The DRC Diplomatic Flurry: Quo Vadis?

"Diplomatic efforts to resolve the seven-month rebellion in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) continue apace. What are the various efforts and what have they achieved? What are the lessons from all the activity? Diplomatic initiatives were stepped up at all levels during the last week of February 1999, and continued in the first week of March 1999 with talks between President Nelson Mandela, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and Namibian President Sam Nujoma."