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Why do rebel militias continue to kill in the Congo?

In a recent incident, the M23 rebel group has been accused of killing at least 300 civilians by the Congolese government. Kambale Musavuli from Centre for Research on the Congo traces the history of this rebel group.

“After two decades of war, the Congolese people are saying enough is enough”: M23 and war-making in the Congo

Peoples Dispatch spoke to Congolese activist and researcher Kambale Musavuli about the latest offensive of the M23 rebel group in the eastern part of the DRC and the broader history of proxy warfare in the region.

The waters are running red in Africa’s Great Lakes region – a war is raging we can’t ignore any longer

Resources like cobalt, copper, lithium, and the trees of the rainforest continue to be exploited by the rest of the world despite the carnage that has afflicted Africa’s Great Lakes for the past 30 years