Mail & Guardian
THE BIG PICTURE
/ Mufananidzo mukuru / Aworan ńlá / As-surat al-kabira
Cocoa war: A Virunga National Park guard walks through a cocoa field in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Attacks by the rebel Allied Democratic Forces caused farmers to flee. The DRC boasts the highest quality cocoa beans in the world and the park wants to keep its high-end chocolate factory running to create jobs and to prevent the recruitment of young men into armed groups.