Congo Files: Suspected international money laundering scheme revealed
In tonight's show, two NGOs publish a damning report suggesting mining tycoon Dan Gertler could be evading US sanctions in DR Congo. Global Witness and the Platform to Protect Whistleblowers in Africa say there could be a possible international money laundering scheme involved. In Cameroon, health officials urge parents to vaccinate their children against measles. A deadly outbreak of the highly contagious disease has spread to 8 of 10 regions there. And Somalia's national theatre reopens eight years after a suicide bomb attack destroyed the building.
King Leopold's legacy: The lingering chaos in DR Congo
60 years after independence, traces of the system of exploitation and violence that Leopold II and colonial-era Belgium created still remain in DR Congo. The propensity for violence is inherited, experts say.
Congo's Pointe-Noire port struggling despite national economic growth
The port of Pointe-Noire has been a focal point of the Republic of Congo's economy for many years. However, a fall in oil prices since 2014 has caused a crisis for local businesses, as the port bore the brunt of the country's economic crisis. at the port of Pointe-Noire.
Floods kill at least 39 in Congo's capital
At least 39 people have died in the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo following torrential rains that caused landslides near the University of Kinshasa.
Anti-Ebola fighter killed as new vaccine arrives in Congo
A journalist involved in the fight against the Ebola virus in Congo has been stabbed to death. Health experts blame violence and distrust in some areas for worsening the spread of the deadly disease.
Ebola: Half of cases going undetected
Congo's new Ebola response coordinator has said half of the cases in the deadly outbreak remain undetected. Health experts fear the disease, which broke out a year ago, could spread into neighboring Rwanda.
Second Ebola case confirmed in DR Congo's Goma
Health officials fear an Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo could spread in Goma. Earlier in July, the city of two million people registered its first case of the deadly virus.
Congo's president pardons hundreds of political prisoners
Congo's new President Felix Tshisekedi has pardoned hundreds of political prisoners, in a shift from his predecessor's crackdown on dissent. Many opposition figures were jailed under former leader Joseph Kabila.
Conflict leaves over 200,000 children malnourished in Congo's Kasai region - UNICEF
Susan and her daughter, Rosette escaped conflict in Congo's Kasai region to find shelter in Kikwit in the country's southwest, but like thousands of other displaced civilians Susan struggled to find food for her daughter to eat.