Republic of Congo Page
Other On-Line Resources Related to Democratic
Republic of Congo
Human Rights Legacy
Resources on human rights situation in DRC during
Kabila'a era, provided by Human Rights Watch.
The index has been created by The Norwegian
Council for Africa, as part of its comprehensive
effort to strengthen the knowledge of Africa
and African affairs. The projects has been developed
in cooperation with the information company
Gazette, and wit h financial support from the
Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Republic of Congo (Zaire) (Karen Fung)
Resources represents part of Karen Fung's "Africa
South of the Sahara Electronic Guide". It covers:
news, history, geography, etc..
of Democratic Republic of Congo
The Ethnologue is a catalog of the world's languages
including information on alternate names, number
of speakers, location, dialects, linguistic affiliation,
and other sociolinguistic and demographic information.
This database represents the 12th edition of the
Ethnologue, published in 1992.
Republic of Congo (Zaire) - A Country Study
Country study done by the Library of Congress,
covers history, geography, politics, culture,
- American Museum - Congo Expedition
The American Museum of Natural History sponsored an expedition to the
Belgian Congo with Herbert Lang leading the expedition and James P. Chapin
as his assistant. Between 1909-1915, Lang and Chapin collected nearly 23000
vertebrate specimens and over 100,000 invertebrates. They also collected
thousands of anthropological objects and took thousands of photographs in
- DRC Permanent
Mission to the UN
Information on history, conflict, investing
opportunities, and news about the Democratic
Republic of the Congo
Governments: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Links to websites that provide information about
government, news, human rights, tourism, and political
Links to different places and citites of interest
in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
This section provides information about "conflict
diamonds," or diamond trade that fuels conflicts
in Africa. Specifically, Global Policy Forum
focuses on the situation in Angola, Democratic
Republic of Congo and Sierra Leone and Liberia,
in which rebels sell diamonds, and use the profits
to purchase weapons - deepening the spiral of
Dark Side of Natural Resources
Extensive resources on the role of diamonds,
oil and natural gas, water, timber, and other
minerals in conflicts, especially in Africa.
Resources: Democratic Republic of the Congo -
Kinshasa (Former Zaire)
Links on different political parties, the political
conflict, and country information.
International: Republic of Congo
A past that haunts the future
In this report, Amnesty International expresses grave concern at the "disappearances" and other human rights violations to which hundreds of refugees returning to Brazzaville were subjected during and after May 1999.
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Human Rights Watch's Page on the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Republic of the Congo and the IMF
Documents on financial policies and IMF projects
of the Democratic Repulic of Congo
Rainforests in the central and northern regions
of the Congo Democratic Republic, (formerly
Zaire), occupy more than half of the countrys
total area of nearly one million square miles.
These rainforests represent 82 percent of the
countrys original forest cover. About 47 percent
of Africas dense tropical forests and 6 percent
of the planets forests are in the Congo Democratic
Republic (CDR). As a result of the long distances
between CDRs forests and commercial harbors,
as well as a political crisis and armed conflicts
in the region during the 1990s, most of the
countrys forests remain relatively untouched.
Library of Congress: Democractic Republic of Congo
Resouces include: constitution, information
on government, and general country resources.
of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Historical information about mining in Congo,
and list of minerals and historical pictures
of mining activitities, and photographs of some
species in the Democratic Republic of Congo
List and pictures of Endemic species in the
Democratic Republic of Congo.
Stamps of Democratic Republic of Congo
Photographs of bird stamps from Democratic Republic
of Congo, 1960-2002
News Links: Democratic Republic of Congo
Different media sources and news from Sudan,
and from abroad about Democratic Republic of
of Democratic Republic of Congo
Photographs of banknotes of the Democratic Republic
Dr. Ali B.