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Congo Rebels

Watch The Value of Women In Congo With a Critical Eye

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 09.08.2013 | Impact
Georgianne Nienaber

This film could have offered a greater service if it would have demonstrated that Congo is a land with no governance and that the fabric of decent society has been completely rendered in the blood of innocents.

PHOTOS: Tens Of Thousands Of Civilians Flee Goma

AP | PETE JONES and JEROME DELAY | Posted 11.23.2012 | World

SAKE, Congo -- Congo's president has suspended the army's chief of staff, following the publication of a United Nations report which reveals that Gen....

Armed Rebels Hijack International Airport

AP | MELANIE GOUBY and RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 01.20.2013 | World

GOMA, Congo — A rebel group believed to be backed by Rwanda seized the strategic, provincial capital of Goma in eastern Congo on Tuesday, home t...

Rebels Fire Mortars, Machine Guns At Congo City

AP | MELANIE GOUBY and RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 01.19.2013 | World

GOMA, Congo — Rebels believed to be backed by Rwanda fired mortars and machine guns Monday on the outskirts of the provincial capital of Goma, t...

Rebels Threaten To Attack Congolese Army

AP | SALEH MWANAMILONGO | Posted 07.13.2012 | World

KINSHASA, Congo -- Congo's newest rebel movement is threatening to attack the army in a major eastern town that the insurgents had handed over to poli...

When You Hear the Word "Congo," Naturally You Think "Fun for Children"

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

2011-02-10-costcocongo.gifFor a limited time only, we can go to the Congo for $799.99!

Tin, Tantalum and Tungsten: The New Blood Diamonds

Janet Ranganathan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janet Ranganathan

Rebel groups are funded by profits from mining activities, and by unwitting American consumers who purchase electronics using minerals sourced from mines in eastern DRC.

"Cheka Kidogo": Congolese Fashion Exhibition Aims To Raise Awareness Of Continued Violence

Louis Belanger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Louis Belanger

Fashion photographer Rankin has joined forces with aid agency Oxfam to put together a unique selection of portraits from Congo's war-zone: The exhibit...

Congo Violence Fueled By Common Material In Cell Phones, Laptops

NYCity News Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
NYCity News Service

Coltan, when refined, is used in many common electronic devices. But Congolese miners have been killed, and women raped, during the 11-year war over the valuable mineral deposits.

'Congo Chic': A Hint Of Glamour In The Shadow Of War (VIDEO)

Global Post | Finbarr O'Reilly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

EASTERN CONGO -- The Democratic Republic of Congo is notorious for its war, brutality and misery. Less known is the beauty and humanity that still s...

Congo Rebel Faction Holds Landmark Talks With Government

AP | T.J. KIRKPATRICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GOMA, Congo — The leader of a splinter rebel faction in eastern Congo said Friday his forces would stop fighting the government and the two side...

Congo Finally Agrees To Talk To Rebels

AP | T.J. KIRKPATRICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GOMA, Congo — Congolese officials agreed Friday to talk peace with rebels whose recent offensive has brought the country's eastern region back t...

What the World Must Know About the Congo

Muadi Mukenge | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Muadi Mukenge

Fresh from a two-week visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo, I watch on television the escalation of war, one that has already claimed five million lives since 1998.