Latest Stories Tagged: Congo

Politics

Geo answer

Today's quiz answer is the Democratic Republic of Congo. Anchor David Baron speaks with Adam Hokeschild, author of 'King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa.'

Politics

Tintin on trial

50 years ago this month, Congo became an independent nation. In the early 1930s, cartoonist Herge sent his intrepid boy reporter Tintin to Congo. But now, it's the subject of, a lawsuit brought by a Congolese immigrant. The World's Clark Boyd reports.

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Mount Ngyirogongo just outside the city of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The BBC's Mark Doyle tells anchor Marco Werman about the active volcano that does not seem to disrupt air traffic.

Politics

The Lord's Resistance Army in Congo

One of Africa's most brutal rebel groups, the Lords Resistance Army, reportedly killed hundreds of villagers in the DRC last December. Today, a spokesman for the group denied the report. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Jeffrey Gettleman.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where scientists have discovered a 25-mile wide ring resembling a meteor crater. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from John Spray, Director of the Planetary and Space Science Center.