Congo celebrates fifty years of Independence from colonial rule.
Fabulous minerals. Magnificent music. Great cuisine. A landscape that stretches from lush rain forest to Swiss-looking mountains. And a people still mired in violence and misery a half century after independence from Belgium.
The Congo Wars: Conflict, Myth and Reality
Africa’s World War: Congo, the Rwandan Genocide, and the Making of a Continental Catastrophe
The Dynamics of Violence in Central Africa (National and Ethnic Conflict in the 21st Century