Kony 2012 captured millions of eyeballs and about as much controversy. Two years on, the organization behind the video is still operating and still focused on capturing Joseph Kony — but the group's leaders say they've learned a lot from their experience with their viral video.
The United Nations Security Council is scheduled to tackle a particularly disturbing tactic of war this week: the use of rape as a weapon. Jeb Sharp talks with Anne-Marie Goetz of UNIFEM, the UN's development agency for women.
Papa Wemba died earlier this week, after he collapsed on stage in Ivory Coast. The star, known as the king of Congolese rumba, was jailed in 2004 for smuggling Congolese people to Europe. Lubangi Muniania, a Congolese arts educator who knew Papa Wemba, explains Wemba's history.
The humanitarian situation in Congo remains dire. Nearly 250,000 more refugees have been displaced since the fighting re-ignited in August. The World's Jeb Sharp reports on the calls for additional UN peacekeepers to protect those most in danger.
Today, the Democratic Republic of Congo celebrates half a century of independence from Belgium. In Congo itself, the anniversary has been met with mixed emotions, as Michael Kavanagh reports from Kinshasa, the Congolese capital.
When a volcano erupts, perhaps the best advice we've heard is ... turn around and run! But for today's Geo Quiz - we're going in for a closer look. A volcano began putting on a show about a week ago in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
In many African hospitals, patients must settle their bills before they're released. If patients can't pay, they end up stuck in the hospital. Cindy Shiner of AllAfrica.com recently met one such patient at a hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo.