Blood Money: How 20+ Years of War is Driven by Corporate Profit from Congo’s Minerals
A flurry of efforts are underway to curtail the renewed conflict in the Eastern portion of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) where the M23 rebel group is on the march. M23 has been attacking and displacing residents of the DRC for a year now with, according to the UN, support from Rwanda. More than 355,000 Congolese have fled their homes in 2022 alone.
Akilimali Chomachoma, journalist covering the Democratic Republic of Congo and Central Africa, explains what’s going on.