Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continued her tour of the Democratic Republic of Congo today, highlighting the need for a response to the epidemic levels of sexual violence. The World's Jeb Sharp has details.
Tension is rising in the Democratic Republic of Congo, after President Laurent Kabila issued an arrest warrant for one his generals, former warlord, Bosco Ntaganda . Ntaganda has gone AWOL with many of his commanders.
Villagers in eastern Congo poured into the streets this week to celebrate a decision by the rebel group M-23 to lay down its weapons. Photographer Peter Muller shares his photos and describes the jubilation.
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.
Geoffrey York, Africa correspondent for The Toronto Globe and Mail speaks to Marco Werman about his visit to artisanal mining operations in Democratic Republic of the Congo, where children work in horrendous conditions.