See How Much You Know About the Democratic Republic of Congo

Families flee renewed fighting between the Congolese army and M23 rebels near the eastern city of Goma in July, 2012.
Families flee renewed fighting between the Congolese army and M23 rebels near the eastern city of Goma in July, 2012. James Akena/Reuters

Test your knowledge of the DRC, from its independence from Belgium to its still-simmering conflict in the east.

December 18, 2018, 7:00 am (EST)

Families flee renewed fighting between the Congolese army and M23 rebels near the eastern city of Goma in July, 2012.
Families flee renewed fighting between the Congolese army and M23 rebels near the eastern city of Goma in July, 2012. James Akena/Reuters
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The Democratic Republic of Congo’s upcoming election holds the potential for its first democratic transfer of power, but a contested vote could deepen division in the war-wracked country. Find out how much you know about the DRC.

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