Tag: Congo

Patrice Lumumba (1925–1961)

Patrice Lumumba was prime minister of a newly independent Congo for only seven months between 1960 and 1961 before he wa…

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Kabila’s impasse

There is a nervous crescendo building up on the streets of Kinshasa ahead of December 19, the day President Joseph Kabil…

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Feet & Cars

Growing up in 1980s Congo-Brazzaville there wasn’t a lot of technology going around. Computer games, cellphones and tabl…

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Congo blues

Last month, on September 19, protestors descended on the streets of Kinshasa–the capital of the Democratic Republi…

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The Congolese oil curse

‘So rich, and yet so poor’—that’s the juxtaposition most journalists turn to when they decide to report on the Democrati…

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