The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) M23 rebels appear to be calling the shots as reports say the group is stacking its ranks through kidnappings and filling its coffers through ransom. BET.com takes a look at the latest developments in the DRC’s fight against the group.
Rwanda and the U.S. are stumped after Democratic Republic of Congo’s notorious rebel leader and “most wanted man in Africa” Bosco Ntaganda walked into the U.S. Embassy in Rwanda Monday and turned himself in to stand trial on war crimes.
Rachel Mwanza, the 16-year-old star of the Oscar nominated foreign film War Witch, was recently granted a visa that will allow her to travel from her native Democratic Republic of Congo to the U.S. to attend the Oscars and rub elbows with some of Hollywood’s brightest stars.
In this week's global news, the Islamic State group threatens to kill two Japanese hostages; the first suspects possibly linked to Paris attacks appear in court; protests against potential delays in the Democratic Republic of Congo presidential election turn deadly; and more.