Frenemies: Congo and Rwanda team up to fight rebels

Friday, January 23, 2009

Since August the Congolese government has been battling rebels led by Laurent Nkunda. The fighting has displaced tens of thousands of people and lefty hundreds dead. This week, the Congolese government joined forces with it's former arch enemy Rwanda in an offensive against the rebels and today the Congolese government is reporting the joint force has arrested the rebel leader Nkunda. For the latest we're joined by the BBC's Martin Plaut.


Martin Plaut

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.