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Rivers of arms

Rivers of arms

Democratic Republic of Congo: arms flow Despite an arms embargo, a constant flow of weapons into the DRC from around the globe ensures that peace remains elusive Since the withdrawal of foreign...

Swift justice

Swift justice

Democratic Republic of Congo: mobile courts With a judicial system that is often far away, temporary courts bring law to outlying areas, even if they do not meet the highest standards By Nick...

The puzzle of political alternation

The puzzle of political alternation

As DRC President Joseph Kabila fights to retain power, opposition politicians must put political differences aside in the interests of the electorate The 2006 elections marked the end of a dramatic...