News Archives

January 28, 2013
Dispute over military command holds up Congo peace deal
By Richard Lough
Reuters
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January 26, 2013
Doubts loom over new UN Congo peace plan
By Benedict Moran
Al Jazeera
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January 26, 2013
Troops and drones to bolster new UN Congo peace bid
By Tim Witcher
AP
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January 25, 2013
UN 'finalising' peace agreement in DR Congo
Al Jazeera
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January 25, 2013
UN 'plans to fight rebels in DRC'
By Barbara Plett
BBC
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January 25, 2013
U.N. chief to recommend intervention troops for Congo: official
By Michelle Nichols
Reuters
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January 25, 2013
UN 'finalising' peace agreement in DR Congo
Al Jazeera
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January 24, 2013
Congo rebels say peace talks at standstill
By RODNEY MUHUMUZA
Yahoo
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January 24, 2013
Treasury Expands Sanctions on M23 Leadership
By Samuel Rubenfeld
Wall Street Journal
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January 24, 2013
UN plans to use spy drones over eastern Congo
By PETER JAMES SPIELMANN
AP
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January 24, 2013
Mali Army, Riding U.S. Hopes, Is Proving No Match for Militants
Lydia Polgreen
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January 23, 2013
Latest crisis in Congo DRC underlines link between hunger and conflict
By Mark Tran
The Guardian
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January 22, 2013
Mercury treaty fails to offer poor gold miners a quicksilver solution
Guardian UK
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January 22, 2013
DR Congo rebels impose new leaders and taxes
Capital FM News
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January 21, 2013
Africa pushes for control of peace efforts in war-ravaged eastern DR Congo
by Ronald Ssekandi and Yuan Qing
Xinhuanet
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January 16, 2013
Interview with Steve Hege, Former Coordinator, UN Group of Experts on the DRC
by Francesco Mancini
Global Observatory
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January 16, 2013
Gecamines of Congo Plans to Raise $1 Billion for Copper Plant
By Michael J. Kavanagh
Bloomberg
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January 16, 2013
Letter to Patrice Emery Lumumba
Ama Biney
Pambazuka
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January 15, 2013
The UN in Congo
Watching from above
The Economist
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January 14, 2012
The Case Against Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame
By Howard French
The Daily Beast
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January 12, 2013
The pain of suspension
The Economist
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January 11, 2013

A condensed guide to corruption, M23 style
By Gaïus Kowene
RNW
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January 10, 2013
UN wants drones over Congo to keep the peace
By Daniel Howden
The Independent
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January 10, 2013
M23 rebels threaten to resume fighting over DRC’s ‘behaviour’
By CHARLES MWANGUHYA MPAGI
The Daily Monitor
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January 9, 2013
UN seeks to deploy drones over DR Congo
Al Jazeera
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January 9, 2013
U.S. State Department Daily Press Briefing: Drones in the DR-Congo
US State Department
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January 4, 2013
DR Congo's M23 rebels arrive for peace talks
AFP
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January 4, 2013
DR Congo rebels threaten to ditch peace talks
Al Jazeera
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January 3, 2013
Angola detains nine exiled DRC officers over 'plot' to destabilise Congo
Times Live
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January 3, 2013

UN Sanctions Against M23 And FDLR Rebels In Congo Are Too Little, Too Late
By Jacey Fortin
International Business Times
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January 3, 2013
Uganda's hidden role in Congo's conflict
By sabella Bauer
DW
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January 2, 2013
UN peacekeeping mission dismisses rumours related to armed group in eastern DR Congo
UN News Center
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January 24, 2013
Mali Army, Riding U.S. Hopes, Is Proving No Match for Militants
Lydia Polgreen
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/25/world/africa/mali-army-riding-us-hopes-

is-proving-no-match-for-militants.html?_r=1&adxnnl=1&ref=global-

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January 23, 2013
Latest crisis in Congo DRC underlines link between hunger and conflict
By Mark Tran
The Guardian
http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2013/jan/23/crisis-congo-drc-

hunger-conflict

January 22, 2013
Mercury treaty fails to offer poor gold miners a quicksilver solution
Guardian UK
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http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/poverty-

matters/2013/jan/21/mercury-treaty-poor-gold-miners


January 22, 2013
DR Congo rebels impose new leaders and taxes
Capital FM News
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http://www.capitalfm.co.ke/news/2013/01/dr-congo-rebels-impose-new-

leaders-and-taxes/

January 21, 2013
Africa pushes for control of peace efforts in war-ravaged eastern DR Congo
by Ronald Ssekandi and Yuan Qing
Xinhuanet
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http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/africa/2013-01/21/c_132115441.htm


January 16, 2013
Interview with Steve Hege, Former Coordinator, UN Group of Experts on the

DRC
by Francesco Mancini
Global Observatory
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http://theglobalobservatory.org/interviews/414-interview-with-steve-hege-

former-coordinator-un-group-of-experts-on-the-drc.html

January 16, 2013
Gecamines of Congo Plans to Raise $1 Billion for Copper Plant
By Michael J. Kavanagh
Bloomberg
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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-01-16/gecamines-of-congo-plans-to-

raise-1-billion-for-copper-plant.html

January 16, 2013
Letter to Patrice Emery Lumumba
Ama Biney
Pambazuka
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http://www.pambazuka.org/en/category/features/85972


January 15, 2013
The UN in Congo
Watching from above
The Economist
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/baobab/2013/01/un-congo?

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