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DR Congo: a nation reduced to a commodity

The Democratic Republic Congolese (DRC) community on Friday, 21st of November, 2008 poured out in their hundreds to protest against the Rwandan government support for rebel leader Gen. Laurent Nkunda…

The system’s broke: it’s time to fix it

“AGM motions ‘fail’ to represent students’ views.” This was the headline which, along with a friendly-looking pie chart, jumped out and grabbed my attention in last week’s The Badger. Sadly,…

The Scramble for Africa: the DR Congo case

African issues seems to have gained popular debate within academia, students and in general public gatherings . However, this dialectic discourse has never taken a clear and critical position in…