Latest update: 13/07/2012
- DR Congo - independence - Mali - South Sudan
Embedded with the M23 rebel movement
France 24 follows in the footsteps of a rebel group in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Our reporters were with the M23 movement as it moved into regions deserted by Congolese soldiers. Meanwhile, one year ago this week, the world got its newest nation. But 12 months after the independence of South Sudan, it's inching ever closer to war with its neighbour to the north.
Finally, as northern Mali is overrun with Islamist Militants, our observers send in some exclusive pictures of the destruction of ancient tombs and temples in Timbuktu.