The Guardian • Congo

A woman of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Issue #2050

Hands off Africa

 Pope Francis’s recent visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo has focused world attention on a “forgotten genocide” in a region long exploited by...

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The poverty and isolation of Walikale, in the eastern regions of the DRC, stand in stark contrast to its mineral wealth. Issue #2107

Congolese fight for their own wealth

Cobalt, lithium, and coltan: these are the minerals needed to advance the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) accounts for around...

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Issue #2043

Lumumba – The murder of an African hero

17th January marked 62 years since the brutal assassination of Patrice Lumumba, the leader of the Congolese independence struggle and one of the most impassioned...

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Global briefs Issue #2107


PORTUGAL: Andre Ventura, leader of the far-right party Chega, has announced that he will join the Patriots for Europe alliance in the European Parliament. Currently...

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