The country's membership in the African Union has been suspended, putting a freeze on the AU's military effort there to catch notorious warlord Joseph Kony.
Western journalists in Africa are rightly criticized for simplistic coverage of African affairs, writes Tom Murphy, but are they doing the best with the resources they have?
The 'heroic' leaders who follow notorious African dictators to power frequently fall from grace themselves. If Morgan Tsvangirai replaces Robert Mugabe as president of Zimbabwe, will he be next?
A new article in Foreign Policy claims one Congolese village over-reported rape in order to secure more foreign aid. Its author says international focus on sexual violence has diverted attention from the country's underlying problems.
Nusreta Sivac's efforts to gather testimony from women across Bosnia helped win convictions in court and categorized rape as a war crime under international law.
In late February, 11 African nations signed a new 'vision document' for peace in the eastern Congo. Regional expert Meredith Hutchison breaks down what it could mean for the region's future.