Democracy in the Rough

Nowhere is Africa’s curse of riches more vividly on display than the Democratic Republic of Congo. Amid their own grinding poverty, Congolese see foreigners living very well and, with the recent exception of U.N. troops and relief workers, foreigners here have always been enriched by Congo’s soil, extracting its abundant gold, coltan, cobalt, copper or […]

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Mission Aviation Fellowship

This story originally aired on Religion & Ethics Newsweekly on July 11, 2006. Correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on a missionary groups efforts to spread that gospel and humanitarian aid by connecting remote and difficult to reach parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo by small planes. […]

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