Protests in Kinshasa are an indictment of the lack of attention to the Congolese crisis.
The new intervention force must be sizeable, and have proper air cover as well as transport and air elements. None are guaranteed.
Regional rivalries have functioned as oxygen, allowing the rebel group to survive and grow.
Rwandan forces have been able to keep civilian casualties low in Cabo Delgado despite carrying out a counterterrorism operation.
The government of Rwanda must commit to eliminating the forced return of refugees and asylum seekers.
The international effort to address three decades of violence in eastern DRC has drawn in the UN, east African troops and now a southern African force.
Leaving the European convention on human rights would not automatically make the Rwanda plan lawful or easier to implement.
Laurent Kabila and his son Joseph were the Democratic Republic of Congo’s third and fourth presidents.
The push for national trials reflects a disappointment with the slow pace and high costs of international justice.
The international community has also failed to protect civilians in Syria, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Yemen, Myanmar and Ethiopia, a genocide expert writes.
Central to the DRC’s politics is a broken relationship between the seat of government in Kinshasa and underrepresented groups in the eastern region.
The UK government is briefing that a remote patch of land in the South Atlantic could become a processing hub for people crossing the Channel in small boats.
Digital tax filing can improve accuracy and timeliness but it doesn’t always translate into higher tax revenue.
The circumstances, challenges and history of Rwanda are intertwined with Paul Kagame’s own life story.
Kabuga’s release raises questions about the international community’s commitment to delivering justice for genocide victims.
The introduction of free education should follow a gradual process, starting with the lowest levels.
The forced return of migrants by European states has ignored pressures and interests of African countries of origin.
It’s a near certainty that Kagame will be here for some time to come; but as Rwanda looks to the future, it may need or indeed demand a change of guard.
The region’s forces are seen as important in addressing the long-running conflict in the DRC – but their involvement is complicated.
As signatories, Nigeria and Rwanda are demonstrating their commitment to safe, sustainable use of outer space. This should have multiple benefits.