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Congo strife escalates

New information have emerged from well-informed sources in Kigali about the latest news from the Eastern Congo, in as far as deployment of foreign troops are concerned.

Congo, Oh Congo: Will there ever be peace?

The east of the sprawling jungle nation of Congo is again in turmoil, as troops loyal to General Nkunda have taken control of a large national army base, before also occupying the park headquarters of

Congo is in for more bad news

Information received from Eastern Congo indicates that the regime in Kinshasa has engaged in some airborne re-supply of arms and ammunition to their troops based in the Goma area and their allied mili

More bad news from Congo, UN MUNOC forces under growing pressure

eTN has in past months repeatedly mentioned the seemingly dubious role the United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mission des Nations Unies en République Démocratique du Congo (

Backed by UN, peace summit commences in Congo

(eTN) - A United Nations-supported conference aimed at bringing peace, security and development to the strife-torn eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has begun, UN said Monday.The peace summit is said to be ongoing in North Kivu province, where fighting has uprooted hundreds of thousands of people in the past year.