Topic: Nord-Kivu Province
Henri Ladyi formed the Center for Conflict Resolution in the Democratic Republic of Congo to oppose widespread rape and child soldiering.
05/24/2011 03:51 pm
Africa Monitor Shocking Congo rape statistics show husbands - not just soldiers, rebels - perpetuate the problem
More than 400,000 women were raped in a 12-month period in 2006-07, according to a new study.
05/12/2011 01:55 pm
The plan for formalizing Congo's mining industry relies on the removal of armed groups from the process, but that is a difficult task.
04/29/2011 12:33 pm
The Enough Project writes that the ban, imposed by President Joseph Kabila in September, created more problems than it solved.
03/04/2011 10:45 am
There are political dynamics and logic underlying the brutality in the Democratic Republic of the Congo that journalists need to explain.
02/24/2011 04:30 pm
Congo's national army and the Forces Républicaines Fédéralistes reached a breakthrough in peace negotiations this week, which could improve the situation for civilians in the region.
02/02/2011 02:57 pm
With opposition parties in the Democratic Republic of Congo preparing to select presidential candidates, the 2011 presidential election is gearing up.
12/09/2010 12:01 pm
The Congo mining ban has hurt the Congolese economy without making the area safer, according to a dispatch from an Enough Project researcher working in the region.
10/25/2010 03:55 pm
A Congo mining ban, instituted recently and meant to halt financing for rebel movements, has hurt everyday Congolese who rely on mining for their livelihood.
10/05/2010 04:25 pm
A report on the Congo mass rapes this summer makes it clear that while UN forces in the area were guilty of negligence by not knowing enough to stop the events, they did not play a direct role in the mass rapes.
10/04/2010 02:55 pm