M23 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on M23


UN to reinforce DR Congo borders after rebel defeat

Nov 07, 2013 - 9:25 AM

UN troops will help reinforce Democratic Republic of Congo s borders to stop rebels and arms crossing into Rwanda after the defeat of M23 mutineers

In this file photo, Congolese government soldiers aboard a pick up truck leave their headquarters to escort Lieutenant General Olenga Francois in the town of Minova, some 45km from the provincial capital Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, 25 November 2012. EPA/Dai Kurokawa

African leaders meet to discuss DR Congo crisis

Nov 05, 2013 - 8:13 AM

African leaders go into talks to discuss the possibility of reinforcing a UN special brigade deployed in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Leader of beleaguered DR Congo rebels calls for truce

Nov 04, 2013 - 11:59 AM

The call comes with the rebels on the back foot as Congolese troops pounded hilltop positions where some 200 fighters have holed up

DR Congo troops capture last M23 rebel stronghold

Oct 30, 2013 - 11:55 PM

Government troops capture Bunagana the main base of rebel group M23 a group accused of rape and murder

DR Congo troops advance as M23 movement faces 'end'

Oct 29, 2013 - 9:06 AM

The renewed fighting – the heaviest since August – sparks concern from the West prompting calls for restraint

Clashes between rebels, army in DR Congo

Oct 25, 2013 - 2:27 PM

After halting peace talks the army and rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo resume fighting

UN: DR Congo groups must free child soldiers

Oct 24, 2013 - 10:31 PM

Almost 1 000 children aged from 6 to 17 years old were recruited by armed groups

VICTIMS. Children are the most vulnerable to exploitation in times of conflict

Regional powers fear Rwandan invasion of DR Congo

Sep 15, 2013 - 8:59 AM

The Southern African Development Community said it was concerned at the deployment of Rwandan troops along the common border

DR Congo says 130 dead in clashes between army, rebels

Jul 15, 2013 - 9:48 PM

At least 130 people have been killed in clashes between army forces and rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo

CONGO FIGHTING. Congolese army soldiers are deployed at an attack position north-west of Munigi, overlooking the front-line, in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on July 15, 2013. AFP PHOTO/PHIL MOORE

African Union to DRC rebels: Comply with summit decisions

Nov 25, 2012 - 2:51 PM

AU chief Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma welcomes the commitment of the Government of the DRC to listen evaluate and resolve any legitimate grievances of the M23 She urges the M23 immediately to take the steps expected of it

DR Congo soldiers flee as rebels advance on Goma

Nov 18, 2012 - 10:51 PM

Government soldiers were fleeing the eastern DR Congo city of Goma in large numbers on Sunday November 18 as rebels advanced to the gates of the regional capital after fresh fighting erupted in the area last week