Daily Archives: February 21, 2013

A wrong debate: whose interests are they really? Africans or somebody else!

Democratic Republic of CongoAt the hype of the recent crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo, with M23 temporarily occupying Goma before withdrawing, the world has witnessed many initiatives to bring the escalating conflict down. Among them there have been calls from certain stakeholders of the issues at hand. The Association of Concerned African Scholars was one of them. It wrote the following petition [extracts only] to the US president asking for action on a number of areas:  Continue reading