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Congo-Kinshasa

Congo-Kinshasa

Population: 78.73 mn.
GDP: $31.9 bn.
Debt: $5.07 bn.

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Stifling dissent

The murder of human rights campaigner Floribert Chebeya Bahizire in a Kinshasa police building in June 2010 has come back to haunt President Joseph Kabila and may now threaten his...


Rebels aim for Kivu secession

Rwanda not only supports the M23 rebellion, it may be helping create a new state on its border with Congo

After a protracted delay and much discussion, at the end of June the United Nations finally published its investigation into Rwandan involvement in the rebellion in eastern Congo-K...


Obama’s Congo law

Rwanda’s actions in support of the east Congolese rebels, according to the evidence of the United Nations investigation, indicate a breach of a little-known United States law, the ...


Kigali’s hand in the Kivus

A UN report on Rwandan backing for mutineers sparks a diplomatic row in New York as the rebels gain ground

As fighting escalates in eastern Congo-Kinshasa, pressure is mounting for the publication in full of a United Nations’ investigation into the links between Rwanda and a new militia...


Who fights for whom

Mutinous factions along the border are exploited by both governments, and Hutu-Tutsi quarrels live on

No one watching the fighting in eastern Congo-Kinshasa was surprised when the United Nations reported in May that Rwanda was directly involved.


Rwanda looms larger in Kivu

The fighting in North Kivu looks set to trigger the eclipse of Bosco Ntaganda and puts pressure on Kigali

The fighting between Congo-Kinshasa’s army and its former comrades in the Tutsi Congrès national pour la défense du peuple is growing more intense and more complex. Protesting at t...


A government of few talents

Kabila’s new economic programme sets high targets but sceptics doubt the new cabinet can see it through

The new government of Prime Minister Augustin Matata Ponyo Mapon has presented a five-year plan promising double-digit economic growth. That would make Congo-Kinshasa a middle-inco...


Wanted – the Terminator

A general has become a rebel again and the patchwork of militias integrated into the army is unravelling and endangering security

General Jean-Bosco Ntaganda, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity during the 1998-2003 civil war, has taken to the bush in command of an in...


The LRA is down but not out

Small bands of the Lord’s Resistance Army are going into eastern Congo and employing new methods to terrorise local people

Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) fighters have left Central African Republic for Garamba, in Orientale Province in north-eastern Congo-Kinshasa. They are now concentrating on theft and...


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