In the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Okapi Wildlife Reserve is faced with poaching, human encroachment and armed rebels.
The Democratic Republic of Congo, a mecca for biodiversity, is also home to millions of viruses, many as yet unidentified.
About 20 million people in the DRC are at risk of contracting river blindness, a debilitating neglected tropical disease. For 27 years, Merck has donated the treatment for this disease for free in one of the most successful public-private partnerships in global health. Feature Article and Video.
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sunday is the day that people dress up and Kwame Lebon Ekumali Longange, a self-professed sapeur who designed his own unique tie skirt, is no exception.
The ongoing trial is the first of its kind for the Democratic Republic of the Congo. With 39 soldiers standing accused before the military court, it is the largest rape proceeding in the country’s history.