Tue, 27 Feb 2024 11:07:27 GMT
Donors' Deafening Silence After Republic of Congo Green-Lights Oil Exploration in Conkouati National Park
[Greenpeace] Six weeks after signing a $50 million forest protection deal with donors, the Republic of Congo has given the green light to oil exploration in Conkouati-Douli National Park, the country's most biodiverse protected area and home to fishi...


Fri, 01 Mar 2024 04:13:50 GMT
DRC-Rwanda Crisis - What's Needed to Prevent a Regional War
[The Conversation Africa] In the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), South African, Burundian and Tanzanian troops are fighting against the Rwandan army, which has deployed in support of the rebellion by the March 23 Movement, or M23.

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 07:15:56 GMT
DRC Police Detain Journalist Masand Mafuta, Slap Him, Seize Equipment and Money
[CPJ] Kinshasa -- Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) must hold accountable the police officers who arrested and then assaulted journalist Masand Mafuta, and ensure his belongings are returned, the Committee for the Protection of Jo...

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 12:36:54 GMT
GiveDirectly Cash Aid Fraud Led to Broken Families and Mounting Debts in DR Congo
[The New Humanitarian] Minova, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Bangk -- 'They are only calling on us to be patient. But a whole year of patience? It's too much, we have fallen into despair.'

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 12:17:18 GMT
DRC Journalist Lucien Lyenda Attacked By Armed Forces While Covering Protest
[CPJ] Kinshasa -- Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) must investigate and hold accountable the soldiers who attacked journalist Lucien Lyenda while he covered a demonstration against insecurity in the country's southeastern Tangany...

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 12:56:24 GMT
Eastern DR Congo - Al Jazeera's Sanitization of Killer Militia Needs to Stop
[New Times] Over the last few days, Catherine Wambua-Soi, Al Jazeera's producer in the region, has enjoyed unfettered access to government-controlled areas in eastern DR Congo, notably the town of Sake, North Kivu Province's capital, Goma, as well as...