CNDP

By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 21st, 2012
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On Thursday November 15th‘M23’ – the rebellion movement which was created earlier this year – launched a major attack on the city of Goma which, after a quieter day on Friday, culminated in a very stressful weekend. The question on Sunday evening was: will or will they not take Goma. On Monday they d...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 1st, 2012
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While many of the drivers of conflict in eastern DR Congo lie within its borders, an analysis that ignores the role of Rwanda in recent years is inadequate to the task of disassembling the cycles of violent insurrection. Eastern Congo’s descent back into bloody insurrection this summer marks just ano...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 11th, 2012
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I spent the last twenty days of June in the Congo. Most of that time, I visited people and communities at grass root level. In brief, I went to Fizi – Baraka – Uvira – Bukavu – Kalehe – Minova – Goma. All by road. I ended my trip in Kinshasa, trying to wrap with […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 22nd, 2012
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By William Townsend As the rumour mill turns and suspicion runs rife, conflict is unfolding in eastern Congo’s Kivu provinces once again, following three years of relative calm. The most recent chapter of violence can be traced back to March this year, pitting Congo’s socially and politically maladro...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 1st, 2012
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By Michael Deibert At first glance today, things in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s eastern North Kivu province seem far calmer than in years past. As recently as 2008, a rebel group, the Congrès National pour la Défense du Peuple (CNDP) under the command of renegade general Laurent Nkunda, contro...