DR Congo, an Interview with Maurice Carney

by Ann Garrison, published on Black Agenda Report, January 20, 2019 This is old news but it also reflects the current dilemma of the people of the DRC.  Their democracy  faces a complex process with multiple agendas and manipulators as does ours.  Western intervention in Africa is consistently disastrous. [jb] The Congolese people succeeded in forcing President Kabila to allow[…]

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Code Talking: UN Security Council on War and Peace in DR Congo

Photo: Martin Fayulu and Félix Tshisekedi by Ann Garrison, published on Black Agenda Report, January 16, 2019 Congolese President Kabila wants to shut out the apparent winner of last month’s elections in favor the of the second place finisher, who appears to have accepted the deal. “Congo’s elections commissioner threatened that the Kabila regime will remain in power if Congolese[…]

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Democratic Republic of Congo Elections Increase Imperialist Interference

Members of the Congolese community in Toronto protest 2011 election results in Congo-Kinshasa, in which President Joseph Kabila was named the winner. Toronto, Ontario, Canada ~Wikimedia, CreativeCommons By Carlos Lopes Pereira posted to Workers World, December 13, 2018 The Legacy of Joseph Kabila The U.S. and the European Union see Africa through the prism of colonialism. Statements by EU Commissioner[…]

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Congo in the Abyss

By Ann Garrison, published on Black Agenda Report, October 17, 2018 The imperial aggressions of western governments have inflicted multiple holocausts on the Congolese people. “In Congo, globalized capitalism creates permanent chaos.” This week I spoke to Swiss Congolese historian, activist and coordinator of the Congolese movement Likambo Ya Mabele Bénédicte Kumbi Ndjoko about recent developments in the Democratic Republic[…]

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Divide and Rule: Balkanizing the Democratic Republic of Congo

Photo left: Congloese join Rawanda Day protests, 2012; Photo right: Former U.S. President Bill Clinton visits Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Kagame’s farm in Muhazi.“Carnage on such a scale could not have occurred were it not for the connivance of the United States, which has nurtured Kagame at every juncture. … ~September 2010 by Ann Garrison interviews Boniface Musavuli on[…]

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