Displacement in Congo

Learn about Congo

History

Congo has a long history, dating back to 2000 BCE. It has many minerals and, could have been wealth but due to political corruption and two civil wars. The second civil war Congo had with several countries did massive damage. Conflict has caused many people to be displaced.

Joseph Kabila

Joseph was elected president in Congo's first democratic election after 40 years. He was re-elected in 2011. Congo government still faces of restoring peace and other problems,

Facts

  • There are over 300 languages spoken
  • It has the population of 79 million
  • Official language is French
  • there is only 1,400 miles of paved roads