This category is for sites on warfare and conflict in the Great Lakes region of Africa, specifically the fighting in and around the Democratic Republic of Congo as well as the involvement of neighboring countries, in the late 1990's.
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BBC News: Interactive Map
Explains which countries are involved in the conflict in Congo and why.
Congolese Rally for Democracy (RCD)
History of the rebel group that operated in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo 1998-2002.
Global Policy Forum: Democratic Republic of Congo
Key documents by UN and security council, articles from the World Press and links.
GlobalIssues.org: Democratic Republic of Congo
Political background to the DRC conflict.
GlobalSecurity.org: Congo Civil War
Overview, information on the combatant groups, maps and links.
Multinationals in Scramble for Congo's Wealth
Summary of a UN report on multinational companies who help to plunder the resources of the war-torn country. The Guardian, UK.
A Report from Congo
Background and current status of the war, by the Economist. (July 04, 2002)
BBC News - DR Congo conflict
Chronology of the struggle for control of the Democratic Republic of Congo, with links to key stories from BBC News online's coverage. (January 17, 2001)
BBC News - Rights group warns on DR Congo
A human rights report by the group African Rights warns of an increasingly desperate situation for people living in the east of DR Congo. (December 15, 2000)
BBC News | Mugabe's Costly Congo Venture
Story and links about Zimbabwe's involvement in the civil war in the DRC. (July 25, 2000)
BBC News - Zimbabwe Accused of Economic Colonialism
Story and links about the nature of Zimbabwe's role in Congo war. (October 01, 1999)
BBC News - Mugabe's Unpopular War
Story and links about domestic responses to the Congo war. (December 03, 1998)
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