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Congo M23 Rebels Tell Their Story

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 07.27.2012 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Is the Congolese government of Joseph Kabila using the international press to wage a propaganda war against the new rebel fighters in eastern Congo? This is possible and probable given the amount of disinformation disseminated by the foreign press in recent days.

Group: Renegade General Recruiting Child Soldiers Again

AP | RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 07.16.2012 | World

DAKAR, Senegal — A Congolese general already sought on an international arrest warrant for his alleged use of child soldiers during an earlier c...

PHOTOS: Thousands Of Refugees Flee Devastating Clashes

The Huffington Post/Reuters | Posted 05.10.2012 | World

Thousands of women and children have abandoned their homes in Congo, fleeing recent clashes between the Congolese military and troops loyal to the not...

The Killer King Of North Kivu

Mondiaal Magazine | John Vandaele | Posted 05.29.2012 | World

Bosco Ntaganda is the spider in the web of violence and looting in North Kivu, East Congo. The Terminator kidnaps people, smuggles raw materials into ...

Congo Community Faces Targeted Assassinations and Issues Plea for Help

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 02.26.2012 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

While Walikale is waiting for the world and God to wake up, officials are urging people living deep in the villages to gather or in towns or in more populated areas to shield themselves from an impending massacre.

What Conflict Minerals Legislation Is Actually Accomplishing in Congo

Sasha Lezhnev | Posted 10.09.2011 | Impact
Sasha Lezhnev

Ending the world's deadliest conflict is no easy task, but a growing consensus of Congolese civil society, electronics and metals companies, investors, and governments are now taking action to do so.

Dear Secretary Clinton: Could You Please Find Out if This Congolese Child Is Still Alive?

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

I know you won't have a lot of free time when you visit the DRC, so perhaps you could skip some interviews and visit eastern Congo. The people there believe that you will help them.

Volcanic Eruptions Threaten Beleaguered Eastern Congo

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

There is absolutely no infrastructure in this part of the world to handle the humanitarian crisis which will occur if a major eruption takes place. Scientists say the eruption "is imminent".

Inside A Congolese Displaced Persons Camp: Children Cling To Our Arms, Begging For Human Touch (PHOTOS)

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Australian journalist Helen Thomas was the first to ask the question. "Do you find it hard to believe that we are able to function here and do our wor...