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$800 Million Later, Joseph Kony Is Still a Threat

The Pentagon says it won its war against the Lord’s Resistance Army. But the notorious rebel group is far from a spent force.

Voice

Ebola Returns in Congo, a Test of ‘Next Time’

Is the global health community ready to stop another outbreak?

The Cable

The U.N. Uncovers Dozens of Mass Graves in Central Congo

Turmoil and violence threaten Joseph Kabila’s grip on power.

Dispatch

The Man Who Would Be King of Congo

Can the scion of Congo’s second-most famous political dynasty shepherd the country to its first peaceful transition of power?

Dispatch

Kony 2017: From Guerrilla Marketing to Guerrilla Warfare

Five years after its viral video broke the internet, Invisible Children is on the front line of a covert war against the Lord’s Resistance Army.

Shadow Government

While the Trump Team Fiddles, the World Burns

Across Africa and the Middle East, a vacuum of U.S. leadership is exacerbating crises and emboldening abusers.

The Cable

The Fate of the DRC Hangs on a Closed-Door Meeting

A last-ditch effort to avert what could be a massive political crisis came to an impasse on Friday — though the deal’s not dead yet.

Dispatch

Congo’s Crackdown Is Just a Preview of Violence to Come

Joseph Kabila is taking advantage of the opposition's mistakes to extend his rule. But armed militias may be the eventual winners.

Report

Defusing a Ticking Time Bomb in Kinshasa

An opposition leader in exile, a group of Catholic bishops-turned-diplomats, and the ‘last best hope’ to avert the coming crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Argument

Too Little, Too Late

International donors spent $70 million to shore up democracy in the DRC. Here’s why it made little difference.

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