Some 770,000 children in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo are acutely malnourished. A report by UNICEF warns that without urgent action, the number of child deaths could surge.
He's inspired generations: Patrice Lumumba became prime minister when the Congo was still under Belgian colonial rule. But he was forced out of office shortly after the country's independence and later assassinated.
President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar held talks for the first time in almost two years in hopes of building bridges. The war in South Sudan has continued since the two fell out in 2013, sparking violence.
The ICC has provisionally released former Congolese Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba after his accquital for war crimes. What does this mean for the Democratic Republic of Congo?
About 355,000 refugees from Burundi and DR Congo live in western Tanzania, where they are barred from working or setting foot outside their makeshift camps. The conditions are "miserable," as Prosper Kwigize reports.
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