Consolidating peace efforts across the vast territory has proved difficult for close to three decades. Scholars explain why.
Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo is used to win a place in government, not to overthrow it. And it keeps working.
The US has become one of Rwanda’s staunchest defenders.
Protests are likely to continue over the coming months, particularly in the run-up to the Congo presidential elections next year.
The UN mission is being held responsible for something the Congolese state should be doing.
Recent clashes put eastern Congo’s M23 into the headlines again, but many other security problems persist in the area as diplomats struggle to tackle the underlying causes.
Tension persists between the neighbours as Kampala is yet to address all of Kigali’s grievances.
The case raises the question of what happens when a court that’s designed to keep international peace starts assigning crippling damage awards.