· May, 2007

Stories about Republic of Congo from May, 2007

New Book Examines Causes of the D.R. of Congo's Political Instability

  27 May 2007

Congopage offers a brief review of a new book by Gilbert Dzassabi, a lieutenant-colonel of the Congolese Air Force (Congo-Brazzaville) who studied in Russia and later in France, where he earned a Ph.D in political science.  Dzassabi tries to explain why his country's troubled neighbor, the Democratic Republic of the...

Alain Mabanckou on the new French government

  21 May 2007

Congolese poet-novelist Alain Mabanckou writes about several politicians from the left who were given positions in France's new conservative government, as well as the appointment of France's first African Minister of Justice, Rachida Dati, the daughter of Moroccan and Algerian immigrants. On the basis of these appointments, he calls France's...