Hegemonic Ethno-nationalism’ versus The “Instrumentalization” of Armed Groups: Failure to Grasping the Dynamic Reality of Eastern DRC Conflict? The Review of Kibiswa’s Thesis

The eastern Congo violent conflict would remain dynamic and scholarships need to work on it with intent of contributing to finding appropriate solutions. However, the Kibiswa thesis requires much attention in terms essentialism approach and the stereotyping it encompasses. It narrows a violent conflict within a static move that links heterogeneous ethnic groups to ancient [...]