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ICC Upholds Acquittal of Former Congolese Rebel Leader

Mathieu Ngudjolo, former leader of the Congolese rebel group, Nationalist and Integrationist Front, was once again acquitted on Feb. 27, 2015. He was charged with commanding a militia of fighters who in 2003 destroyed the village of Bogoro (eastern Congo) and in the process raped and hacked to death roughly 200 people including children. 90 more words


The Conference of NGO's Celebrates the UN's 70's Anniversary

A message from the president of CoNGO on why the UN’s 70th Anniversary is of particular relevance to the world of Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs). 163 more words


A New Calling

It has been some time since I last posted about specifically things to do with Congo, so here are all of my updates :)

Those of us that have applied to go on a TREK7 in Congo this summer have had the opportunity to pick where we want to go.  732 more words


About the Wealth of Nations

Before departing for Colombia I spent some time pondering the nature of wealth in the modern world. To set some context, I was spending the holidays with family in New England. 425 more words

Our first Bai

We’ve (enfin) got to some forest. A two-hour flight from the capital, a 3 hour pirogue ride, and we are still not at our final destination! 205 more words


Healing Hearts In The Congo


Eddyne doesn’t remember much about her birthplace.

Her family called the DR Congo home for more than 40 years. Yet when ethnic conflicts forced them to pack their bags, Eddyne, only six years old at the time, was left with few memories of Congo. 465 more words