Stories about D.R. of Congo from October, 2007
Is China annexing Africa?:”The latest project to hit the headlines is a $5 billion offer from the Chinese government to fund roads, railways, hospitals and clinics in the African Congo. Elsewhere, China is already “the biggest investor in the Sudan,” says the Seattle Times. In Freetown, the capital of Sierra...
History speaks as Congolese blogger Alex Engwete translates (Fr) Che Guevara's pessimistic assessment of Laurent Kabila‘s potential to become a revolutionary leader: “He lets things drag on forever without caring about anything other than internal quarrels, and he also devoted to women and drink…”
Dozens died last week when a plane crashed in Kimbanseke, a poor and densely populated neighborhood in Kinshasa. Du Cabiau à Kinshasa thinks the accident was all but inevitable.