The nation could see its first peaceful transfer of power since its independence in 1960, but observers worry about election irregularities.
Violence by rebel groups and hostility by some locals challenge health workers.
The ruling does not mean the atrocities committed by his forces in Central African Republic did not take place, but that former Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba cannot be held criminally responsible for them.
The Congo project is fueling conflict over land, threatening local residents and failing to slow deforestation, researchers say.
A U.N. representative condemns the government's use of force against demonstrators and reports that more than 80 have been arrested.
The African country is the world’s largest producer of the mineral—a vital ingredient in lithium-ion batteries for electric cars, smartphones and laptops. But Congolese are suffering as a result.
The U.S. is addicted to war. Stopping this horrible situation is up to the American people. The way we do this is by getting informed. These documentaries can help.
Tarzan’s remarkable foresight in vanquishing the Belgian evildoers before the worst of King Leopold II's reign of terror opens the door for his future films, where our hero stops historical catastrophes in their early stages.
A review of the way gatherer-hunters live in our own time suggests that the gender inequality observed today did not exist for the vast majority of our evolutionary history.