Africa

    • M23 leader Jean-Marie Runiga arrives to address media in Goma, DRC, November 27, 2012.
    • A boy carries a goat along a road near the town of Sake, 27 kilometers west of Goma, DRC, November 27, 2012.
    • A woman carries her child in Minova, 45 kilometers west of Goma, DRC, November 26, 2012.
    • The South Africa contingent of the U.N. peacekeepers in Congo erect a razor wire barrier around Goma airport, DRC, November 26, 2012.
    • Congolese army soldiers sit in a military truck in Minova, 45 kilometers west of Goma, DRC, November 26, 2012.
    • M23 rebels patrol around Congo's Central Bank in Goma, DRC, November 26, 2012.
    • With IDP camps filling up since the rebellion in eastern Congo began in April, newly displaced people are sleeping in churches until they can find a place to settle, DRC, November 23, 2012. (G. Joselow/VOA)
    • Displaced people from the town of Sake gather at the Mugunga camp on the road to Goma, DRC, November 23, 2012. (G. Joselow.VOA)
    • Families flee fighting between the Congolese army and M23 rebels in the town of Sake, DRC, November 23, 2012. G. Joselow/VOA)

    Developments in Democratic Republic of Congo

    Published November 27, 2012

    A week after the M23 rebels took control of Goma with little resistance from the Congolese army, the group's president says they are willing to withdraw their military force.


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