ECI News

“The recent crisis ... recalls the necessity of working to diversify the economy in order to reduce its dependence on the extractive sector.” — DRC Finance Ministry


Economy
Move over, Manila? Congo call centre gives glimpse of what might be - Aaron Ross, Reuters read

Congo copper output to fall 1.7 pct in 2016 - chamber of mines - Aaron Ross, Reuters - read

Peace
The Democratic Republic of Congo endorses the Safe Schools Declaration - Norway Mission to Geneva - read

Health
Emergency cholera vaccination campaign set to begin in DRC - Lisa Schlein, Voice of America - read

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): Living with dignity, in solidarity - Medicines sans Frontieres - read

Elections
Congo elections unlikely until mid-2017 - Nick Long, Voice of America - read

Take or walk? Navigating competing imperitvies - Jason Stearns, Congo Research Group - read

US envoy to Great Lakes Region to engage DRC's political dialogue group - Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban, US Department of State - read

National dialogue in Democratic Republic of Congo: Canada calls on all parties to resolve political impasse - Press Release - read

Conflict
UN firefighters under threat in DRC - Nick Long, Voice of America - read

Report
50 million kids have fled their homes; "people just like you" - Pamela Falk, CBS - read

Other DRC News
Hunting pushes Eastern gorillas close to extinction: - Alister Doyle, Reuters - read

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