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Congo-Kinshasa: Aid Groups in Congo Fear Political Tensions Could Impede Their Work | allAfrica.com

A child soldier rides back to his base in Ituri Province (file photo).

By Issa Sikiti da Silva Diplomatic spats and a government push to manage international funds may mean less help for the 13.1 million people in need Relations between the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo and international aid agencies have hit a “low point” since the government refused to attend its own donor conference earlier this month, humanitarian experts ...

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Dem. Republic of Congo signs peace deal with M23 rebels | GlobalPost

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has signed a peace deal with the M23 rebels it had been fighting until they laid down their arms last month, Kenya’s presidential spokesman said on his official Twitter account on Thursday. “DRC (Democratic Republic of Congo) govt, M23 sign peace agreement in Nairobi,” Manoah Esipisu wrote on his account. For more ...

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Prescription for Lasting Peace and Stability | Friends of the Congo

by Kambale Musavuli The 17-year quest for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo has taken a significant step in the right direction after the national military routed the Rwanda and Uganda-backed M23 militia and declared an end to its reign of terror against the Congolese people; however, many concerns remain. In order to support this victory and make lasting ...

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