ECI News

 

“The truth is that we’re not going to succeed unless we mobilize a critical mass of funding.” - Emmanuel de Merode. 


Partners
Inside the fight to save one of the world’s most dangerous parks - Robert Draper, National Geographic read

Economy
Congo state copper producer plans fivefold output increase - Thomas Wilson, Bloomberg - read

EU agrees on measures regulating conflict minerals - Joseph Ataman, WSJ - read

China firms to fund Congo hydro power plant to lift mining output - Aaron Ross, Reuters - read

Report
Final report of the Group of Experts on the Democratic
Republic of the Congo - United Nations Security Council - read

Main takaways of the new group of experts report - Christoph Vogel read

Peace
Wear yellow on Sunday for peace in Congo - Amnesty International - read

Monusco training DRC police - UN Peacekeeping - watch

Ntaganda’s militia took some steps to demobilize child soldiers, says UN official - Wairagala Wakabi, International Justice Monitor - read

Conflict
Deadly clashes hit DR Congo camp for M23 fighters - Al Jazeera - read

Nine killed as Congo troops clash with ex-militia fighters: NGO - Aaron Ross, Reuters - read

Heatlh
More than 1,000 suspect cases of yellow fever in DR Congo: WHO -Stephanie Nebehay, Reuters - read

Elections
Enough Project’s policy director Brad Brooks-Rubin testifies before Congress on U.S. sanctions policy in sub-saharan Africa - Enough Project - read

UN Envoy: terrorism, electoral crises thwart Central Africa progress - Margaret Besheer, UN News Center read

Who is Etienne Tschisekedi, the man tasked with toppling Kabila? -Conor Gaffey, Newsweek - read

Congo opposition tries to unite again to force Kabila out - Thomas Wilson, Bloomberg - read

Other DRC News
The world’s refugees find an unlikely American sanctuary: Idaho - Wired - read

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