Index on Censorship honours a collective that bears witness to young people’s experiences in a land plagued by violence, corruption and poverty

In the midst of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s dangerous political crisis, the main media outlets have split almost entirely into pro-government and pro-opposition camps, most concentrated in the capital, Kinshasa.

Information has become as factionalised as politics, an echo chamber of competing narratives. Into that vacuum, however, a group of young Congolese bloggers has attempted to inject an alternative voice.

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