Eastern Congo

NYC Event: Representations of Africa

If you happen to be in New York City this evening, Columbia University’s Teachers College is hosting a panel that will be worth checking out called “Representations of Africa,” hosted by the school’s Center for African Education and the African Studies Working Group. I'll be there, representing Enough Said.  Read More »

Conflict Minerals, LRA Bills Face Key House Committee

US Capitol

For activists and legislators who have been working hard to promote the Conflict Minerals Trade Act (H.R. 4128) and the Lord’s Resistance Army Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act, today is a big day.  Read More »

Spotlight on Mwenga, Scene of FDLR Atrocities

Amani Matabaro

Surrounded with thick forests and jungles, Mwenga is southwest of the provincial capital of Bukavu. It is one of the areas in eastern Congo most affected by war, by the unspeakable abductions, rape, looting, and killings by the rebel group FDLR.  Read More »

Does LRA Presence in Garamba Constitute A Real Threat to Uganda?

The Ugandan Daily Monitor published today parts of an internal MONUC report which claims that the LRA is returning to Garamba National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In fact, some LRA rebels never left.  Read More »

Activists Turn Out in Droves to Change the Equation for Congo

Activists responded in remarkable numbers to the Change the Equation call-to-action, as evidenced by the flood of Congo-related messages that dominated the walls of our 10 key representatives last week.  Read More »

5 Best Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

A weekly round-up of must-read stories, posted every Friday.  Read More »

Representative Boozman Signs On To Conflict Minerals Bill

Exciting news!  Earlier today, Representative John Boozman (R-AR) became the 32nd cosponsor of the Conflict Minerals Trade Act, or H.R. 4128 because of activist action.  Read More »

New Cosponsors For Conflict Minerals Bills

Tin ore - S. Lezhnev

Both House and Senate conflict minerals bills continued to pick up momentum in the last two months, with the addition of one cosponsor to the House bill and four to the Senate's.   Read More »

Representative Ros-Lehtinen Responds to Congo Campaign

With three days left to go of Enough’s week-long campaign to encourage members of Congress to sign onto the Conflict Minerals Trade Act, the equation for Congo is already beginning to change, thanks to the efforts of activists around the nation.  Read More »

LRA Bill Continues To Roll Forward

H.R. 2478, “The Lord's Resistance Army Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act of 2009,” continues to pick up steam with 176 representatives signed on as co-sponsors.  Read More »

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