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President Joseph Mobutu stands in middle of crowd asking for calm

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KILIMO KWANZA: Tanzania's true search for self reliance

ONE of the most effective sources that formed European attitude towards Africans was Joseph Conrad's novelette The Heart of Darkness. What he saw of people of the Congo basin during his naval incursion into Africa's heartland inspired him to paint ...
 Daily News TSN1 month ago Kilimo Kwanza - Country's True Search for Self Reliance  AllAfrica.com1 month ago
Human Rights Watch

Joseph Kabila Forever: The dangers of an extended presidency in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo Joseph Kabila, the president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, faces a historic choice: Does he step down when his constitutionally limited two terms in office come to an end in December 2016, or does ...
 Human Rights Watch1 day ago Congo opposition splits threaten first peaceful power transfer month ago EU Parliament Warns Congo to Free Activists, Investigate Torture  Bloomberg2 weeks ago TODAY'S EDITORIAL COMMENT: DRC, 55yrs of exploitation, abuse and humiliation  Zambia Post4 weeks ago

Inside the crumbling palaces of Africa's dictators

Palaces of Mobutu Sese-Seko and the 'Emperor' Jean-Bedel Bokassa stand as monuments to their despotic rule The men ruled Zaire - now the Democratic Republic of Congo - and the Central African Republic respectively During their reigns they stole ...
 Social Dashboard4 weeks ago

APC! You can't eat your cake and have it

Share This Tags By Abdullahi Musa Acartoonist drew the father of Joseph Kabila being chased by rebels. Looking down from heaven, and flying on wings, was Mobutu who was laughing at what was happening to Kabila: it ...
 People Daily1 month ago
Africa Review

African presidents are addicted to titles

I simply couldn't resist it after the announcement from the Office of the Gambian President that another title was being added to the already absurd long list of titles held by the president. According to an official release, the Gambian leader will ...
 Africa Review1 week ago Why are African presidents addicted to titles?  People Daily3 weeks ago Why do African presidents love titles?  BBC4 weeks ago

America€s new €˜superman' in Central Africa has little time to change the locks as he's handed hot potato region

THOMAS PERRIELLO has worked in the hotspots of Sierra Leone and Sudan's Darfur among others, but he will rarely have seen as much action as awaits him when he takes up his new posting. Perriello becomes the United States new special envoy to the ...
 Mail & Guardian Online2 weeks ago

African opulence? Nkandla's quite modest

The Nkandla saga is a steep learning curve for everyone, writes Keith Bryer. Unpopular as it may be to say it, one day we might know that our president really did have no idea how high the costs were going to be when Nkandla was completed. It ...
 IOL3 weeks ago

Top Corrupt Leaders in the World

Corruption has been the coveted jewel in everybody's crown since antiquity. Aristotelian philosophy believed that everybody who had power could become corrupt. Nietzsche said that we commit corruption only because there is financial gain. In the ...
 Zero Hedge3 weeks ago
News24 | Murder on Long Street: Congolese bouncers and the private security industry

Cape Town - Joe-Louis Kanyona, a 32-year old Congolese resident of Cape Town, was hired as a doorman at craft beer megabar Beerhouse on Long Street last December, reports GroundUp . At 22:37 on Saturday 20 June, while standing guard at the ...
 News243 weeks ago GroundUp: Murder on Long Street Congolese bouncers and the private security industry  Daily Maverick3 weeks ago Murder on Long Street: Congolese bouncers and the private security industry  News243 weeks ago
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