Congo (DRC)

In Congo Tough Talk From the UN’s Top General

“We must come here with some will, to take some risks, to take some action.” Excerpts from a Pulitzer Center interview with the UN’s military commander in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

On the Congo in a Pirogue

A river journey up the Congo River by pirogue is a study in wild beauty, marginalized and isolated peoples, and a mighty resource for trade and transport that is almost wholly untapped.

Rape in DR Congo: Victims and Torturers

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.

DRC: Taking the Conflict Out of Congo's Tin

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.