African Leaders Sign DRC Peace Deal

Eleven African countries have signed a peace deal aimed at ending decades of conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo.  The agreement was signed on Sunday at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa.

The 11 signing countries are from the Great Lakes region and Southern Africa.

The Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the DRC and the Region will likely lead to deploying an intervention brigade in the DRC.

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon says the …