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Consider Mobutu the kleptocrat King of Zaire, he was once tall and strong as you
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Consider Mobutu the kleptocrat King of Zaire, he was once tall...

In 1999, two years after Joseph Mobutu's death, a Belgian filmmaker named Thierry Michel released a documentary about him titled Mobutu, King of Zaire that can be found on the Internet for some idle holiday viewing pleasure. Far from vilifying his ... East African, 2 months ago
Daily News South Africa

People of DRC warn president

The people of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) flickered the lights last week, telling President Joseph Kabila that the party was nearly over. It was a warning that he might soon be facing his own Compaore moment if he did start packing ...
 Daily News South Africa1 month ago Kabila says Congolese people will assess political record  Qatar Peninsula1 month ago DR Congo president calls major meeting in Katanga stronghold  Qatar Peninsula1 month ago This Day in History: 2001 Dr Congo President Kabila shot  Macau Daily Times1 month ago

Joseph Kabila is a steely, enigmatic leader

1 0 Kinshasa - Propelled to power by the 2001 murder of his father, Congolese President Joseph Kabila has since struggled with the challenge of ruling a vast mineral-rich nation ravaged by incessant conflict. But the deadly violence this week ...
 NewsHub South Africa1 month ago Joseph Kabila: DR Congo's steely, enigmatic leader  Qatar Peninsula1 month ago

DR Congo authorities stifle anti-Kabila protest

Kinshasa (AFP) - A call by the Congolese opposition for peaceful demonstrations to oust President Joseph Kabila went unheeded Monday as authorities maintained a crippling block on text messages and social networks used to rally demonstrators. Only ...
 Modern Ghana1 month ago DRC stifles anti-Kabila protest  Namibian1 month ago Election protests turn violent in DR Congo  Deutsche Welle1 month ago Gunfire in DR Congo as protesters tell Kabila get out  CapitalFM Kenya1 month ago

FDLR - Too Much Ado About Doing Nothing

By Joseph Rwagatare Many in Rwanda have been sceptical about the United Nations taking up arms against the so-called Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). They have good reason. The UN has an unenviable track record in this ...
 AllAfrica.com1 month ago
Mail & Guardian Online

All the African presidents' relatives: A famous big man's surname doesn't always help get you into State House

TOGOLESE will vote in a presidential election on April 15, a ballot that is expected incumbent Faure Gnassingbe to a third term. Among his seven hopeful challengers is businessman Alberto Olympio, whose great uncle Sylvanus Olympio was the ...
 Mail & Guardian Online1 week ago African presidents would rather die in office, but these ones surprised us - they left young  Mail & Guardian Online1 month ago

The Coup dEtat Attempt in Venezuela

Posted in: Coups, Foreign Policy, Latin America, Media (Main), Politics/Gov., South America, Venezuela | No comments If there were not a coup detat underway, someone would have to invent one to rally the masses. That may be the case for the ...
 ZNet1 week ago
The Nation Nigeria

The junta and the hunters

Posted by: in Sunday, Tatalo Alamu 5 mins ago (Power formations and hegemonic politics) These are grave times in Nigeria. Once the hope of Black Africa, it has taken a postponed election to further expose the vulnerabilities of its major ...
 The Nation Nigeria1 week ago
Dissident Voice

To the Memory of Malcolm X

I believe that there will be ultimately be a clash between the oppressed and those who do the oppressing. I believe that there will be a clash between those who want freedom, justice and equality for everyone and those who want to continue the ...
 Dissident Voice1 week ago

Book Reivew: Eye on the Struggle: Ethel Payne, the First Lady of the Black Press

By , Elizabeth R. Varon‚ÄČis Langbourne M. Williams Professor of American History at the University of Virginia and author, most recently, of Appomattox: Victory, Defeat and Freedom at the End of the Civil War. EYE ON THE STRUGGLE Ethel ...
 Washington Post1 week ago
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