Congos Riches, Looted by Renegade Troops The New York Times

Instead, they pay membership fees to cover administrative costs, which are intentionally kept low. The government has repeatedly asked Colonel Matumo‚Äôs men to leave the mine. In a written order issued in August 2007, Col. Delphin Kahimbi, deputy commander of the army in North Kivu, the province here, admitted that elements of the armed forces…