Laurent Kabila

Type: Person
Name: Laurent Kabila
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Goma Rap: The 9th annual Salaam Kivu International Film Festival

When the M23 militia took control of Goma, the capital of North Kivu in Eastern Congo, in late 2012, the premises of Yole Africa were quickly occupied by a large crowd of youngsters. Some of them were looking for refuge after their homes had been bombed; ... [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Want to Save Congo? Help Them Get Rid of the FDLR [opinion]

"... IN such countries, genocide is not too important... " remarked French President Francois Mitterrand during an interview on 14th of July 1994, describing the Genocide perpetrated against the Tutsi in Rwanda.A Genocide that claimed the lives of over ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Sexwale 'caught up' in US probe of suspect DRC mining deal

In the south of the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the Congo River rises from the Katanga Plateau to arc across central Africa and drain into the Atlantic, lies one of the world’s richest mineral stores.Katanga Province is best known for its copper ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

"Third term for DRC President Kabila will wreak social havoc"

Proposals to review the Democratic Republic of Congo’s constitution to permit President Joseph Kabila to seek a third term of office, if accepted, will only plunge the Congolese further into poverty and insecurity, both his political opponents and experts ... [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Namibia turns down troop request

By Toivo NdjebelaWINDHOEK – The Namibian government has turned down a request by the United Nations to send soldiers to the Central African Republic (CAR), where unrest continues to wreak havoc.This was confirmed by Defence Minister Nahas Angula yesterday, ... [Published New Era - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Who will succeed Mugabe?

Barring Emmerson Mnangagwa’s assumption of power through a soft coup, Joice Mujuru is Mugabe’s nominal heir, says Robert I Rotberg.The vultures are circling. President Robert Mugabe, 90, still runs Zimbabwe, but its economy is collapsing and its politics ... [Published IOL - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. deploys Special Forces, military ‘advisers’ to Central Africa

By Abayomi AzikiweEditor, Pan-African News WireOct 19, 2011Another U.S. military intervention is underway, this time in Central Africa. The Obama administration announced on Oct. 14 that the Pentagon is deploying 100 military advisers and Special Forces ... [Published International Action Center - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 10 2014 - Updated Jun 10 2014 - 1 reports

Pambazuka Special - When Will...

The special issue on the DRC seeks to expose not only the realities of war that continue to have a traumatic and tragic impact on the lives of those directly affected, but also to address the complex realities and issues that the Congolese have faced ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jun 10 2014]
First reported Apr 26 2014 - Updated Apr 26 2014 - 1 reports

Acemoglu and Robinson on Mobutu, by David Henderson

I'm at a conference in San Diego in which the participants are discussing various articles and book chapters on the causes of economic growth. A number of chapters are from Daren Acemoglu and James A. Robinson, Why Nations Fail, which I posted about ... [Published EconLog - Apr 26 2014]
First reported Apr 25 2014 - Updated Apr 25 2014 - 1 reports

Congo: M23 Down but Not Out

When the M23 (March 23 Movement) marched into Goma, the regional capital of North Kivu, in November 2012, it marked perhaps the lowest point in the 15-year U.N. peacekeeping operation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo known as MONUSCO (United Nations ... [Published World Press Review - Apr 25 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Reconfiguring the state in eastern DRC: fixing the unfixable?

Two decades on from the Rwanda bloodletting, conflicts still simmer in neighbouring DRC. While their successremains mixed, two decades of external intervention andstate-building heavily impingeon everyday life. Enter the men in suits: the heads ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 04 2014 - Updated Mar 04 2014 - 1 reports

Tabu Ley

Rochereau was co-creator of the Congo Rumba, recorded more than 100 albums and was known as 'the African Elvis’ Tabu Ley Rochereau , who has died aged 73, was a Congolese singer, band leader and sometime politician, and became a respected figure throughout ... [Published Telegraph - Mar 04 2014]

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Goma Rap: The 9th annual Salaam Kivu Internatio... [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Jul 22 2014]
Want to Save Congo? Help Them Get Rid of the FD... [Published Individual.com - Jul 21 2014]
Sexwale 'caught up' in US probe of suspect DRC ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Jul 10 2014]
"Third term for DRC President Kabila will wreak... [Published Radio Netherlands - Jul 04 2014]
Namibia turns down troop request [Published New Era - Jul 01 2014]
Who will succeed Mugabe? [Published IOL - Jun 25 2014]
U.S. deploys Special Forces, military ‘advisers... [Published International Action Center - Jun 24 2014]
Pambazuka Special - When Will... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jun 10 2014]
Acemoglu and Robinson on Mobutu, by David Hende... [Published EconLog - Apr 26 2014]
Congo: M23 Down but Not Out [Published World Press Review - Apr 25 2014]
Reconfiguring the state in eastern DRC: fixing ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 03 2014]
Tabu Ley [Published Telegraph - Mar 04 2014]
Intervention Force in DRC Making Progress [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 11 2013]
Biography for Joseph Kabila [Published Able2Act - Oct 03 2007]
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Goma Rap: The 9th annual Salaam Kivu Internatio... [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Jul 22 2014]
When the M23 militia took control of Goma, the capital of North Kivu in Eastern Congo, in late 2012, the premises of Yole Africa were quickly occupied by a large crowd of youngsters. Some of them were looking for refuge after their homes had been bombed; ...
Acemoglu and Robinson on Mobutu, by David Hende... [Published EconLog - Apr 26 2014]
I'm at a conference in San Diego in which the participants are discussing various articles and book chapters on the causes of economic growth. A number of chapters are from Daren Acemoglu and James A. Robinson, Why Nations Fail, which I posted about ...
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