In five decades of independence, the country faced civil war and genocide, yet has grown into an economic powerhouse.
14 Jul 2012 14:37 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Congo, Germany, Niger
The Congo election is likely to be won by either Kabila or Tshisekedi, but whoever wins, there is a high risk of unrest.
01 Dec 2011 09:37 GMT | Politics, Congo, Kenya, Rwanda
We investigate Big Tobacco's disturbing attempts to increase the sale of cigarettes in Kenya.
Health, Africa, Kenya
An intimate look at the month of Ramadan through the eyes of Muslims in opposite ends of the world.
Religion, Ramadan 2016, New Zealand
After an EU referendum campaign replete with racism and fear, we examine the British media's impact on the result.
Media, Brexit consequences, United Kingdom
We challenge Malaysia's former prime minister, and also debate Ethiopia's treatment of the Oromo people.