Joseph Kabila has promised new elections, but recent moves regarding the DRC’s mining code suggest he may have other plans.
Renewed violence between the Hema and Lendu tribes is drawing disturbing parallels to one of the bloodiest wars in Africa’s history.
Spiking demand for cobalt is taking electric vehicle manufacturers to one of the riskiest operating environments in Africa.
The death of a popular opposition politician is allowing the Kabila regime to drag its feet on political transition.
Armed groups continue to prey on local populations in the eastern DRC and frustrate any possibility of economic development.
As the regime of Joseph Kabila heads towards its last year in power, a neighboring head of state has just survived provoking a constitutional crisis in order to avoid stepping down. Does Burundi's constitutional seizure foreshadow an electoral crisis next year in its giant neighbor?
A brief overview of the key economic and geopolitical risk factors in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
This report examines the current war and genocide in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which started in the mid-1990s, placing emphasis on the roles of Western covert operations, corporations and the plundering of resources that has resulted.