Over the weekend, the Kivu Security Tracker reported on possible joint operations between the Ugandan and Congolese armies against the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF). RFI, AFP and Reuters then also reported on these operations. These news stories provoked a raft of questions, some of which I will try to answer

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Two companies belonging in large part to members of former President Joseph Kabila’s family received $92.3 million in questionable transfers from Congolese state-run companies and agencies. This is the conclusion of a report released today by the Congo Research Group (CRG) based at New York University.  At the heart of

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Tanzanian special forces of Monusco inside an Ebola treatment center © Alexis Huguet

The facts date back to between 2018 and 2020, in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. For the first time, the Ebola epidemic hit an area of ongoing hostilities among dozens of belligerents, including Congolese security forces. The Riposte, a combined national and international response to contain the disease,

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Since he began running for president, Felix Tshisekedi has made clear that in order to reform the Congo, huge resources will be needed. In August 2018, when he presented his policy platform, he said it would require $86 billion over 10 years to implement and an annual growth rate of

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L’éruption du Nyiragongo du 22 mai a pris tout le monde de court. Face à la catastrophe naturelle, l’État congolais tente d’articuler une stratégie de réponse. Non sans difficulté. Célestin Kasereka Mahinda n’a probablement pas fermé l’œil de la nuit. Le samedi 22 mai, en début de soirée, vers 19

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On May 13, President Felix Tshisekedi gave a defiant speech in Kolwezi, one of the country’s mining capitals: “I am tired of what I have seen in this country for years: foreigners come here with empty pockets and when they go home they are billionaires while we remain poor. From

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