May/June 2009

June 2, 2009
China Has No Plans to Alter $9 Billion Congolese Deal
By Franz Wild
Bloomberg
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May 2009
Congo Ignored, Not Forgotten When 5 million dead aren’t worth two stories a year
FAIR By Julie Hollar
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May 30, 2009
Congo-Kinshasa: UN Mission in DR Congo Assists Military in Offensive Against Hutu Rebels
UN News Service
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May 29, 2009
Congo-Kinshasa: Thousands Flee LRA Attacks in Northeast
IRIN
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May 28, 2009
Army Cools to Calls for Fresh LRA Operation Military says they have been able to contain the rebels, but would go back into Congo if they again pose a threat
IWPR
By Rosebell Kagumire in Kampala
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May 28, 2009
Congo DRC: Will Nkunda face justice?
IWPR
By Eugéne Bakama Bope
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May 28, 2009
Global crisis 'hits human rights'
BBC News
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May 28, 2009
DRC Rebel Group Expresses Frustration with Kinshasa
By Peter Clottey
VOA
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May 27, 2009
Eve Ensler at D7: "Blood Coltan" in Congo
Ubergizmo
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May 27, 2009
Effective prayer for HEAL Africa, Dr Congo
Christian Today
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May 26, 2009
Chinese Mineral Deal Blocking Congo's IMF Debt Relief
VOA News
By Scott Stearns
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May 25, 2009
Hard-working Congo man remembers
Jamaica Gleaner
By Paul H. Williams
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May 24, 2009
New Fighting Escalates Rape in Eastern Congo
WeNews correspondent
By Dominique Soguel
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May 21, 2009
Lynn Nottage Dramatises the Congo conflict
The Economist
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May 11, 2009
Lynn Nottage Wins 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Ruined
By Broadway.com Staff
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May 10, 2009
Economic crisis heightens Africa's conflict tensions: OECD
AFP
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May 9, 2009
EU, Congo Agree to Protect Tropical Forest With Timber Pact
By Jeremy van Loon
Bloomberg
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May 9, 2009
The Blood Diamonds of Gadgets
By Stephen Hutcheon
STUFF
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May 8, 2009
Traxys says quit east Congo to maintain reputation
Reuters
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May 8, 2009
Congo-Kinshasa: Amnesty Law for Eastern Militias
All Africa
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May 8, 2009
DR Congo volcano 'may soon erupt'
BBC
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May 8, 2009
Plan picks up to meet Africa's power needs
By SLINDILE KHANYILE
Business Report
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May 7, 2009
Illegal Trade Threatens Tin Market in Congo
By NICHOLAS BARIYO and DEVON MAYLIE
Wall Street Journal
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May 7, 2009
A school to fight hopelessness and hunger
By Fatima Najm
San Francisco Bay View
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May 6, 2009
Congo warlord may await trial in "neutral" country
By Eddie Bugingo
Reuters
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May 6, 2009
Congo shuts down French radio frequency
Independent Online
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May 6, 2009
Crisis-hit Congo set to revise 2009 budget: minister
By Joe Bavier
Reuters
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May 5, 2009
Ali Malau
Friends of the Congo
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May 5, 2009
Congo criticized for jailing opposition leaders
Press TV
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May 2, 2009
Mining a mint in eastern DR Congo
BBC
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May 1, 2009
New Report to Detail Failed Military Operation Against Hutu Rebels
By Peter Clottey
VOA
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May 1, 2009
Bright Continent
Nicholas Kristof
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May 1, 2009
HARDtalk on the road
NY Times
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