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The army said it had taken control of the West African state o...

The head of the Congolese army, Colonel Joseph Mobutu, says he has suspended the two rival prime ministers and President Joseph Kasavubu until the crisis has been resolved. Meanwhile there has been heavy fighting in the southern breakaway province ... Radio Pakistan, 3 days ago
Bangkok Post

Compilation showcases Congolese pop pioneer

Bandleader, songwriter and singer Joseph Kabasele, known by his nickname "Le Grand Kalle", was one of the pioneers of Congolese popular music. He certainly blazed a trail for Congolese rumba, the most popular style in Central and East Africa during ...
 Bangkok Post1 month ago

Ebola... Lumumba, Mobutu etc

HARARE - The accusation is fairly justified that the European colonisers of Africa were not inspired by altruism or Christian zeal in this adventure of mass looting of the continent's riches. When, at last, they realised the jig was up — the ...
 Daily News Zimbabwe5 days ago
Capital Bay

Barack Obama welcome Congolese strongman Joseph Kabila to Africa summit '

Joseph Kabila ran a 'child army' of conscripted boys as young as 10 for his father, then a Rwandan rebel who later took over the Congo Public health experts estimate 48 women are raped in the Congo every hour; Obama's summit won't focus on human ...
 Capital Bay1 month ago


Raymond Bwanga Tshimen (left) and goalkeeper Robert Kazadi Mwamba of Zaire ward off an attack from Jairzinho of Brazil during the 1974 Fifa World Cup in West Germany.[PHOTO:COURTESY] Nairobi; Kenya : If you think these days it is next to ...
 East African Standard5 days ago

Will Radicalized Jihadists One Day Be Recognized As Humanitarian Heroes?

It is intriguing to find Dr. Norman Bethune's legacy celebrated on the front page of the Globe and Mail as Canada debates the radicalization of its youth in light of current global conflicts. Bethune was a Canadian doctor of distinguished ...
 Huffington Post Canada6 days ago
Eurasia Review

The Washington-Pretoria-Tel Aviv Relay OpEd

By By Patrick Bond What, ultimately, was the importance of the Africa-US Leaders Summit at the White House early last month? It came at a very decisive moment for geopolitical relations in the axis linking Washington, Pretoria and Tel ...
 Eurasia Review1 week ago Obama, Zuma and the Washington-Pretoria-Tel Aviv Relay  ZNet1 month ago
Zimbabwe Herald

A pearl of wisdom now presides over SADC

President Mugabe Obi Egbuna JnrCorrespondent WHEN President Mugabe assumed the mantle of leadership of Sadc last weekend, that infamous adage experience is the best teacher, took on a very special and historic slant, in relationship to African ...
 Zimbabwe Herald2 weeks ago
Daily Times Nigeria

Col Engangela Ordered Gang Rape Says Victim

A woman who was gang-raped and burned in her house has told a military court in the Democratic Republic of Congo she saw an army colonel give the orders. She is one of some 1,000 people who have named Lt Col Bedi Mobuli Engangela, who is on trial ...
 Daily Times Nigeria3 weeks ago Woman 'saw Congo colonel order rape'  BBC3 weeks ago Woman saw DR Congo colonel order rape  Nigeria Punch3 weeks ago


After African prefects met with US President, Barack Obama, to pledge their loyalty to economic exploitation, we must wait to hear a lot of noises about this milestone. If anything, the just ended US-Africa summit epitomizes the big man syndrome ...
 Business Times Online Tanzania3 weeks ago Unified Africa was dream of Africa's founding fathers  Uganda Daily Monitor4 weeks ago Pan Africanists Portfolio: Stimulus for people's struggle  Zimbabwe Herald1 month ago 'Failed states' and 'ungoverned spaces': The thinking behind US foreign policy in Africa month ago
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