Latest Stories Tagged: Congo

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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.

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Global Hit

The world of African music is still honoring a man who died 20 years ago this week. Francois Luambo Makiadi � or Franco � the King of Congolese rumba. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Afropop Worldwide's Banning Eyre.

Politics

Rape as a weapon of war

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.