Michael Sharp visits with Elizabeth Namavu and children in Mubimbi Camp, home to displaced persons in the Democratic Republic of Congo. A coordinator for the Mennonite Central, he has an unusual approach to peacemaking.
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Dr. Denis Mukwege (left) listens as Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague speaks after the two men were presented Georgetown University's annual Hillary Rodham Clinton Award for Advancing Women in Peace and Security, at Georgetown University in Washington, in February.
Leaders of the M23 rebel group gather near the eastern city of Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, in June. The group, which recently suffered several military defeats, announced Tuesday it was calling off its nearly 2-year-old rebellion.
A medical worker from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention works at the laboratory in Uganda where Ebola specimens were tested at the start of the latest outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Colonel Soleil's Boys, 2010 Rebels of the National Congress for the Defense of the People (CNDP) are integrated into the Congolese national army, the FARDC, at Mushaki, Masisi Territory, North Kivu.