DRC

ebola

The Congo's Ebola Outbreak Just Reached a Crisis Level Seen Only 5 Other Times

“The reality check is that a year into the epidemic, it's still not under control, and we are not where we should be."
David Gilbert
7.18.19
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
Congo presidential election

The Catholic Church isn't happy about the DRC's surprise presidential election results

One of the losing candidates slammed the results as “rigged, fabricated, and invented.”
David Gilbert
1.10.19
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

"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
DRC

A slaughter in silence

How a brutal ethnic cleansing campaign in DRC was made worse by Trump's "America First" policies and the world's neglect.
Nick Turse
8.1.18
DRC

How we reported this story

From February to April, I spoke with more than 300 people — including community leaders, current and former government officials, soldiers and high-ranking military officers, activists, analysts, U.N. officials, and aid workers. But the vast majority of m
Nick Turse
8.1.18
DRC

The survivors of Ituri’s ethnic cleansing campaign

While no seven individuals can stand in for the more than 300 people I interviewed for this project, these particular voices offer a representative portrait of the violence and hardships faced by, and the incredible resilience of, so many of their fellow
Nick Turse
8.1.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Here’s how the DRC fought off an Ebola outbreak

“The objective is to contain the chain of transmission.”
Angad Singh
6.24.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

These Congo park rangers are risking their lives to protect endangered gorillas

Virunga Park rangers can’t find refuge from the violence that plagues the DRC
Juanita Ceballos
Angad Singh
4.19.18
reproductive rights

What It's Like to Risk Death and Jail Time to Get an Illegal Abortion

Abortion is banned almost without exception in the Democratic Republic of Congo, but countless women still terminate their pregnancies illegally and dangerously. Fatima was one of them.
Laura Kasinof
8.28.17
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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