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.
A long-awaited film looks at the state of politics in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and highlights those who working to build a new future.
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,
On January 17th, a group of local artists (Pitcho Womba Konga, Fredy Massamba, Badi Banx, Caroline,
By now, a lot has been written on the history of Belgian King Leopold II’s deadly
This summer I’ve been hired as a freelancer for Iggy, MTV’s global music website. The site
The business of journalism as we know is in trouble and there’s a scramble for a