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Turner, Thomas - Congo, ebook


Turner, Thomas


The Democratic Republic of Congo has become one of the world's bloodiest hot spots. 2003 saw the end of a five-year war in which millions lost their lives - one of the deadliest conflicts since World War II. Despite recent peace agreements and democratic elections, the country is still

Ngolet, François - Crisis in the Congo, ebook

Crisis in the Congo

Ngolet, François


Table of contents
Part I. Collapse of the ADFL Alliance
1. Origins of the Rebellion against Kabila
François Ngolet
2. The Rebellion
François Ngolet
3. The Humanitarian Dimensions of the Crisis
François Ngolet
4. A Flurry…

Ergonul, Onder - Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever, ebook

Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever

Ergonul, Onder


Molecular Biology of the Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus
Ramon Flick
5. Molecular Epidemiology, Genomics, and Phylogeny of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus
Roger Hewson
Section III. Epidemiology and Ecology

Bouwer, Karen - Gender and Decolonization in the Congo, ebook

Gender and Decolonization in the Congo

Bouwer, Karen


Table of contents
1. Introduction: The Gender of Decolonization
Karen Bouwer
2. Lumumba on Women: From Domesticity to Political Mobilization
Karen Bouwer
3. Lumumba and Women: The Personal Meets the Political
Karen Bouwer

Nest, Michael - Coltan, ebook


Nest, Michael


Then, in 2000, reports began to leak out of Congo: of mines deep in the jungle where coltan was extracted in brutal conditions watched over by warlords. The United Nations sent a team to investigate, and its exposé of the relationship between violence and the

Smillie, Ian - Diamonds, ebook


Smillie, Ian


But behind the sparkle of the diamond lies a murkier story, in which rebel armies in Angola, Sierra Leone and the Congo turned to diamonds to finance their wars. Completely unregulated, so-called blood diamonds became the perfect tool for money laundering, tax evasion,

Williams, Paul D. - War and Conflict in Africa, ebook

War and Conflict in Africa

Williams, Paul D.


After the Cold War, Africa earned the dubious distinction of being the world's most bloody continent. But how can we explain this proliferation of armed conflicts? What caused them and what were their main characteristics? And what did the world's governments…

Birch-Thomsen, Torben  - Beyond Territory and Scarcity, ebook

Beyond Territory and Scarcity

Birch-Thomsen, Torben


The studies are drawn from a range of sub-Saharan African countries: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Lesotho, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, and Sudan. Quentin Gausset is Associate Professor at the Institute of Anthropology in the University