UN Forces partner with the Congolese army to push out rebels…
Jon Sawyer covers the first joint military exercises between UN and Congolese forces.
UN peacekeeprs strugge to respond to violence in Eastern Congo.
Democratic Republic of Congo is home to the longest-running conflict in Africa. But after decades of battles and more than five million deaths, UN peacekeeping forces are bolstered by a new mandate to contain the conflict.
By Kristin Miller
In these images from the October 125th anniversary issue of National Geographic magazine, photographer Marcus Bleasdale documents child labor in camps that extract not blood diamonds, but tin, tungsten and tantalum -- minerals used in electronic products. © Marcus Bleasdale/National…
National Geographic photographer Marcus Bleasdale finds beauty in trauma. His work in the Congo is featured in the magazine’s 125th anniversary issue. “The Price of Precious” documents child labor in camps that extract not blood diamonds, but tin, tungsten and…
By Larisa Epatko
As in the U.N. Development Program's last review in 2011, Norway reigns supreme and the United States made the top five, while the African nations of Niger and the Democratic Republic of Congo came in last.
In other news Tuesday, Spain will get its first bailout payment of more than $36 billion before the end of the month. In early trading on Wall Street, stocks moved higher, but gains were erased by falling oil prices.
'The Worst Place on Earth to Be a Woman': Healing the Eastern Congo…
By Extra DA
Congolese youth share their views about why they voted in December 2011 elections and whether or not they felt it mattered.
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.