DRC President Félix Tshisekedi (left) and Rwanda President Paul Kagame in Kigali in 2021.
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Rwanda believes DRC continues to provide refuge for those behind the 1994 genocide.
Rwandan president Paul Kagame speaks during a governance event in the US.
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The US has become one of Rwanda’s staunchest defenders.
A Congolese soldier in Goma during protests against the UN peacekeeping mission in July 2022.
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Protests are likely to continue over the coming months, particularly in the run-up to the Congo presidential elections next year.
Un soldat de la paix protège les civils dans l'est de la RDC.
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Les récents affrontements ont remis le M23 de l'est du Congo à la une des journaux, mais de nombreux autres problèmes de sécurité persistent dans la région.
Congolese Bosco Ntaganda in the courtroom during the closing statements of his trial in The Hague.
Ntaganda’s conviction represents real progress, and an actual significant victory, for the ICC.
Rebels from the Lord’s Resistance Army making their way to a camp in southern Sudan. The group forcibly recruits children.
Natural resources are an important factor in explaining why some rebel groups forcibly recruit children into their ranks.
Under fire: Joseph Kabila.
A deal to finally hold long-postponed elections has been reached, but parts of the country are still dealing with violence and chaos.
Rwandan warlord Bosco Ntaganda has handed himself into the International Criminal Court. What implications does this have for future cases?
On the morning of the 18th of March, Bosco “The Terminator” Ntaganda presented himself at the US Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda, and requested that he be handed over to the International Criminal Court (ICC…