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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon has a Congolese dilemma. After having been marginalized politically for years in the Congo, the UN now has the opportunity to play a critical role in navigating the upcoming battle over President Joseph Kabila’s succession. For months now, President Kabila has been preparing a national dialogue to

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Dix-neuf ans après le début des guerres en République démocratique du Congo, le conflit armé affecte encore des millions dans l’est du pays. Cet essai par le directeur du Groupe d’étude sur le Congo Jason Stearns et notre associé Christoph Vogel accompagne une carte de groupes armés , compilée par des chercheurs à

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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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