PATRICE LUMUMBA AND THE CONGOLESE INDEPENDENCE

PATRICE LUMUMBA AND THE CONGOLESE INDEPENDENCE

On 5 July 1960, only five days after the Congo’s independence, the commanding general of the newly formed Congolese national army, Emile Janssens(He described himself as the “Little Maniac” (Petit Maniaque), called a meeting with his non-commissioned officers...
FARDC CAPTURES THE HEADQUARTERS OF MAI MAI MILITIAS

FARDC CAPTURES THE HEADQUARTERS OF MAI MAI MILITIAS

The Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) have captured the headquarters of the Mai Mai militias from She Assani located in the rural commune of Salamabila in the province of Maniema. This after two days of fighting, since the start of the...
Abuses committed by Mai-Mai Malaika militiamen in DRC

Abuses committed by Mai-Mai Malaika militiamen in DRC

While the southern part remains bruised by the abuses committed by the Mai-Mai Malaika militiamen for almost 5 years today, the situation remains worrying. As recently as four days ago, a sector chief was kidnapped in Kabambare territory and released for 24 hours. In...