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DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO POLITICS: Patrice Lumumba Biography

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO POLITICS: Patrice Lumumba Biography

Patrice Émery Lumumba was born Élias Okit’Asombo on July 2, 1925 in Belgian Congo now the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Read Patrice Lumumba Biography.

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DR CONGO POLITICS: Etienne Tshisekedi Passes Away

DR CONGO POLITICS: Etienne Tshisekedi Passes Away

Tshisekedi stood up to Mobutu Sese Seko, who ruled the country, then known as Zaire, for decades before being overthrown by Rwanda.

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DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Deja Vu In Congo As Kabila Clings To Power

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Deja Vu In Congo As Kabila Clings To Power

President Joseph Kabila has failed to confirm he will step aside after serving two terms, the constitutional maximum.

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AFRICA: The People Of Africa Deserve Better Democracy

AFRICA: The People Of Africa Deserve Better Democracy

For Africa to fulfil its promise, the young, dynamic continent must rediscover its zeal for democracy. The best way to flourish would be to strengthen Africa’s emerging middle class.

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