Who is rethinking African development?
It is said and widely accepted that countries only have interests. They don’t have friends. Africa as a continent is suffering from that reality from immemorial times.
Atrocities committed during slavery, colonialism and ongoing neo-colonization and globalization are significantly explained by such paradigm which defines relations between nations. Those among them which are powerful do not stop from innovating to achieve their objectives which sometimes and somehow have criminal characteristics in their nature. Continue reading
Congolese women protesting against Rwandan support to M23
In the early 90s, the US administration which was at the time under Bill Clinton hailed the like of Joweri Museveni of Uganda and Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia the African leaders of a new breed who were going to transform the continent.
The praise was probably founded on the basis of these leaders’ readiness to become the agents of the Americans in Africa. Looking back, one might rightly say that effectively regional policies that these leaders and others of the same kind like Paul Kagame of Rwanda have promoted and applied forcibly, have changed fundamentally many aspects of the concerned countries, and mostly in a negative way. Continue reading
Let’s not be blind anymore. 8 million of dead in the Great Lakes region is too far ENOUGH.
This will be as usual at Piccadilly Circus in London from 11:00 to 12:00. It will be a Saturday. It could be for people living closely an opportunity to also visit Central London and spend time supporting an unselfish and worthy cause.
Honoring, remembering and getting justice for the millions of Congolese, Rwandans, Burundians and Ugandans who died victims of the Ugandan president Joweri Museveni and his Rwandan president counterpart Paul Kagame are part of the objectives of the event. It will be in its third edition. The last ones were held on September 14th and October 19th. Continue reading
The sadness of the woman in the picture is the same as that of millions of Congolese and it calls upon on our common humanity to do something.
Today, the Democratic Republic of Congo, under the plight of more than 6 millions of victims, finds itself to be the only country on the planet where its dead appear not to be seen as human beings, considered the near total indifference of the entire humanity in front of the never ending tragedy Congolese people and the whole region are experiencing since 1990. Continue reading