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Former child soldiers find rehabilitation a hard road
Programs to rehabilitate child soldiers in Congo have mixed records.
Congo tries to stage a coffee comeback
Farmers in Eastern Congo try to relaunch an industry destroyed by civil war.
Investing in coffee and the Congo
The CEO of a U.K.-based coffee supplier gives the Congo another go.
The long arms of a U.S. law reach Congo
Most of the miners in Congo are self-employed, equipped with a spade and a dream.
Miner vs. miner: A different kind of mineral conflict
In Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the advent of industrial mining has pros and cons.
Why the Congo is so dependent on the U.S. dollar
So why not adopt the dollar as the currency? There's a small, but simple, hitch.
The path of recovery from a violent past
Many women were victims of sexual violence during the Congo wars.
Can the Democratic Republic of Congo rebound?
Over the past few decades, the Democratic Republic of Congo has been hit hard by war, currency instability and corruption.
Ben Affleck on sustainable aid in the Eastern Congo
"We wanted to do something sustainable that would raise incomes and that would be there long after we were gone," Affleck says.