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The Art of the Possible: MONUSCO’s New Mandate The current mandate of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) expires on March 31, 2018. In a report released today, the Congo Research Group (CRG) argues that the United Nations Security Council should take bold

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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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For the past 20 months, the Congo Research Group has documented the vast and eclectic business portfolio of Joseph Kabila, the president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and his family. This report presents our conclusions, based almost entirely on legal documents. They own, either partially or wholly, more than

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(The full report is here.) The DRC is at a crossroads. Having failed to carry out elections by the end of 2016, as required by the constitution, the government engaged in two separate rounds of negotiations, the first under the auspices of the African Union and the second brokered by

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Herbert Weiss (Traduction: Anne-Marie Munzberg-Engel , Université de Georgetown) Cet article est le premier d’une série publiée par le Groupe d’Etude sur le Congo (GEC) au Centre de Coopération Internationale à New York University en réaction à un sondage effectué sur tout le territoire du Congo par le GEC et le

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Depuis le 26 juin 2016 jusqu’à ce jour, l’Agence Nationale de Renseignement (ANR) de la République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) détient illégalement Rodrigue BINTENE MIMBO, agent de la Société BERCI SARL, une société à responsabilité limitée, établi à Kinshasa et qui effectue des sondages d’opinion dans tout le pays depuis

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Cet article fait partie d’une série d’essais qui commentent le sondage publié par le Groupe d’étude sur le Congo (GEC) et le Bureau d’Études, de Recherches, et Consulting International (BERCI). Vous pouvez aussi télécharger cet article ici.  Par Jean Omasombo Tshonda Le sondage effectué par le Groupe d’études sur le Congo (GEC)

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Following the release of our poll on October 25, 2016, there have been some questions regarding our methodology. In the interest of transparency, we have published the entire anonymized results here, along with the codebook here. A primer on how to use the codebook can be found here: http://xlsform.org and CRG/BERCI are

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Herbert Weiss This is the first of several essays published by the Congo Research Group(CRG) at the Center on International Cooperation in reaction to a nationwide poll conducted by CRG and the Bureau d’Études, de Recherches, et Consulting International (BERCI). You can also download this essay here. This survey by the

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