Congo’s No-Hope Dilemma
It is pure folly bordering on treachery that amidst the Congo's continuing near-anarchy, the World Bank and FAO push to open the region's massive rainforests to industrial logging. Simply unforgivable, laying to rest the notion that the World Bank has been reformed.
The Globe and Mail: Congo suffers from 'no-hope' dilemma
Africa's richest and most benighted country is caught in a perilous middle, somewhere between war and peace. The United Nations Security Council holds emergency meetings on the crisis in Darfur and Prime Minister Paul Martin discusses Ivory Coast at a meeting of the Francophonie, but Congo is on no one's agenda, even as it tries to edge out of a brutal war that continues to dwarf the others.