DRC

Photos

Photos from the Epicentre of DR Congo's Ebola Crisis

Nearly 500 people have died in the country's tenth Ebola outbreak in 40 years.
Gaël Cloarec
2.6.19
The Photo Issue 2016

Photos of the DRC's Armed Citizen Militia

Diana Zeyneb Alhindawi shows us a candid side of the Raia Mutomboki, one of the largest rebel groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The group's name is Kiswahili for "angry citizens."
Diana Zeyneb Alhindawi
8.11.16
Culture

'They Drink It in the Congo' Is a Play Trying to Do Something Good About Something Bad

An interview with playwright Adam Brace and Michael Longhurst about their latest project, which premieres on the 12th of August at the Almeida Theatre.
Rose Lewenstein
8.10.16
Premieres

PREMIERE: Stream Mbongwana Star's Eclectically Awesome Album 'From Kinshasa'

From the ashes of Staff Benda Bilili comes this Congolese septet with a banging sense of rhythm and a willful disregard for genre.
Kim Taylor Bennett
5.12.15
News

Can We Stop Rape Being Used As a Weapon of War?

I spoke to a rape survivor working towards that goal at last week's Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict summit.
Hannah Strange
6.18.14
News

Former Rebels in the Congo Are Getting Tired of Waiting for Peace

They've been held in government camps for two months; now they're getting antsy.
Susan Schulman
2.7.14
Travel

My Friends Started a Bus Company in the Congo

They have to bribe the police and look at corpses every now and then, but they got used to it.
Thomas Bertrand, Photos: Arthur Draber, Yassin Ciyow
10.23.12
Travel

Sleeping Through the Slaughter

Is the United Nations really doing all it can to bring peace to Congo? I went to find out.
Jessica Hatcher, Photos: Phil Moore
8.7.12
Travel

My Journey to the Edge of an Exploding Volcano

In Congo, as if that country wasn't dangerous enough already.
Paige Aarhus
12.6.11