An overview of some of the problems and opportunities that the reopening of Belgium's infamous AfricaMuseum brings.
After his murder in 1961, Patrice Lumumba immediately became a martyr of African independence. What is Lumumba's "political afterlives" nearly sixty years later?
It's the first time an African president appears to have rigged an election, not in favor of his hand-picked successor, but in favor of an opposition politician.
On the emergence and political work of the rape-resources narrative in the eastern DRC (Democratic Republic of the Congo).
The harsh realities of resistance for a new generation in Joseph Kabila’s Congo.
A critical review of Swiss theatre director Milo Rau’s multi-media project, "Congo Tribunal,” about the violence in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Policymakers need to properly assess the risks to ordinary Congolese people from expanding the “conflict minerals” category.
The state of politics in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and those working to build a new future there.
Has migration policy reckoned with epidemics like Ebola?
Clooney and Prendergast's simple story—explaining causes of political violence in Africa—breeds simplistic and ineffective solutions.
Do online movements such as #MeToo #HerToo and #TimesUp do enough to address the experiences of all victims of sexual violence?
The presidential term of Joseph Kabila, in power in the Democratic Republic of Congo since 2001,
Last month, on September 19, protestors descended on the streets of Kinshasa–the capital of the Democratic
Professor Thandika Mkandawire is a development economist with a sharp mind and an even sharper tongue
What is more surprising than a mix of traditional Congolese music and European baroque music? What
People, that story about Akon, the Senegalese-American R&B singer, performing in an air bubble to thousands
UPDATED: So there you have it. After 120 minutes and a great goal by Mario Goetze
“in SEARCH of FREEDOM” is a monthly video journal filmed in the Democratic Republic of Congo,
Creating spaces where artists related to the Congolese diaspora can freely tell their side of the story.
By now, a lot has been written on the history of Belgian King Leopold II’s deadly