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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 TSN2 weeks ago Kilimo Kwanza - Country's True Search for Self Reliance  AllAfrica.com2 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 Dashboard1 day 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 Daily2 weeks ago
Club of Mozambique

Congo opposition splits threaten first peaceful power transfer

Personal ambition and dissent within Democratic Republic of Congo's largest opposition party could offer President Joseph Kabila a chance to hang onto power when his term ends, threatening the nation's first peaceful transition. Splits within the ... weeks ago
The New Daily

These are the most dangerous places on Earth

The world is more peaceful since World War Two ended, but The Global Peace Index has revealedthe countries where peace is hardest to find. Globally, conflict costs US$14.3 trillion, or 13.4 per cent of global GDP, which is equal to the combined ...
 The New Daily18 minutes ago

Lots of diamonds, gold and porn, Concorde and caviar: Disturbing Images of the crumbling palaces of Africa's dictators, where despots once lived as Emperors

They were palaces to rival Europe's finest, tended to by 1,000 staff, lined with Italian marble and decorated with Venetian chandeliers, while piles of diamonds and porn lay around and runways were built to accommodate Concorde to fly them to Europe ...
 Capital Bay1 day ago
Zambia Post

TODAY'S EDITORIAL COMMENT: DRC, 55yrs of exploitation, abuse and humiliation

Today, the Democratic Republic of Congo is celebrating its 55th anniversary of independence. The Democratic Republic of Congo stands out as one of the most exploited and worst managed of our countries. What is being celebrated today is 55 years ...
 Zambia Post1 day ago

Why do African presidents love titles?

The President of the Republic of the Gambia, Commander in Chief, Sheikh, Professor Alhaji Dr etc etc Yahya AJJ Jammeh might think he is treading new ground; but unfortunately, we have seen it all before. The practice of acquiring a long list of ...
 BBC1 day ago

Opinion: South Africa's democracy eroding

It could hardly have been any more embarrassing. The South African government saw nothing wrong in inviting war crimes suspect Omar al-Bashir to their country, rolling out the red carpet and then surreptitiously smuggling back the Sudanese leader to ...
 Deutsche Welle1 week ago South Africa's Democracy Eroding [opinion]  Individual.com1 week ago
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