Will peace ever come to eastern Democratic Republic of Congo? | Inside Story

More than 100 armed groups are fighting government and regional troops in the mineral-rich area of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. 5.6 million civilians have been forced to flee their homes in the past several years. The United Nations reiterated its call for a political solution to the crisis after a high-level visit last week. But regional efforts to stop the violence have been marred by mutual distrust and differences. So, what does the future hold for this region and its people? Presenter: Laura Kyle Guests: Reagan Miviri – a Conflict Analyst at Ebuteli, a Congolese Research Institute. Stephanie Wolters – a Senior Research Fellow specialising in the Great Lakes Region at the South African Institute of International Affairs. Angele Dikongue-Atangana – the UN Refugee Agency Representative in Democratic Republic of Congo. Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/ #DRCongo #DRC #M23 #NorthKivu #Goma #DRCViolence #EasternDRCViolence
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