ROME (Reuters) - A local party official for Italy's Northern League caused a national uproar on Thursday for posting a violent comment on her Facebook page aimed at the country's first black minister. Full story
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congo's sweltering riverside capital is more accustomed to the pulsating rhythms of some of Africa's most famous Soukous and Rumba musicians than the more genteel strains of Italian classical composer Guiseppe Verdi. Full story
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed former German diplomat Martin Kobler on Monday as his special envoy to the volatile Democratic Republic of Congo, succeeding former U.S. diplomat Roger Meece in July. Full story
Actress Robin Wright and JD Stier join Andrea Mitchell to talk about what’s going on in the Congo, and the work being done by groups like Raise Hope for Congo to bring attention to the situation.
Hollywood actress and human righst campaigner Angelina Jolie together with UK's foreign secretary William Hague meet with survivors of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo. C4's Cathy Newman, the only journalist travelling with them reports on some of the harrowing stories they witn
Some kids in eastern Congo enjoyed their visit from wrestler Justin “The Viking” Wren, who amazed them with his body hair. He stayed three weeks at the camp in central Africa to raise awareness of their living conditions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., joins Andrea Mitchell Reports to discuss the GOP criticism surrounding Ambassador Susan Rice and the ways to combat violence in the Congo.
Rebel soldiers attack Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The rebels are allegedly backed by Rwanda and threaten troops backed by United Nations peacekeepers. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.
General Sultani Makenga, military leader of the M23 rebels, attends celebrations to mark the Day of the African Child at the Catholic church in the town of Rutshuru, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, June 16, 2013. M23 launched its rebellion in Congo's beautiful but war-torn eastern borderlands
General Sultani Makenga, military leader of the M23 rebels, distributes snacks to children during celebrations to mark the Day of the African Child at the Catholic church in the town of Rutshuru, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, June 16, 2013. M23 launched its rebellion in Congo's beautiful but
Democratic Republic of Congo goalkeeper Robert Muteba Kidiaba saves a penalty from Libya's Ahmed Saad during their 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match at Tripoli stadium June 7, 2013. REUTERS/ Ismail Zitouny(LIbya - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)