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10 facts you should know about the crisis in the DRC

Headline Title:  DRC crisis in 10 facts 20 March 2013 What is the crisis in the DRC all about?After two successive wars which tore apart the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) between 1996 and 2003, the DRC government has failed to establish its authority across the vast country leading to the proliferation of a multitude of foreign and local armed groups, particularly in the east. These groups have fought each other and the Congolese army (FARDC) for power, defence of their communities and control of natural resources.The on and off confrontation of these groups and the DRC national…

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