· September, 2006

Stories about D.R. of Congo from September, 2006

DRC: Tshisekedi Should Save the Nation by Supporting Mbemba

  29 September 2006

On UDPS Liege, Florent Mukonkole writes(Fr): “Any Congolese with any sense of nationalism should rally around Mbemba [in the upcoming runoff against Kabila]to save the nation.” He then asks Etienne Tshisekedi, leader of opposition party UDPS, to do the same and implies that a recent press release by the leader...

Africa: renewable technologies

  28 September 2006

Africa Unchained writes, “Karekezi, S…surveys (PDF) the dissemination of renewable technologies in Sub-Saharan Africa…and attempts to evaluate the potential for these technologies to meet the energy needs of Africa’s poor…“

Africa: Moving on from the digital indaba

  25 September 2006

Meskel Square on “Moving on from the Digital Indaba“: “Overall it was a huge success. One way of judging that is to look at all the discussions that are still carrying on in posts and comments and Technorati links. The discussions started with the race debate which I now wish...

Postcards from the Congo

  18 September 2006

With the elections, the run-off announcement, the violent clashes between two presidential candidates, it's easy to focus only the DRC's political tempests. However, many Congo bloggers are writing about art, culture and the more mundane ways that politics affect daily life.

African album covers

  16 September 2006

Benn Loxo asked its readers to submit their favorite African album covers: “After yesterday’s post Benn loxo listener, Michael, was the first to send in his favourite African LP covers.” “Several more Benn loxo listeners contributed their favourite African album covers this week.“ “Below are the last in a series...

DRC: Looking for Democracy After Post-Election Clashes

  15 September 2006

The blogosphere takes a look at violent clashes between two presidential candidates that last month gripped Kinshasa for 3 days. Some analyze the causes of the violence, others assign blame. Bloggers also discuss the upcoming presidential runoff andthe results of the legislative elections, while some try to devine the country's...

D.R. of Congo: In the Shadows of Leopold

  1 September 2006

To intervene or not to intervene? The Black Star Journal explores contradicting views on the role of foreign interventions in Africa with particular reference to the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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