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Belgium Should Break Down All Statutes Of King Leopold II- Can You Imagine The Statue Of Hitler?

The world is not at peace. It is sinking and society is decaying rapidly than ever, because of greed, racism, violence, suicides, crime against humanity and the shed of innocent blood. 733 more words


World Health Organization: Democratic Republic of Congo is Ebola-free

(CNN) — Ebola has officially been eradicated from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization declared Friday, even amid fresh concerns about the deadly virus in places like Sierra Leone and Mali. 662 more words


The Political Crime Of Belgium In Congo-Africa

In 1914, when the Germans invaded Belgium during the war, they committed many grievous atrocities against the civilian population. It is estimated that nearly 6,000 Belgians were killed and 25,000 homes and 837 communities were also destroyed. 612 more words


Book review: Thomas Turner (2013) "Congo"

I have just finished a review of Thomas Turner’s book ‘Congo’ that will be published as a slightly different and edited version. Turner is an American academic who works as a DRC country specialist for Amnesty International. 866 more words


Révolution de la Modernité & de la Nouvelle Citoyenneté : Déboires de « Kombongisa Mboka yo Moko » ?

Toute une décennie s’écoule dans un climat socio-politique qui obligeant de jouer à la souplesse pour survivre encore quelques années. Comme dans le rêve, je me suis retrouvé encore une fois sur ce terrain que je considère, du fonds de mon cœur et indépendamment des appréhensions et perceptions erronées, comme une terre natale. 1,134 more words

Congo Politics

Friday thought #14 If you had to evacuate, what would you take?

I watched a really interesting documentary this week highlighting the problems being faced by ‘Virunga’, a National Park in the African democratic republic of Congo. I would recommend watching it (available on Netflix) so I won’t go in to detail, but watching the difficult scenes of an emergency evacuation of the local people made me consider the importance of our material possessions. 131 more words


DR Congo: Police Operation Kills 51 Youth Suspend Commander of Anti-Crime Campaign

The Congolese government launched Operation Likofi on November 15, 2013, following a public commitment by President Joseph Kabila to end gang crime in Kinshasa. 1,067 more words