The end of conflict with the M23 rebels has people in the eastern DRC hoping for peace.
In a landmark intelligence-gathering exercise, the UN will begin using drones in the DRC to monitor its border and movements by armed groups.
Talks to finalise a truce between the DRC and defeated M23 rebels have collapsed, in a setback to efforts to end one of Africa's longest conflicts.
The DRC and defeated M23 rebels are set to sign a peace deal in what the UN hopes will be a key step in efforts to end decades of war.
Defeated M23 rebels in the Congo are poised to sign a peace deal with the government, in what is hoped will be a turning point to end decades of war.
M23 rebel leaders have been pleading with Uganda's president Yoweri Museveni to keep fleeing rebel soldiers that have fled into his country safe.
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Rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo's powder-keg east have surrendered after a crushing UN-backed offensive ended their 18-month insurgency.
The Democratic Republic of Congo army plans an "imminent" attack on Rwandan Hutu rebels based in the powder keg east of the country.
Following an announcement by the DRC government declaring victory, M23 insurgents say they have "decided from this day to end its rebellion".
Jacob Zuma has reiterated at a joint SADC and Great Lakes Region summit that "security and stability" in the areas are integral to the meeting.
DRC soldiers are fighting off some 200 M23 rebels who are hiding after being ousted from their last stronghold.
Jacob Zuma has reiterated his support for the DRC government, saying the hundreds of soldiers stationed there is testament to SA's commitment.
Talks between the DRC's government the M23 have collapsed, with the rebels saying Joseph Kabila's team is intentionally delaying the process.
Peace talks between the government of the DRC and M23 rebels were suspended again even after the UN pressed for progress in the troubled negotiations.
African leaders have called on the Democratic Republic of Congo government and opposition rebels to quickly make an accord to end renewed conflict.
The leader of the M23 says the rebel movement is ready to disarm - but only if DRC refugees are sent back home and the FDLR state army is eradicated.
The UN has called the M23 rebels' move of enforcing a curfew in areas in the DRC under their control "completely unacceptable".
As soldiers get wounded in fighting, the M23 rebel group says South Africa has been duped by DRC President Joseph Kabila.