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Warlords, soldiers, and child laborers all toil over a mineral you've never even heard of. Coltan is a conflict mineral in nearly every cell phone, laptop, and electronic device. It's also tied to the deaths of over 5 million people in Congo since 1990. Hosted by Alison Suroosh Alvi | Originally released in 2011 at http://vice.com Click here to help: http://www.raisehopeforcongo.org/ Watch more VICE documentaries here: http://bit.ly/VICE-Presents Subscribe for videos that are actually good: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE Check out our full video catalog: http://www.youtube.com/user/vice/videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://vice.com Like VICE on Facebook: http://fb.com/vice Follow VICE on Twitter: http://twitter.com/vice Read our tumblr: http://vicemag.tumblr.com
A majestic Congo silverback gorilla hurls great clumps of mud and grass as he patrols the riverbank at the edge of his territory.
Glimpses of the Democratic Republic of Congo Territory's participation in Boundless…the Whole World Praying before passing on the prayer wave to the Congo Brazzaville Territory - http://www.salvationarmy.org/csld/boundlessprayer
Civilians welcome army into territory previously held by M23 rebels 915763 AP TELEVISION ++AUDIO AS INCOMING++ Kibumba - 27 October 1. Mid of soldiers from Democratic Republic of Congo military (FARDC) being greeted by civilians as they enter the town of Kibumba after driving out rebels Rumangabo - 28 October 2. Wide of Congolese tank driving into town of Rumangabo 3. Wide of civilians and soldiers walking along street Rutshuru - 28 October 4. Mid of soldier in Rutshuru carrying rocket propelled grenades Delegation of army generals and ministers visit town occupied by M23 rebels 917231 AP TELEVISION Rutshuru - 9 Nov 2013 5. Wide of soldiers marching down a road 6. Wide of a man on a stage waving at the crowd, some cheers can be heard 4:3 Government official co...
Crossing the border at Mindouli. Crossing the Congo river at Luozi. Robert and Maria from Switzerland in Landrover Defender 130 Karl and Susanne from Austria in Mercedes Sprinter 4x4 Iglhaut Jan and Mariska from The Netherlands in DAF YA 4440 4x4 truck www.travel2survive.com
Subscribe to France 24 now : http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN For more than a year and a half, a series of massacres - which have never been claimed - have been committed in the Beni region in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. More than 700 people have died in attacks on civilians in the region neighbouring Uganda, according to the United Nations. The Congolese army regularly announces military operations against the Ugandan Islamist rebels of the ADF (Allied Democratic Forces), but the rebels have never been completely expelled from the territory. The ADF has been active in DRC for more than two decades and stands accused of a litany of human rights abuses, as well as being involved with criminal networks fu...
Rwanda has accused the Democratic Republic of Congo of shelling its territory and said it would not tolerate such "provocation". The D.R of Congo said the accusation was a sign of Rwanda wanted to intervene openly in its eastern war. Meanwhile, a UN spokesman said though the UN had not observed any firing into Rwanda by the Congolese Army, UN peacekeepers in eastern Congo had witnessed M23 rebels firing into Rwandan territory over the past week.
French/Nat The once thriving Congolese capital Brazzaville has been transformed into a virtual ghost town following four months of fighting in the country's bitter civil war. Almost all the residents of the city have fled and those that remain are too frightened to venture out. The streets are deserted, but for marauding bands of soldiers. APTV has this special report. The Congolese capital of Brazzaville has been ravaged over the last four months by a bitter civil war. Nearly all the town's civilian population has fled to the countryside or across the river to Kinshasa, in neighbouring Congo. Aid workers say only about 10 percent of the city's 800-thousand residents remain. The streets are now the domain of militia members from both sides. But the capital is hel...
This is where we stayed, they took such good care of us. The food was wonderful too!! We are heading back this July/Aug with a medical team.
The military says it repelled a rebel Attack on Monday against its positions just outside Goma. There was fierce fighting throughout the day as the two sides engaged each other. Military spokesman Colonel Olivier Hamuli says during the fighting, government troops captured more territory from M23 rebels. As Robert Nagila reports, the government forces are advancing towards the town of Kibumba and are confident of capturing it
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