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Will peace ever come to eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo?


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Fighting in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has worsened in recent months.

More than 100 armed groups are battling government and regional forces in the mineral-rich region of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

About 5.6 million citizens have been forced to flee their homes in recent years.

The United Nations reiterated its call for a political solution to the crisis following a high-level visit last week.

But regional efforts to stop the violence have been marred by mutual distrust and disagreements.

So, what does the future hold for this region and its people?

Presenter: Laura Kyle


Reagan Miviri – conflict analyst at Ebuteli, a research institute in the DRC

Stephanie Wolters – senior research fellow specializing in the Great Lakes region at the South African Institute of International Affairs

Angele Dikongue-Atangana – Representative of the UN Refugee Agency in the DRC

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