The transitional government (January 2003–)

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Congolese Bloodbath
By Nancy Palus, Slate, Friday 16 May 2003. Ethnic clashes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have observers warning of a possible genocide in a nation that has already seen the worst of Africa's bloody wars. U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has asked the Security Council to form a coalition of the willing colonial powers to halt the violence in eastern Congo.
Report Calls for Greater Action to Curb Conflict Diamonds
UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 6 June 2003. A Canadian NGO has criticised a lack of follow-up on a 2002 UN report on diamond exploitation in the DRC. Toothless guidelines are being used by the OECD to criticise companies alleged to be engaged in bribery, tax fraud, embezzlement and extortion in the Congolese diamond industry.
Machetes Set Aside for Guns In Congo's Bloody Conflict
By Emily Wax, Washington Post, Sunday 15 June 2003. A massive, sudden influx of modern weapons has turned a long-running ethnic rivalry into a brutal conflict. Rwanda and Uganda enlisted the help of local militias to fight forces loyal to the Congolese government, which disintegrated into a contest for control of the northeast fought by their local proxies.
Rebel Leaders Take Charge As Vice-Presidents
Vanguard (Lagos), 18 July 2003. The four leaders of the main rebel groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been sworn in as vice-presidents in a new power-sharing government aimed at ending nearly five years of war.
Vers l'élaboration des mesures d'application du Code du Travail, 24 October 2003. L'article 333 du Code du Travail dispose que dans l'année qui suit la promulgation du Code du Travail, l'on publie aussi les mesures d'application. C'est donc à cette obligation que veulent répondre les experts réunis au Centre Bondeko à Kinshasa Limete.