Total Systems Failure
We reveal systemic illegal logging by a major European company in the Democratic Republic of Congo, while Norway and France are on the brink of funding expansion of the country’s industrial logging sector..
Not for sale: Congo’s forests must be protected from the fossil fuels industry
The largest protected tropical rainforest in Africa – Salonga National Park in Democratic Republic of Congo – is at risk from oil exploration thanks to a secretive deal with an opaque company.
Regime Cash Machine
How the Democratic Republic of Congo’s booming mining exports are failing to benefit its people
River of Gold
How the state lost out in an eastern Congo gold boom, while armed groups, a foreign mining company and provincial authorities pocketed millions
Out of Africa
British tax havens and Congo's missing $1.5 billion
Time to Dig Deeper
New analysis shows companies exporting and trading minerals from the African Great Lakes region have made some progress on responsible sourcing, but must do more
Conflict Minerals in Eastern Congo
Resource-fuelled conflict has contributed to instability in Congo’s east for over two decades.
The battle to protect Africa's oldest national park.
How a senior Congolese army officer receives a major slice of gold production from a mining company with consent of a court
Reform in the Great Lakes
Momentum generated by the passage of Section 1502 of the Dodd Frank Act has led to domestic reforms in the Great Lakes region’s mineral sector.
Mining for our Minerals
Meet the men and women who work in the Congolese mines to supply international companies’ insatiable demand for tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold.