The DRC has more internally displaced persons than any other country. That’s due to numerous violent conflicts – fuelled by a political crisis.
Some two million people have been driven from their homes in the war, now in its third year
Different factions sprang up like toadstools and quickly began sparring with each other for control of the wealth
Attacks have destroyed land, left landmines, killed thousands of young men and wiped out or displaced entire generations of farmers and herders
More than three-quarters of homes and other buildings in Bama, Borno’s second-largest town, have been destroyed by insurgents.
Fewer direct confrontations against the military indicates the group is weakening, says Nigerian president.
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In many ways Sierra Leone's announcement that it is to withdraw from peacekeeping in Somalia over an Ebola issue, was one of the lowest moments.