On Wednesday, Angolan Foreign Minister Tete António announced that an agreement had been reached on an "immediate ceasefire" in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) between army forces and M23 rebels has moved close to the key eastern city of Goma an army spokesperson said on Monday. Thousands have been displaced amid diplomatic efforts to end the conflict.
On Mon., the world's three largest rainforest-holding nations — Brazil, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Indonesia — formally launched an alliance aimed at preserving these ecosystems. The three countries represent 52% of the world's total tropical rainforests.
Fighter jets from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) began bombing rebel positions on Tuesday, stepping up the fight against the March 23 Movement (M23) rebel group, which recently made meaningful territorial gains in the country's war-torn eastern region.