Maurice Carney

US Air Force

Rwanda has been involved in hostile actions to destabilize DR Congo over the last 15 years. The US is aware of this but protects President Kagame’s regime to secure its own interests in Africa’s Great Lakes region.

Maurice Carney analyses the recently-concluded review of Congo's mining contracts and the significance of this process in safeguarding the country's considerable mineral wealth

On par with a resolution to the current conflict in the northeast of the Congo is the mining review process that the Congolese government announced in April 2007. The government initiated a review of some 60 odd mining contracts, established during the period of conflict (1996 – 2002) and the transition (2003 – more