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“It is incumbent on us to take our stand by our brothers (and sisters) in the Congo in the full knowledge that only Africa can fight for its destiny.” – Kwame Nkrumah.
“I Am Because You Are,” says a highly valued motto from the African philosophy of Ubuntu.
I am not Congolese, but African. There are presently more than 50 other nationalities on the continent. Some countries are advancing in the right direction and at speedier pace than others.
For a number of years, I have been following closely what is going on in my beloved Africa. As anyone concerned by the well-being of their motherland. Continue reading
It could be rightly argued that western attitudes towards the most criminals in power in the Great Lakes region of Africa are of racist nature. Yes they are in the sense that African lives don’t matter.
It is hardly understandable that millions of Africans could be killed systematically by local political and military leaders, without the so called “civilized nations of the planet” raising their voices to get the criminals in front of a court of justice.
This is on December 19th, 2016 in front of the embassy of the Democratic Republic of Congo in London. Congolese president Joseph Kabila had failed to organise elections but instead manoeuvred to postpone them to 2018.
Starting from December 19th, 2016 the Democratic Republic of the Congo is at a crossroad. Either the country continues with the endless era of transitional institutions, which started with the period of independence in the 60s, or breaks from the past and pursues a radical path where Congolese fundamental laws and their related legal frameworks prevail.
Once in the country’s history, a great opportunity has risen with the end of the terms in office of the incumbent president Joseph Kabila, for Congolese to reclaim back what is theirs, meaning their country which by international decree is under foreign occupation; they can regain their dignity, decide about their destiny and through that the overall future of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.