploy forces inside the country unless hostilities are ended. And while President Joseph Kabila agreed to send a government delegation to meet M23 representatives after the rebels took a key city, few are expecting an early end to the ...
Teresa Nogueira Pinto
Turbulent elections have left the Democratic Republic of Congo, a country rich in natural resources, with two sworn-in presidents - Joseph Kabila and Etienne Tshisekedi. The conflict shows little sign of being resolved and armed groups still hold power in many areas.
Chaos continues in Congo despite Joseph Kabila's disputed election v...