A rapturous reception as Pope Francis celebrates Mass with a million worshipers in the capital Kinshasa.
His trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan will highlight the long-running conflicts in both countries and the rising importance of Africa to the future of the Catholic Church.
Patrice Lumumba was the first democratically elected prime minister of the Congo, and was assassinated in a Belgian-supported coup. Can the return of his remains help them reconcile over colonialism?
Using found materials and trash, artists from the Democratic Republic of Congo create getups that draw attention to Kinshasa's woes. Belgian photographer Colin Delfosse snaps their portraits.
The New Humanitarian first reported on the scandal from the Ebola crisis in 2020. Now the WHO has issued its own report, citing 83 allegations. And it's drawing criticism for investigating itself.
Regeneron — the pharmaceutical company developing COVID-19 treatments — has received FDA approval for the first drug aimed at another infectious disease that's been in the headlines.