Congo's former vice president, Jean-Pierre Bemba, faces a trial by the International Criminal Court trial for crimes allegedly committed by Bemba's troops in the Central African Republic. Witnesses disguise their faces and voices.
The UN Group of Experts report comes out, naming top Congolese army officials involved in mineral trading and detailing black market activities. Congo denies the report's allegations that rebels are regrouping in the east. The Security Council slaps some rebel leaders with travel bans.