Meeting notes of planned invasion of DRC

On May 17, 2018, AfroAmerica Network published an analysis of the Congolese army, known as the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo  or FARDC.  The article,  titled Are Moïse Katumbi, John Numbi and M23 Rebels Joining Forces Against Joseph Kabila?, mentionned three factions: The Republican Guard, responding directly to the "not so benevolent baby dictator" Joseph Kabila,  a powerful faction responding the the rutless Gen John Numbi, and a third ragtag faction, under the irrelevant Gen Etumba.

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RDC: 2016 violent protests asking for presidential elections

Congolese political leader and, not long ago a prisoner at the Internation Criminal Court, where he was accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity, Senator Jean-Pierre Bemba, has been nominated as the Presidential candidate of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). His political party, the Mouvement de the Liberation du Congo (MLC), nominated him on Friday, July 13, 2018 in Kinshasa, during its Third Congress.

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Meeting notes of planned invasion of DRC

Congolese people often joke about the institutions of their country.One of the most ironic jokes is about the Congolese army, known as the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo  or FARDC.The joke goes like this: "in our beloved Congo, there is no army. Actually no, there is no professional army. No, that is not true.  There are three warlords leading three militias to guide us under the not so benevolent baby dictator".

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Mo Ibrahim and Paul Kagame in Kigali, April 28, 2018

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation has awarded its Good Governance Award to former Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, in Kigali, Rwanda, over the last weekend of April 2018. Unlike all the precedent awards, the recipient, the place, the tone, and the direction of Mo Ibrahim Fundation have raised eyebrows and many questions.

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