Youth Movement Striking Fear Into DR Congo Elites
Lutte pour le Changement popularly known as ' Lucha', organises non-violent protests at local and national level. This has become one of the greatest threats to the country's political status quo.
Congo-Kinshasa: The Youth Movement Striking Fear Into Congo's Elite
African Arguments, 31 May 2017
Neither an NGO nor a political party, Lucha has mobilised in innovative ways to ensure young people's voices are heard in DRC's tense environment. Read more »
Riots in Kinshasa (file photo).
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 24 May 2017
Even before the recent surge in violence, the central Greater Kasai region was one of the poorest in Congo Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: UN Should Investigate Kasai Violence
HRW, 1 June 2017
The United Nations Human Rights Council should urgently establish a commission of inquiry into the situation in the central Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, a… Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: This Homemade Refugee Crisis
Deutsche Welle, 31 May 2017
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has more internally displaced persons than any other country. That's due to numerous violent conflicts - fuelled by a political crisis.… Read more »