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.
Millions of Africans voted Tuesday in two very different elections. Margaret Warner discusses elections in Egypt and Congo with The International Republican Institute's Scott Mastic, who's leading an election monitoring team in Cairo, and Soloman Moore of The Wall Street…
By Talea Miller
The UN Refugee Agency released new 2010 data on the countries hosting the largest numbers of refugees and the countries producing large refugee populations.
Lindsay Hilsum of Independent Television News reports on the use of rape as a weapon of war in eastern Congo.
Independent Television News reports on the ongoing use of violent rape as a weapon of war in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Gwen Ifill talks with two experts familiar with the sexual violence that has occurred in the Democratic Republic of Congo over the past decade.
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