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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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Où sont passés les 225 millions de dollars ou plus générés entre mars 2009 et décembre 2019 par le Go-Pass ? Difficile aujourd’hui de se faire une idée claire de l’utilisation de cette redevance, officiellement dénommée « Infrastructure Development Fund » (Idef). Depuis 12 ans, l’Idef a été instaurée en

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Au sein de l’exécutif congolais, trois leaders, Félix Tshisekedi, Moïse Katumbi et Jean-Pierre Bemba, se retrouvent de nouveau dans une coalition. Mais sans consacrer un triumvirat. Décryptage. Ils se sont perdus à Genève, ils se retrouvent à Kinshasa. Vingt-neuf mois après les dissensions autour de leur compromis politique conclu dans

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Ils sont 500 députés à l’Assemblée nationale, mais il n’est pas toujours évident de savoir ce qu’ils y font. Les raisons.  C’est une question à 10 millions de francs congolais : votre député a-t-il voté pour ou contre le projet de loi autorisant la ratification par la RDC de l’accord

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  On March 10, 2021 the U.S. government designated the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) as a terrorist organization. The group had been under U.S. sanctions since 2014 for their human rights abuses, and six of their leaders had been under a travel ban and assets freeze since 2019. These new

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By Joshua Z. Walker, director of programs, Congo Research Group Before Congolese President Félix Tshisekedi assumed power, in January 2019, expectations for what, concretely, he could achieve while in office—in light of the power imbalance with Joseph Kabila’s Front commun pour le Congo (FCC)—were low. As if to accentuate this

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Politics in Kinshasa is in turmoil––the coalition between President Tshisekedi and Joseph Kabila has crumbled, leading to a radical reconfiguration of power in the country. In this season of political intrigue, however, little has been done to attend to the needs of Congolese people. Substantive discussions of how to transform

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