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FDLR generating $71m from businesses with wives of DRC officers
SylvestreMudacumura, the reclusive FDLR military commander. This is the only photo available to the ICC which has indicted him on dozens of charges With sales of Hemp, charcoal, ivory and taxation Rwandan FDLR rebels are making millions of dollars annually with help from Congolese army units in the east of the massive country, says a classified ... (more)
UN envoy: Security in eastern Congo much improved
The top U.N. envoy in Congo says security in the eastern part of the country has vastly improved in the last year but conflict persists and the situation is still fragile.
Abandoned Goma airport, Democratic Republic of the Congo, transformed into ideal playground
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DR Congo: despite improved security, situation remains - fragile,' UN envoys warn
Briefing the Security Council this morning, the Secretary-General's Special Representative in the DRC and the head of the UN mission there , Martin Kobler, recalled that in August 2013, the "M23 [armed militia] was knocking on the gates" of Goma, the main city in the vast country's restive eastern region.
Working For A Congo At Peace With Itself
Vava Tampa , a native of Congo, is the founder of Save the Congo , a not-for-profit campaign based in London.