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A site tracking political and military developments in the Democratic Republic of Congo, with a focus on resource exploitation.

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5/06 | I wrote this in 1993, perhaps, in a two-bedroom house where I lived for a year on the outskirts of Lawrence, Kansas, a half-block from (...)

The General in his Resort

13/12 | I went boating with the alleged war criminal General François Olenga a few weekends ago (in August, 2017), at the riverside resort he (...)

African Poverty Numbers Grow, as World's Decline

6/09 | This gif, showing African poverty numbers growing as the rest of the world's decline, is sobering. Here's a link: (...)

My Story—or at any rate, one of them

31/07 | Many years ago, when I was young and harbored the dream of becoming the next George Orwell, I lived for a year in a shanty town in (...)

An Unpublished note to the Intercept

11/02 | The Intercept published a long, not especially well-informed piece on Trump's proposed roll-back of the conflict minerals (...)

The Origins of AIDS

29/10 | This is a draft of the first part of an abandoned two-part book review I wrote a while back about three books about the origins and (...)

The Price of Bad Governance

22/03 | How much does the legacy of Mobutu and Kabila cost the people of DR Congo? One way is to compare the infant mortality rate to other (...)

Quote of the Day

5/03 | From remarks John Kerry gave at the LiveAtState virtual press conference: Question: “What is the U.S.’s interest in South Sudan? And (...)

Exclusive : Global Witness Outed as Sleeper Cell for the Chamber of Commerce*

27/05 | In a dramatic turn of events, one of the leading advocacy groups for the conflict minerals campaign has outed itself as a mole for the (...)

M23 vs. South African Defense Forces : The Battle Dress

13/05 | Cool graphic from South Africa's TimesLive.

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Kasereka, un genocidaire et porte parole de l’armée Congolaise

4/07 | RENVERSEMENT DE VAPEUR Aux patriotes congolais et au monde. La tendance actuelle qui consiste dans le détournement de la situation de (...)

Belgium's King Sends Letter of Regret Over Colonial Past in Congo

30/06 | The first acknowledgment by the royal family of the European country's brutal actions in central Africa stopped short of an (...)


26/06 | *Destruction tâche bête facile à accomplir, malédiction résultante de longue durée* Dans le but d'épuration ethnique de la communauté (...)

Congo's Deadliest Ebola Outbreak Is Declared Over

25/06 | The World Health Organization called the end of the country's 10th outbreak, the second deadliest in history, “a victory for (...)

A Simple Way to Save Lives as Covid-19 Hits Poorer Nations.

23/06 | Aid agencies are scrambling to get oxygen equipment to low-income countries where the coronavirus is rapidly (...)


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