Changing perspectives through theatre – working with child soldiers in DRC
For the past two years, drama workshops have been carried out in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for former child soldiers,... Read More
The Congo’s political crisis is stirring deadly violence in Kasai and beyond
International Refugee Rights Initiative’s new report about violence and displacement in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) describes how attacks by... Read More
New report on partnerships with local civil society organisations in conflict
Oxfam and International Alert’s new report “Partnerships in Conflict” presents research on the impact of violent conflict on civil society organizations and the implications for... Read More
Congolese concern – will Kabila stand?
DR Congo President Joseph Kabila is yet to declare whether he will stand in this year’s election. The uncertainty is scaring people.
Preventing the persecution of women in Africa
In most violent conflicts, women typically become easy targets due to a widespread tolerance of sexual violence, the absence of a strong legal framework, an inaccessible... Read More
The dangers of climate change in Southern Africa
Climate change has had adverse effects on development and security in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region, culminating in environmental and human insecurity.
Stop making war business
Peace journalism is key for ensuring that conflict is accurately and appropriately reported, with its genesis and circumstances fully explained, and that local peacebuilding ideas and solutions... Read More
The United Nations and its peacekeeping dilemma
The deployment of a UN Force Intervention Brigade (FIB), authorized to undertake “all necessary measures” to neutralize armed groups, represents an important step in the... Read More
Peace and Conflict Resolution from the Democratic Republic of Congo
TransConflict is pleased to showcase the work of Peace and Conflict Resolution from the Democratic Republic of Congo, a member of the Global Coalition for... Read More
Rwanda and the DR Congo – ending the culture of impunity
Tackling the root causes of war between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo requires an end to the culture of impunity, particularly the prosecution of alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF).
The Democratic Republic of Congo – the business of war
A heady mix of rebels pursuing power, abundant resources and a lack of strategic solutions to address the underlying problems continues to fuel violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.