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A Rumble in the Jungle: Kinshasa Goes to the Polls

by Paul Pryce. With degrees in political science from both sides of the pond, Paul Pryce has previously worked as Senior Research Fellow for the Atlantic Council of Canada’s Canadian Armed Forces program, as a Research Fellow for the OSCE … Continue reading

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Pickaxes into plowshares? Two visions for development in the DR Congo

by Peter Dörrie (Homepage / Twitter). The Democratic Republic of the Congo is a rich land – in theory, at least. Below its soil lie some of the world’s largest reserves of copper, cobalt, tin, tantalum and considerable amounts of … Continue reading

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Intervention and supply – The fortunes of war in eastern Congo are changing

by Peter Dörrie (originally published in German). Peter Dörrie is founder and editor-in-chief at AfrikaEcho. For a long time, one thing, in particular, was certain in eastern Congo: that it was not possible to rely on the Congolese army. Years … Continue reading

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