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Congo Warlord Bosco Ntaganda Sentenced to Harshest Ever Term by ICC. His Backers Should Also Be Held Accountable.

Today, the International Criminal Court (ICC) sentenced Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda, also known as the “The Terminator,” to its harshest ever punishment: 30 years in prison. The long sentence handed down today sends an important signal to current armed commanders in Congo and elsewhere in the region that if they order mass killings or sexual violence, or commit other grave crimes, they will be held accountable for their actions.

By Sasha Lezhnev

November 7, 2019

Congo Mission Network 2019 Conference

The Enough Project's Advocacy Manager Ayman Nagy will be a guest speaker at Congo Mission Network, an annual conference bringing together leaders from the Presbyterian Church in the United States and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

By Enough Team

August 27, 2019

John Prendergast at Davidson College

John Prendergast, Founding Director of the Enough Project, will speak to the student body of the students at Davidson College on Tuesday, June 4th, to discuss the topic of Congo. 

By m-robinson

May 24, 2019

Congo Stories: A Presentation

John Prendergast, the Founding Director of the Enough Project and co-author of Congo Stories, is giving a presentation of Congo Stories to the school community of Saints John and Paul School.

By Enough Team

May 21, 2019

Covert Capital: Illicit Finance in DR Congo

On May 22, 2019, the Enough Project co-hosted an event with the Atlantic Council titled “Covert Capital: Illicit Finance in DR Congo.” The panelists discuss how Kabila and his allies manipulated the DRC’s financial sector and what it means for embattled President Félix Tshisekedi and the Congolese people.

By Enough Team

May 22, 2019

Illicit Finance in DR Congo

The Enough Project and the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center are hosting a discussion on illicit finance operations in the DR Congo. 

By Enough Team

May 15, 2019

New DR Congo Investigative Report: Covert Capital

A new investigation by Enough's partner, The Sentry, has uncovered how family members and allies of former President Joseph Kabila attempted to acquire a stake in three commercial banks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, accounting for more than one quarter of Congo’s $5 billion banking sector.

By Enough Team

May 22, 2019

Leveraging Reform: Fighting Corruption in Post-Election DR Congo

⭳ Download the full report. | Téléchargez en français  In the wake of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (hereafter Congo) flawed December 2018 elections, it is important for the international community to focus on key areas that can have a lasting impact in the country, in particular on addressing high-level corruption. Corruption is at the core of a […]

By Enough Team

May 2, 2019

Congo Stories: Five Centuries of Exploitation and Greed

Join John Prendergast, Founding Director of The Enough Project, for a conversation about his new book, "Congo Stories: Battling Five Centuries of Exploitation and Greed," which provides a window into the history, the people, the challenges, the possibilities, and the movements that are impacting the course of Congo’s destiny.

By Enough Team

April 10, 2019

Congo Stories: A Conversation with John Prendergast and Samantha Power

Join The Enough Project's Founding Director John Prendergast for a conversation with former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power as they discuss human rights in Congo and John’s new book, "Congo Stories: Battling Five Centuries of Exploitation and Greed."

By Enough Team

April 10, 2019

The Astonishing Story of Congo's Connections to America, and You

Please join the Nicholas School of the Environment and the Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute for a talk by John Prendergast, Founding Director of the Enough Project, about "The Astonishing Story of Congo's Connections to America, and You."

By Enough Team

March 21, 2019

International Reaction to Impending Congo Election Results Will be Critical

The Democratic Republic of Congo's electoral commission (CENI) is expected to announce provisional results of the country's recent elections as early as tonight, January 9. Civil society, church, and opposition leaders express serious concern that the electoral commission will announce a fraudulent result. The Catholic Church and its partners, which deployed more than 40,000 election observers throughout the country, report that opposition candidate Martin Fayulu is the clear victor, according to their data from polling stations.

By Enough Team

January 9, 2019

“CONGO STORIES” As Historic Elections Loom in DR Congo, New Book Details Unparalleled History of International Exploitation, Greed, and Heroism

Out today, the new book “CONGO STORIES: Battling Five Centuries of Exploitation and Greed,” coauthored by Enough Project Founding Director John Prendergast and Congolese activist Fidel Bafilemba, featuring photographs by Ryan Gosling, arrives at a critical moment. The Democratic Republic of Congo, which has suffered the deadliest war since World War II, faces a crucial […]

By Enough Team

December 4, 2018

Enough Project Lauds Passage of Strong, Bipartisan DR Congo Bill in U.S. House of Representatives

New legislation includes sanctions requirement targeting senior political leaders, works to counter corruption and human rights abuses, and support credible, transparent elections, free press, and peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo Washington DC (November 27, 2018) — The Enough Project applauds today’s passage of the “Democratic Republic of the Congo Democracy and Accountability Act […]

By Enough Team

November 27, 2018