congo

Africa

August 18, 2017
Maurice Carney says Congo’s crisis can be traced to its mineral wealth, long exploited by the west, and the country’s elites who refuse to let go of their power

Crisis in Congo

December 20, 2016
Friends of the Congo’s Kambale Musavuli says the fate of Congo’s democracy hangs in the balance

Opposition Calls for a General Strike As Congolese President Wins Election Delay

October 18, 2016

The usually bustling streets of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital were mostly empty on Wednesday as the opposition has called for a general strike after the president was awarded a two-year election delay

With Rape Conviction of Former Congo Leader, Attention Must Turn to Western Atrocities

March 24, 2016

Landmark ruling by International Criminal Court is only the first step towards achieving justice, says Congolese human rights activist Kambale Musavuli

Reality Asserts Itself - Vijay Prashad

August 11, 2013
In the final segment of Paul Jay’s interview with Vijay Prashad on Reality Asserts Itself, the subject is the undermining of international law and military interventions in the name of human rights.

The Rise of Chinese Influence in Africa

August 5, 2013

Leonce Ndikumana: China invests in building Africa’s infrastructure, but fails to employ local labor

Obama in Africa

June 25, 2013
Emira Woods: Obama administration needs a new approach to trade and investment and should move away from policies that favor the extraction of African resources and the militarization of the continent