Across Africa, we have witnessed time and again countries where sudden death of a leader has been cause of a major human tragedy. This was the case in Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Libya, Egypt only to name a few, and this at different times of their recent or past history. Unfortunately, not manyContinue reading “Ghana/ Ethiopia: When leaders’ death tests institutions’ strength”
The following is an extract from a UN Report of the Panel of Experts on the Illegal Exploitation of Natural Resources and Other Forms of Wealth of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, submitted to the Security Council on 12 April 2001 by the Secretary General Kofi A. Annan. The reference points at some significant responsibility of theContinue reading “Former president Laurent-Desire Kabila and ongoing instability in DRC”
The ongoing crisis in Eastern Congo has been raising countless discussions on possible solutions in different circles. We have witnessed donors cutting or delaying their aid to Rwanda. This was after UN experts found the country guilty of strongly supporting M23, the Congolese rebel group responsible of the current humanitarian crisis created in the regionContinue reading “Dictatorships in Uganda and Rwanda: root cause of Eastern Congo crisis”
On Saturday 28/7/12, in a rare press conference in Kinshasa, Congolese president Joseph Kabila, answered questions from the national press. The focus was mainly on two subjects: war in North Kivu and upcoming France-Afrique Summit scheduled to be held in Kinshasa in October of this year.
Is it because they are not aware of the level of suffering that these two leaders of Rwanda and Uganda have imposed on Congolese people for the last two decades? Are they so selfish that they forget completely to see beyond their personal gains in the military and political ventures they are trying to engageContinue reading “Will ever some Congolese stop being enablers of Kagame and Museveni?”