East African Community (EAC)
As yet another ceasefire fails in the DRC, what lies ahead for the Congolese people?
During a visit to the DRC last week, the UN Security Council stated that it “no longer needed to be demonstrated” that Rwanda was backing the M23. The rebel group has continued to make advances in North Kivu as multiple ceasefires mediated by regional mechanisms have failed
Fresh protests break out in Congo against UN and East African forces; anger grows over M23 advance
At least eight people were killed by UN forces in the North Kivu province on February 7. The DRC is witnessing renewed protests against the UN peacekeeping mission (MONUSCO) and the East African Community (EAC) regional forces