Aujourd’hui, le Bureau d’Études, de Recherches et de Consulting International (BERCI) et le Groupe d’étude sur le Congo (GEC) de l’Université de New York publient leur premier sondage depuis la publication de la liste définitive des candidats à l’élection présidentielle prévue pour le 23 décembre 2018. Le rapport entier peut être

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A deux mois des élections, plusieurs partis et organisations de la société civile appellent à nouveau le 26 octobre 2018 à une manifestation pour protester contre la machine à voter. Au moins 11 sur les 21 candidats à la présidentielle rejettent toujours son utilisation et l’ont fait savoir par une

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Les membres du conseil de sécurité de l’ONU sont en visite à Kinshasa du 5 au 7 octobre avec pour objectif d’évoquer sans froisser la question des élections et l’épineux problème de la machine à voter. A dix semaines des élections, la Monusco a de plus en plus de mal à

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This week, the Bureau d’Études, de Recherches, et de Consulting International (BERCI) and the Congo Research Group (CRG) at New York University will be publishing a nationally representative political opinion poll taken in the first week of July 2018. A summary of the results are below; the full report can be

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Today, the Congo Research Group (CRG) is releasing  a new report, “Setting fire to  your own house: Crisis in Kasaï, the Manipulation of Customary Power and the Instrumentalization of Disorder.” You can find the web-report here, and download the PDF document here. Since August 2016, the Kasaï region has seen one

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In September 2017, the Congolese elections commission (CENI) announced that it was planning to use voting machines for the momentous upcoming elections, currently scheduled for December 23, 2017. This has triggered controversy and fierce opposition from many in Congolese civil society and opposition. In the first of a series of

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Today, the Bureau d’Études, de Recherches, et de Consulting International (BERCI) and the Congo Research Group (CRG) at New York University are publishing a series of nationally representative political opinion polls conducted across the Democratic Republic of the Congo in February 2017, August 2017, November 2017, and January/February 2018. You

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Over sixty people killed, thousands of houses burned down and more than 100,000 displaced people, including 42,000 refugees in neighbouring Uganda. Those are the consequences so far of the violence in the north-eastern Ituri province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since December 2017. The violence marks a counterpoint

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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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There has been a broad outpouring of support for the demonstrations announced by the Comité laïc de coordination (CLC) this Sunday. This one comes from the Central African Studies Association, a group of academics from across North America, Europe, and Africa. You can read the full statement here.

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