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Little Kadoga by Cheri Samba

Over the last decade, the Democratic Republic of Congo has witnessed one of the blodiest wars in African history. The conflict has been especially notorious for the widespread enlisting and indoctrination of child combats who, is estimated, compromise around 40% of some armies and militas. In this work, the young boy wearing combat fatigues with his hands up in surrender is presented as a pawn manipulated by the third, armed hand emerging from behind his back. Kadogo is Sahili slang in the Democratic Republic of Congo for a child soldier.