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60 years of Congo’s independence: power, complicity and protest

Hoebeke, Hans, Nyenyezi Bisoka, Aymar and Vlassenroot, Koen (2020) 60 years of Congo’s independence: power, complicity and protest. Africa at LSE (30 Jun 2020). Blog Entry.

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As the Democratic Republic of Congo celebrates its sixtieth birthday, the country stands at an important crossroads. Marked by the struggles and protests of a population suffering from violent conflicts, predatory rule and social exclusion, after six decades the current leadership, led by President Felix Tshisekedi, has a historic opportunity to embark on a long and difficult path to further emancipation. To succeed, he must give space to the voice of Congo’s citizens and their strive for change.

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Additional Information: © 2020 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DT Africa
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2020 14:00
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 09:43

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