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Why the ‘Selfie of the Year’ Might Do Wonders for Endangered Gorillas

The latest selfie breaking the internet is garnering great support for an anti-poaching group in Congo.
Shamani Joshi
4.23.19
Democratic Republic of Congo

DRC’s first peaceful transfer of power was marred by violence and corruption

“When we demonstrate, bullets are shot. We are really tired. We do not know how to claim our rights.”
Julia Steers
1.28.19
DRC

The DRC claiming it shut down the Internet to "stop the spread of fake news" is fake news

“The government is blatantly lying."
David Gilbert
1.2.19
Democratic Republic of Congo

Congo's instability is fueling grave violations against children, and driving them to armed groups

“I thought about death. I thought about my family having no idea where I was. I thought I was going to be killed.”
Sam Mednick
12.10.18
Democratic Republic of Congo

"They killed people until they got tired."

Victims describe one of the least known, but most violent terror groups in the world.
Ben Anderson
9.7.18
ebola

Congo’s deadly Ebola outbreak just reached a city of 1 million people

“The arrival of Ebola in an urban area is very concerning."
Tim Hume
5.17.18
immigration

Sessions's New Rules Mean Asylum Seekers Could Be Sent Back to Die

Thanks to a decision by the attorney general, filling out a form wrong could be disastrous for those seeking refuge in the US.
Meredith Hoffman
3.22.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Stephen Hawking dead at 76, Democrat leads in deep-red Pennsylvania district, Trump wants militarized "space force," and more.
VICE Staff
3.14.18
Voices

Sexual Violence Against Women Should Not Be Used as a Weapon of War

Meet the doctors in the Democratic Republic of the Congo trying to save the country's most targeted community.
Alice Rowsome
1.26.18
Broadly

The Incredibly Dressed 'Lady Dandies' of the Congo Are Here to Ruin You

In these extravagant images, photojournalist Junior D. Kannah documents the sapeuse community in the DRC: a group of fashion-forward women who eat, sleep, and breathe the dandy lifestyle.
Zing Tsjeng
9.29.17
Interviews

Zaire 74 Was Woodstock for African Artists

Films have highlighted the festival, tied to the Rumble in the Jungle, but now there's a proper recording of the African artists who made it matter.
Zachary Lipez
8.14.17
Sports

Bismack Biyombo's Past and Present in the Congo

Bismack Biyombo has a deep connection to the Democratic Republic of Congo. His focus on youth programs and empowerment in Goma brought us see the basketball infrastructure that he's built countrywide.
VICE Sports
4.4.17
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