Conflict in Congo - M23 and the siege of Goma

POSTED BY Ifeanyi IN African Conflicts, Congo @ November 29, 2012 - 10:40 am

M23 Soldier | Image by Aljazeera

M23 Soldier | Image by Aljazeera

The fighting in Congo seems endless, with various rebel groups continuing to rise and terrorize those who can not protect themselves. Many of my Congolese counterparts have complained (rightfully so) that the media is ignoring this recent up-tick in violence.

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Well, I've stumble across a great interview that takes a more balanced approached to discuss a number of circumstances that effect this war - and Rwandas interest in this whole affair. Compliments to Boston's WBUR, syndicated by National Public Radio, Tom Ashbrook (On Point) discusses the conflict and possible solutions with Africa correspondents in detail you'll never see on the cable news cycle.

Take a listen, and comment below. Africa's Endless War
~AC

[Sources and Notables: Image by Aljazeera, NPR, Onpoint with Tom Ashbrook]

 

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