Thousands of people are fleeing violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo caused by an ongoing militia uprising against President Kabila's government. The UN says it has discovered dozens of mass graves in the country's central region of Kasai.
Never before have so many people been on the move, migrating in search of jobs and security. Large numbers are coming to Europe, but the majority are on the move elsewhere. DW looks at three examples.
The postponement of elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not come as a surprise, analysts say. The country seems fated to slide into a deepening crisis.
Congo's opposition agreed in December to postpone the presidential election until the end of 2017. But President Joseph Kabila's electoral commission has delayed it again.
Thousands of Burundi refugees have fled their country to the DRC in order to escape violence. Yet across the border, clashes with Congolese security forces have left some refugees dead.
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