1 Ben Affleck wants you to connect with Congolese organizations

Men collect water from Lake Kivu in Goma, DRC.Phil Moore/Al Jazeera Actor and activist Ben Affleck believes that community-based organizations are the best option for enabling lasting change in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. That is why his organization, the Eastern Congo Initiative (ECI) teamed up with the United…

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1 Five reasons why you might be confused about Congo

Bob Dylan, Highway 61 RevisitedFlickr, dag Congo makes a lot of people feel like the hapless Mr. Jones in Bob Dylan’s Ballad of a Thin Man: “You know something’s happening but you don’t know what it is.” For example: The news today out of Congo is that the Rwandan-backed rebels …