Some of you may have heard the latest news that Laurent Nkunda was arrested in the early hours of last night. To be honest, I can’t quite believe how quickly things have moved in the past week and many of us here on the ground are just as confused as you might be.
The news from Rumangabo is that the military base has been peacefully handed over to to the Congolese military. Everything is quiet at the Ranger station and in Bukima. Here in Goma, we are seeing both CNDP and Rwandan soldiers around the town. Amazingly, I haven’t heard of any problems that you might expect between men who until last week were on opposite sides of a front-line.
Here are some links to the latest media reports for the full details: