Democratic Republic of Congo

NPR's Mike Shuster reports that African nations are lobbying to get U.N. peacekeepers on the ground to support a shaky cease-fire in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Rebel campaign to oust Congolese President Laurent Kabila has drawn in six countries and has threatened thestability of central Africa. The Security Council is expected to vote next week to approve sending peacekeeping forces to cool the Congo conflict.



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