Congo (DRC)

Conflict Minerals in the Congo

Minerals extracted in the DRC are said to fund rebel groups connected with crimes of rape and murder. Advocate groups are working to limit the use of conflict minerals in electronics like cell phones.

Living in Fear: Congo's FDLR

Walikale is notorious, even within eastern Congo. Villagers sleep in the bush for security and return to the village during the day to impersonate normal lives.

Obama's Other War

Can Barack Obama really defeat Central Africa's worst guerrilla warlord?

Lords of Woe

America wants to end the reign of the brutal rebel group, the Lord's Resistance Army. But can it?