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Muse Of The Day| Denis Mukwege: The rape surgeon of DR Congo

Dr. Denis Mukwege is a world-renowned gynecological surgeon who is the founder and medical director of Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).  A gynecologist wanting to help the women of the Democratic Republic of Congo, his homeland.  

Joseph Kabila to leave after 2017 vote under new deal

Political parties in Congo signed a deal late Saturday that calls for President Joseph Kabila to leave power after an election that now will be held by the end of next year instead of mid-2018, as his party originally proposed.

Joseph Kabila and family own at least 70 companies in the DRC: Report

In his only public speech this year, Joseph Kabila, president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, was defiant about his refusal to hand over power when his final term ends on Dec. 19. “I cannot allow the republic to be taken hostage by a fringe of the political class,” he told parliament last month as members cheered.

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