Tag: Conflict

Level-three humanitarian crisis in DR Congo

As if more than 23 years of armed conflict wasn’t enough, in 2016 a terrible new conflict erupted in the greater Kasa├» region of DR Congo. The violence has led to the displacement of an estimated 1.4 million people (IRIN), including an estimated 880,000 children. It’s a bit complicated, but, essentially, a rebel militia group […]

The story of Ezechiel Kabanga

Ezechiel Kabanga had grown up in the Katanga Province and was working in Sakania (a city near Lubumbashi) mining cobalt, magnesium, copper, and coal. Suddenly, in 1993, he was ordered to leave. Kabanga told us that many Baluba were beaten, others burned alive, and some even buried in latrine holes before they could leave. They […]