Congolese soldiers return to the front lines in Kanyaruchinya, north of the city of Goma, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, as war-displaced people flee south, on November 15, 2022. Thousands of displaced people began to flee after soldiers retreated to Kanyarushinya, an informal camp of over 40,000 people in the northern district of Goma. Troops in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were battling M23 fighters in Kibumba, 20 kilometres (12 miles) north of Goma, security officials and local residents

Regional Powers Should Drive Diplomacy in DR Congo as M23 Surrounds Goma

Fighting has intensified in North Kivu, in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, with M23 rebels now partially encircling the major city Goma. Regional leaders, particularly Kenya, should press hard for a halt to the insurgent advances and urge Kinshasa and Kigali to reduce tensions.

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