Group homes and networks are helping mothers in Congo to counter harsh discrimination as well as their frequent reluctance to accept children of rape. Since fighting engulfed eastern Congo in the late 1990s, hundreds of thousands of women have been victims of sexual violence.
Simon Mann, a British mercenary sentenced for a coup plot against Equatorial Guinea, was pardoned on Tuesday. How does he compare with Africa's other 'Dogs of War?'
An ordained preacher and rebel group commander, Gen. Laurent Nkunda is threatening to draw other nations into a war in eastern Congo.
A 12-vehicle United Nations aid convoy went behind rebel lines Monday.
A peace treaty has not stopped the rape as a weapon of war. Aid from Europe is drying up. But Denis Mukwege's efforts to help Congolese women hasn't flagged.