December 20, 2016 /
Tom Hundley
This week: the far reaches of President Kabila's Kleptocracy, refugees born without a nation, and the forgotten story of Latin America's Schindler.
Congolese President Joseph Kabila proposes a toast during a state banquet in honor of President Jacob Zuma at the African Union Village in Kinshasa. Image by GCIS, courtesy of GovernmentZA on Flickr.
December 15, 2016 /
Michael Kavanagh
An investigation into the business and financial links of Congo's President Joseph Kabila as he clings to power, throwing the country into a constitutional crisis.
December 15, 2016 / Bloomberg News
Michael Kavanagh
President Joseph Kabila and his relatives have built a network of businesses that reaches into every corner of Congo’s economy. Is that why he won’t step down?
November 18, 2016
Dan Grossman
An unintended planet-wide experiment is underway–leading to warming temperatures and an acidifying ocean.
Amy Maxmen speaks with children suffering from Konzo in Kahemba, DRC
October 18, 2016
Neil Brandvold
Photojournalist Neil Brandvold investigates the paralytic disease Konzo that has inflicted polio-life symptoms on thousands of the most impoverished people in Democratic Republic of Congo.
Cassava roots dry on the roof of a house on the outskirts of Kahemba. Image by Neil Brandvold. DRC, 2016.
October 5, 2016
Neil Brandvold
Konzo, a disease associated with irreversible paralysis It is caused by improperly processed or hastily prepared cassava, which can retain cyanide.
Cassava roots dry on the roof of a house on the outskirts of Kahemba. Image by Neil Brandvold. DRC, 2016.
October 4, 2016 / Global Health NOW
Amy Maxmen, Neil Brandvold
Little known in the West, the paralytic disease konzo has inflicted polio-life symptoms on thousands of the most impoverished people in Democratic Republic of Congo and other African countries.
Trucks parked by the roadside in Longonot center on the Maai Mahiu-Naivasha road. Image by Beatrice Obwocha. Kenya, 2016.
September 22, 2016
Beatrice Obwocha
Meet Beatrice Obwocha, a Kenyan journalist reporting on road safety.
Runners gather
August 31, 2016 / Untold Stories
Daniel Socha
Makorobondo "Dee" Salukombo, founder and coach of Project Kirotshe, explains the impact that this running program has on a group of youth in eastern Congo.
August 22, 2016 / The Washington Post
Emily Baumgaertner
We have about three weeks to prevent central Africa's yellow fever outbreak from sweeping through Asia.
August 17, 2016
Daniel Socha
Daniel Socha tells of program where kids' school fees paid if they participate in running club. One of those runners: a soft-spoken young 19-year-old woman who represented the DRC in 2016 Olympics.
August 17, 2016 / Business Daily
Beatrice Obwocha
The Northern Corridor is an economic artery for six East African Countries. Those countries have an ambitious plan to make it safer for truckers.
August 15, 2016 / Scientific American
Emily Baumgaertner
Health experts in Africa struggle to contain a massive outbreak of the deadly mosquito-borne infection.

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