Beyond the Sunday-School: How the “Bad/Good” Guys have Emerged?

April 3, 2017 admin 0

I was shocked and saddened again last week when an announcement came in that one of my primary schoolmates was shot dead in his house within the neighborhood of my village. For unclear reasons, somewhat related to church’s leadership, “bad guys” decided to shot him dead in front of the wife and their 6 children.… Read the rest “Beyond the Sunday-School: How the “Bad/Good” Guys have Emerged?”

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

September 10, 2014 admin 0

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 and has been operating, committing different crimes in Eastern DRC.… Read the rest “Neutralizing FDLR: Making the Beginning of the End of Eastern Congo Burden?”

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Ntaganda?Katanga?Lubanga?Ngudjolo et Al.: Vanguards from Battlefields to International Criminal Court (ICC)

May 24, 2014 admin 0

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The ICC has convicted Germain Katanga on 23/05/2014 for war crimes and crimes against humanity. Though the court allows an appeal for this judgment, he got sentenced for 12 years (including those spent in jail in Hague) for crimes committed in Ituri region around 2003.… Read the rest “Ntaganda?Katanga?Lubanga?Ngudjolo et Al.: Vanguards from Battlefields to International Criminal Court (ICC)”

Security Paradox: Banyamulenge in Netherlands Protesting Against a Plan to Return them to Kinshasa/DRC.

April 11, 2014 admin 0

Banyamulenge in the Netherlands protested today on 11 April 2014 against a plan to forcibly return them to Kinshasa or others provinces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The demonstration was attended by roughly 150 persons, including women and children, in front of the Immigration Office in The Hague (Rijswijk).… Read the rest “Security Paradox: Banyamulenge in Netherlands Protesting Against a Plan to Return them to Kinshasa/DRC.”

Strong Nation Versus Powerful Individuals: My Favor towards Federalism instead of Decentralization

April 1, 2014 admin 0


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My experience seems to express that building a strong nation does unnecessarily go through a path of creating powerful individuals. It would sound as a contradiction so long as it is well known that a nation is composed by individuals; hence expecting them to form a coherent nation.… Read the rest “Strong Nation Versus Powerful Individuals: My Favor towards Federalism instead of Decentralization”

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Augustin Matata Ponyo Mapon: Les limites d’un Technocrate & l’Appel d’un “Politocrate”

March 24, 2014 admin 0

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Le domaine politique peut vous avoir surpris tout comme moi dans la mesure où toutes les décisions sont motivées par le positionnement et le reste vient après. Le plus souvent, ce que les ‘politiciens’ vous relatent relève du niveau secondaire, alors que le leitmotiv ne vous sera communiqué tardivement ou à vous de le deviner/ repérer.Read the rest “Augustin Matata Ponyo Mapon: Les limites d’un Technocrate & l’Appel d’un “Politocrate””

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

February 11, 2014 admin 3

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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?”

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Ethnicity in Eastern Congo: Among Wars’ driving Factors for the Interest of Few

January 25, 2014 admin 0

Kurakiza’s article from South-Kivu

The pretext of most of the conflicts is always that there is a group of people that is claiming against the other to have footed over their rights. The African history shows that before the colonial period, different groups of people were largely living together despite their differences in culture, traditional practices and languages.… Read the rest “Ethnicity in Eastern Congo: Among Wars’ driving Factors for the Interest of Few”

The “Star” leading to State/Safe houses: Don’t Upbraid the least Journey-Keepers in Eastern DRC

November 20, 2013 admin 1

Last week I went through my bible and came across a story that is quite similar to that of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since 1996. The bible’s story tells a strange “Star” that was followed by specialists in “Astronomy”; that is, they were able to divine the meaning of lighting stars.… Read the rest “The “Star” leading to State/Safe houses: Don’t Upbraid the least Journey-Keepers in Eastern DRC”