ECI News

 

“In five years, Goma can be the second best city in the DRC. Goma people have that mentality..” — Bishweka Vanny, Hotel owner, Goma


Economy
The Goma paradox - Miriam Berger, Roads and Kingdoms - read

Congo palm-oil startup sees Growth opportunity in restive east - Thomas Wilson, Bloomberg - read

From darkness to brightness - Filip Vanhouttem, Worldfolio read

Partners
Natural wonders in a renewed Congo - Tom Downey, Wall Street - read

Congolese obstetrician to receive 13th Seoul Peace Prize - KBS World Radio - read

Health
Remote Congo town gets water on tap for first time in a generation – in pictures - Nathanael Hollands, The Guardian - read

'Not out of the woods yet' in yellow fever outbreak in Angola, Congo: WHO - Stephanie Nebehav, Reuters - read

New mobility for people living with disability in DRC - Simone Schlindwein, Deutsche Welle - read

Gender-based Violence
Women’s groups call on UN to end violence in Congo - Nobel Women's Institute -read

Conflict
Mystery killers spread terror, fuel tensions in East Congo - Thomas Wilson, Bloomberg - read

Democratic Republic of Congo: Inside Camp Garlic, a stronghold of ADF militia -MSN - watch 

Elections
DR Congo summit to avoid poll chaos opens despite no-shows - AFP - read

Clashes erupt in DR Congo ahead of crunch talks - Bienvenu-Marie Bakumanya, Yahoo News read

Congo bishops help facilitate talks between government, opposition - National Catholic Recorder read

DRC: Release of pro-democracy activists cause for celebration - Amnesty International - read

Report
Between ‘Justice’ and ‘Injustice’: Justice populaire in the Eastern DR Congo -London School of Economics - read

African Coffee - IACO - read

Opinion
Harvesting Hope: Designing for trust and engagement in eastern Congo - Paul Bennett, National Geographic - read

Other DRC News
Clashing over conservation: saving Congo’s forest and its Pygmies - Marine Gauthier, The Guardian - read

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