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Why we work in Kinshasa

A while back, CNN ran a very in-depth piece by Michael O’Hanlon on the upcoming elections in the Congo. In all of these articles, the challenges of engaging more rural areas of Congo are addressed. CLI, consequently, is often asked … Continue reading

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Update: Congo’s upcoming elections

Congo’s elections are scheduled to commence next month, and there is a great deal of uncertainty and concern in the international community in the buildup to them. Even in the midst of multiple reports (this one and this one, for … Continue reading

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Commentary: Congo’s Elections

Very interesting article today written by Congolese human rights activist Annie Rashidi-Mulumba in the Daily Beast. The author warns of a potentially volatile situation in the Congo with elections approaching in November, especially in light of events in the Ivory … Continue reading

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New Developments in Congo’s Presidential Election

In the news today, it appears that a challenger to Joseph Kabila’s presidency believes that he can win this year’s election without combining forces with politicians from opposing parties. This runs counter to the strategy that these challengers were expected … Continue reading

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Elections in the Congo

Very interesting blog post today about the upcoming election in the Congo and President Joseph Kabila‘s efforts to remain in power. Kabila came into office after the assassination of his father in 2001 and was reelected in 2006. He is very … Continue reading

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