Country

Congo (DRC)

Youth Basketball Is Transforming Lives in Africa

A program in eastern Congo called PJB or Promote Youth Basketball attracts 600 youth, ages 5 to 25. "You play hard, you work hard," says its founder Dario Merlo. "You also learn to be a 'good guy.'"

In Congo Tough Talk From the UN’s Top General

“We must come here with some will, to take some risks, to take some action.” Excerpts from a Pulitzer Center interview with the UN’s military commander in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

On the Congo in a Pirogue

A river journey up the Congo River by pirogue is a study in wild beauty, marginalized and isolated peoples, and a mighty resource for trade and transport that is almost wholly untapped.