This is a time to get rid of you”: The Cycle of Settling Accounts in Minembwe High Plateau

Merci Brune et Giuseppe, Je comprends avec tristesse que c’est impossible. Je ne saurai pas exprimer ma gratitude sur vos efforts fournis en vue d’arriver à ce niveau. La seule question qui me reste est de savoir les modalités d’organiser ces dites réunions avec les organisations Belges ayant intérêts dans la région de Grands Lacs.… Read the rest “This is a time to get rid of you”: The Cycle of Settling Accounts in Minembwe High Plateau”

Behind the Scene: Momentum, Myth and Extinction of “Banyamulenge’s Military”

Le titre de ce livre peut probablement s’interpréter en Français comme « A l’Abri de Regards : Elan, Mythe et Extinction de Militaires Banyamulenge ». Ce livre qui est publié sur Editions Européennes Universitaires ainsi que sur Amazon Kindle Self-Publishing décrive l’histoire d’un engagement militaire dans un contexte complexe et qui fonde son support sur une expérience contestable [...]

Fizi-Baraka the “Drowning Hell”: How 150 Children have been Missing since 1996?

Amid 1996 political crises, following the developments of rebel movements and the presence of uncontrolled armed men among refugee camps, ethnic tensions increased in Eastern Congo. Particularly in South of South-Kivu, local politicians such as Anzuluni Bembe alongside Provincial authorities instigated inter-ethnic violence that had involved security services.… Read the rest “Fizi-Baraka the “Drowning Hell”: How 150 Children have been Missing since 1996?”

Beyond Armed Recruitment & Youth Involvement in Violence: The « Champions League » in my Village

My village is located at the frontier line of Mwenga and Fizi Counties to the extent that one of extremity of the football terrain touches that frontier line in centimeters. My parents and neighbors have been living the village since 1978.… Read the rest “Beyond Armed Recruitment & Youth Involvement in Violence: The « Champions League » in my Village”

DRC Community Support: The Cost of Legal Personality

One of the roles of a state would, specifically that of public administration, be integrating local communities support into their daily struggle. Whatever circumstances are, political perspectives have to focus on improving the socio-economic conditions of its population. In addition, public administration has to understand that partnership with the private sector as well as civil [...]

Professional Lawyer Emerging from the Jungle Law

"The law of the jungle/ the Jungle Law" expresses a type of “justice” in which everyone runs for himself/ herself. An environment where surviving depends on everyone strengths or weaknesses; that is, if you cannot protect yourself, never expect anyone to work on your behalf.… Read the rest “Professional Lawyer Emerging from the Jungle Law”

Who Is Behind Mutarule Massacre: Culture of Impunity or Security Blunder?

 The Mutarule killing, as nth massacres in the region, happened on 6-7/06/2014. In July 2012, in the same village, 5 people were killed during clashes between Bafuliro and Barundi; conflicting over chieftaincy management. The Mutarule killing culminated in 38 deaths including women and children, dozens of injuries, houses were also burnt.… Read the rest “Who Is Behind Mutarule Massacre: Culture of Impunity or Security Blunder?”

2000 Kms plus $ 2000 to get a DRC’s Passport: What Is the Alternative for Travelling from DRC to South-Soudan?

I always feel that expressing my concern over improving Congolese population’s socio-economic conditions is an obligation. The reason is that the majority hadn’t ever tasted an importance of having a state, specifically when it comes in mind that Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a potentially rich country.… Read the rest “2000 Kms plus $ 2000 to get a DRC’s Passport: What Is the Alternative for Travelling from DRC to South-Soudan?”