“This is a time to get Rid of You”: Cycle of Settling Accounts in Minembwe High Plateau

May 27, 2019 admin 0
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On 4th May 2019, Kawaza Nyakwana was killed by armed men loyal to commandant Semahurungure. Semahurungure is, up to recently, a commander of the Banyamulenge’s affiliated armed group, knowns as “Gumino”. When affiliating an armed group commander to his ethnic community is likely oversimplifying a complex setting.… Read the rest ““This is a time to get Rid of You”: Cycle of Settling Accounts in Minembwe High Plateau”

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

May 8, 2019 admin 0

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 de la classe élite.… Read the rest “Behind the Scene: Momentum, Myth and Extinction of “Banyamulenge’s Military””

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

October 20, 2018 admin 0

For decades if not centuries, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been characterized by a cycle of violence. The eastern part of DRC, specifically the Kivus has been the mostly affected regions. Since the post-independence period, Fizi Territoire has seen Banyamulenge and Babembe ethnic communities clashing violently.Read the rest “Fizi-Baraka the “Drowning Hell”: How 150 Children have been Missing since 1996?”

DRC Community Support: The Cost of Legal Personality

October 30, 2014 admin 0

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 society is a requirement that can fulfill some gaps left by public offices.… Read the rest “DRC Community Support: The Cost of Legal Personality”

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

June 15, 2014 admin 0

 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?”

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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?”