This material may consist of step-by-step explanations on how to solve a problem or examples of proper writing, including the use of citations, references, bibliographies, and formatting. This material is made available for the sole purpose of studying and learning - misuse is strictly forbidden.The history of DR Congo has been characterized by civil warstogether with corruption. Immediately after its independence in 1960, it witnessed an army mutiny and the mineral rick province of Katanga had attempted secession. Since then, there have been numerous rebellion wars and severe unrest in the area. The factors which have led to the war can be explained using the predictive power of the Collier and Hoeffler (2002) grievance andgreed-based model. In the case of Congo, this model can be applied to identify the causes of rebels.Firstly, the growth rate of income as well as the level of income had a major impact on the occurrence of conflict. This was due to the fact that the costs associated with organizing rebellions were reduced and it was also impacted to a less extent by the reduction of the ability...