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Since 2013, a mysterious string of mass killings has taken place around Beni, in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo. This startling wave of attacks transformed Beni territory from an area of relative calm into one of the country’s most violent theaters of conflict in a decade. These killings—primarily machete attacks—bring

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In response to Congo Research Group’s report, published July 19, 2017, All the President’s Wealth: The Kabila Family Business, several individuals and companies have issued statements.  We are including those statements below: Nando’s “Nando’s is not operating in the DRC as we exited our franchise agreement in 2011. Please can

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Podcast

This week Jason talks to Ida Sawyer, Central Africa Director for Human Rights Watch, about the recent unrest, protests, and discuss the recent shifts in civil society, politics, and their effects on a possible transition, elections, and President Kabila’s future. Podcast

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This week, a Board of Inquiry commissioned by the United Nations Secretary-General submitted its final report into the murder of Michael Sharp and Zaida Catalán, two members of the UN Group of Experts who were assassinated in the Kasai region on March 12, 2017. The report, which is confidential but

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Podcast

Jason et Patient fêtent le premier anniversaire d’Actualité.cd et parlent de ses réussites et défis. Ensuite, ils font une analyse des manifestations, villes mortes ainsi que les attaques récentes du Bundu dia Kongo. Pour lire nos publications et vous abonner à notre bulletin hebdomadaire, veuillez visiter notre site, www.gecongo.org.

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This week, Jason talks about the trio of reports published recently with Tom Wilson (Bloomberg News), and Pete Jones (Global Witness) and about broader issues facing the DRC around governance and transparency.

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