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U.S. and Rwanda Caught With Diplomatic Pants Down in Congo

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.05.2012 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Diplomacy is one thing; enabling is another. It seems Rwanda and the United States have been caught with their diplomatic pants down. Congolese and i...

Congo: Time to Send in the Clowns?

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Congolese president Joseph Kabila paved the way for a troupe of Spanish Clowns, while thugs and militia rule the Kivus and truth-seeking journalist are threatened.

Hillary Clinton in Congo: Tempers, Human Rights, and Media Cliché

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Media reports of Hillary Clinton's visit to Congo have so far focused on her testy remark to a Congolese student. But what about human rights and continuing corruption in the Kabila government?

Lalibre Reports: Is it Too Late for Eastern Congo?

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Recent events and an ignored report by the independent United Nations' Special Rappateur predicted the current escalation, but no one in American media appears to be listening.