UN peacekeepers are often criticized for failing to act in the face of conflict. But 20 years ago this month, while the Rwandan genocide raged, one Senegalese UN peacekeeper was running daring missions that saved an estimated 600 people. The BBC's Mark Doyle tells the story of Capt. Mbaye Diagne.
When Army veteran Ron Capps first exhibited symptoms of post traumatic stress he was unsure about what to do and where to turn. We take a look at his journey to get help and talk and speak with a military psychiatrist about the path to diagnosis and treatment of PTSD.
Dylan Hedtler-Gaudette grew up in Maine, far from the killing fields of Rwanda and was a child when the genocide occurred. But when he learned about what happened there, he made a choice that has guided his life since.
The Mountain gorilla is one of the species protected in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. But what about the Batwa people native to that land? Mark Dowie explores how land conservation affects the lives of the people on and near the preserves.
The government of Rwanda is credited with restoring social stability and rebuilding the economy after the 1994 genocide, but critics say Paul Kagame riles with too heavy a hand, especially when it comes to the press.
Associated Press photographer Jerome Delay chose to stay in the Central African Republic when many of his peers went to South Africa to cover the death of Nelson Mandela. He felt he needed to show the world what was going on in the chaotic African nation.
Rwandans relived events of 20 years ago Monday "as if they were twenty seconds ago," says author Philip Gourevitch. He was among those gathered in the main stadium in the capital Kigali Monday to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1994 genocide.
The FDLR is a militia group made up of former Rwandan Hutus who fled to the neighboring DR Congo after the 1994 genocide. The BBC's Peter Greste reports on the connection between some of the ongoing violence in Congo and an FDLR leader based in Germany.