The Current Security Situation of Banyamulenge in the Democratic Republic of Congo

These attacks take place in a region where the regular Congolese army and the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) are deployed but are unwilling to prevent or stop the ongoing atrocities. The situation has triggered an extreme humanitarian crisis in this remote corner of the DRC which remains largely unreported.… Read the rest “The Current Security Situation of Banyamulenge in the Democratic Republic of Congo”

Crise de Minembwe-Itombwe : Pourquoi Dissimuler la Responsabilité de Kigali?

Personne ne veut pointer du doigt les acteurs principaux ? Derrière la formation militaire, l’approvisionnement en munitions et conseils militaires dont reçoivent les éléments Burundais de Red-Tabara et Forebu (FPB) qui opèrent dans l’Itombwe et Minembwe, il y a la main de Kigali au premier plan.… Read the rest “Crise de Minembwe-Itombwe : Pourquoi Dissimuler la Responsabilité de Kigali?”

Why Disproportionate Killing of Innocent Congolese refugees in Rwanda?

Click to access the petition here The world, Congolese people, and mostly relatives of the Congolese refugees in Kiziba camp (Rwanda) have been shocked by the disproportionate response of Rwandese security forces against unarmed refugees. The shooting of live bullets took place yesterday 22 Feb 2018 nearby the United Nations High Commissions for Refugees (UNHCR) office [...]

Nyarugusu Refugee Camp on the path of Gatumba ?

The Mother of the three deceased has passed away on 16th August 2017 due to the fire wounds. The father still striving with the wounds. Rwampfizi, the  father and husband has too died on 17th August 2017 due to the fire wounds.… Read the rest “Nyarugusu Refugee Camp on the path of Gatumba ?”

DRC “Timely Organized Elections”: Is the US Pressing on the Right Button?

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is hitting constitutional deadlines of holding presidential elections. As states by the constitution, we would have legally been invited to enroll for polls within few months ago. The convocation of presidential election has to take place 90 days before the ongoing mandate expires, states the constitution (see Article 73).… Read the rest “DRC “Timely Organized Elections”: Is the US Pressing on the Right Button?”

Joseph Kabila: Too Young to Leave the State House or Being a Role Model?

Whereas power gives more advantages to access resources, there is a possibility of getting it concentrated as well as becoming a source of confrontation. That is why it would be advisable to review power sharing between institutions but also narrowing channels that would make people becoming powerful individuals.… Read the rest “Joseph Kabila: Too Young to Leave the State House or Being a Role Model?”

What to learn from Burundi’s Spring & Niyombare Military Coup?

Since three weeks ago, Burundi has entered a decisive confrontation over the contested third term of the seating president Pierre Nkurunziza. Lawyers and constitutionalists can still convince the public while they are not even convinced themselves. Whatever has happened in terms of interpreting the constitution, the positive aspect was that the contestation remained mostly in [...]

Ressortissants & Refugies Congolais au Burundi: La Communauté Internationale Faillira-t-elle en sa Mission?

Uvira et Bujumbura sont deux villes proches de ces deux pays de la région de grands lacs même si elles sont au différent niveau de développement. La première est dans l’Est du Congo au Sud-Kivu; alors que la seconde est la capitale du Burundi.… Read the rest “Ressortissants & Refugies Congolais au Burundi: La Communauté Internationale Faillira-t-elle en sa Mission?”

Neutralizing FDLR: Making the Beginning of the End of Eastern Congo Burden?

Two weeks ago, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has called on neutralizing the Forces Démocratiques pour la Libération du Rwanda (FDLR), a Rwandese rebellion based in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). While most of the rebel group’s leaders are prime suspects of 1994 genocide against Tutsi; from then on now, the FDLR fled [...]

My Vulnerable Voice to John Kerry: If they Can’t Afford, Tell Them to Step Down

The United States Secretary of State John Kerry is visiting Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Angola from 29/04-05/05/2014 as announced by a press release from the State Department. His visit lies within USA efforts to stabilize mostly the great lakes region; reason why the region has recently gained much attention from the international [...]

Expulsion des Zaïrois par le Congo-Brazza: Pression d’un Médiateur/ Facilitateur ?

Un drame à distance ne se conçoit pas à sa hauteur mais elle reste toujours un drame. Imaginez un bon matin sans aucun préalable avis, quelle que soit votre irrégularité, vous vous retrouvez en face des policiers et militaires vous obligeant sans discussion d’emballer vos affaires.… Read the rest “Expulsion des Zaïrois par le Congo-Brazza: Pression d’un Médiateur/ Facilitateur ?”

FDLR Renoncent aux Armes: Quel Avenir pour la Population de l’Est du Congo

 Je me suis toujours demandé quand cessera l’instrumentalisation, la prise en otage et la victimisation d’un peuple qui a longtemps souffert pour des fins qui auraient été fortement résolues si la volonté politique s’y investit. Il s’agit de l’Est du Congo qui est victime d’une appréciation erronée de la part du colonisateur, de l’absence de [...]

Quel modèle les leaders Africains tireront de l’image de Madiba qui n’est plus en vie?

Article de Kurakiza à partit du  Sud-Kivu Né en 1918 pendant la première Guerre Mondiale en Afrique du Sud loin de corridors de puissances mondiales, grandi en hébergeant ses troupeaux de bétails, éduqué par les aînés de sa tribu Thembu, Madiba s’est enfin montré comme le plus grand libérateur du 20e siècle1.… Read the rest “Quel modèle les leaders Africains tireront de l’image de Madiba qui n’est plus en vie?”