June 8, 2013 /
Mack El Sambo is the lead singer of the band "Peaceful Generation." His only weapons are his guitar and his voice. Together with his band he writes protest songs about the violence in Eastern Congo.
May 26, 2013
Executive Director Jon Sawyer shares the week's reporting— from Congolese soldiers in court to the repercussions of a new law in Chile's waters.
May 24, 2013 /
Lloyd-Davies travelled to Minova in South Kivu province to report on the horror of the thousands of rape cases perpetrated by the Congolese national army, which is now facing its victims in court.
May 14, 2013 /
Fiona Lloyd-Davies has reported on Eastern Congo since 2011. Here she discusses the twin aims of her new project, assessing the aftermath of a mass rape and efforts to establish conflict-free mines.
May 13, 2013 /
Control of Eastern Congo’s minerals has been a key driver in the fighting that has killed over 5 million people. A new project may have the answer – to produce conflict-free tin from a mine.
May 3, 2013
Tom Hundley shares this weeks reporting on the rare manuscripts smuggled from inside Timbuktu's hallowed libraries, child laborers in Burkina Faso and a conflict free tin mining initiative in the DRC...
May 2, 2013 /
A Dutch royal has a plan to end the violence that 'conflict minerals' have caused in South Kivu. Will it work?
April 12, 2013
Senior Editor Tom Hundley shares this week's reporting—from Britain's budget blues to rape as a weapon of war in the DRC.
April 12, 2013 /
Last November, hundreds of women and children were raped in Minova, on the shores of Lake Kivu, by soldiers from the Congolese national army.
April 12, 2013 /
Last November soldiers from the Congolese Army went on a rampage of looting and rape in the market town of Minova, in Eastern DRC. For the first time, perpetrators reveal what motivates them to rape.