Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
International

Africa Update: Child Soldiers Drafted In Congo

In the Congo, fighting continues between Congolese rebels and UN peacekeepers, who are narrowly maintaining their presence in the country.

The fighting has also affected families with children, as many are being recruited to enlist as soldiers.

On today's Africa Update, Farai Chideya speaks with Roxanne Lawson, director of Africa policy for TransAfrica Forum.

Advertisement

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

Explore all national, state and local returns now.