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Formerly a small local militia, Guidon Shimiray’s Nduma Defence of Congo-Rénové (NDC-R) is today one of the most powerful armed groups in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. But what does it mean for the dynamics of violence in this part of the country, where regional states’ interests are

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  Ce mardi 27 novembre, le Groupe d’Etude sur le Congo basé au Centre sur Coopération international de l’Université de New York publiera la deuxième note de sa série sur le processus électoral en République Démocratique du Congo. Alors que le processus électoral entre dans sa dernière ligne droite avec

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More excerpts from the UN Group of Experts’ report. Today, a summary of what they said on natural resources. It’s incredibly detailed, but worth reading line by line. D. Exploitation of Natural Resources Gold 124. The use of gold by armed groups has become markedly accentuated in the last few

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