Peacemaking Success in DRC

The peace agreement in South Kivu Province has now held for over six months. It was initiated by a local organization of former combatants who abandoned fighting to work for peace. They convened a group of 88 citizens, including representatives of 21 armed groups, civil society leaders, and the Congolese government, to find a way […]

Fighters Become Peacemakers in the Congo!

For decades, war has raged in three provinces in the eastern DRC: North and South Kivu and Ituri. Not only civilians, but members of the fighting militias too, are sick and tired of it. Recently, they have stopped the violent conflict in three of the five districts in South Kivu. For several years, a group […]