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How Third World Students Liberated The West 

The late 1960s witnessed a wave of youth uprisings and student protests of a rare intensity. Despite their obvious differences, students throughout the world felt that they were participating in a common movement of rebellion. 184 mots de plus

Africa

The Politics of Coltan: An Interview With Michael Nest

Dr Michael Nest has expertise in political and social issues around mining. He is also an anti-corruption expert and formerly worked for the Independent Commission Against Corruption in Sydney, Australia. 3 549 mots de plus

Competition Over Resources

Uganda: 55 Police, Tribal Insurgents Killed in Clashes -- At least one tribal king detained

By REUTERS

NOV. 27, 2016

KAMPALA — The Ugandan authorities said on Sunday 41 tribal insurgents and 14 police officers were killed in clashes in the west of the country, and the tribal king of the area near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo was detained. 102 mots de plus

More Ethnic Violence in Africa -- Ethnic Nande militia in Democratic Republic of Congo kill at least 34 civilians, mostly Hutus

(AP) — KINSHASA — An ethnic Nande militia in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo killed about 30 civilians, mostly Hutus, on Sunday morning, local sources said, in an apparent escalation of deadly violence between the two groups that has flared repeatedly this year. 254 mots de plus

Friday, November 25th

sounds of Kinshasa*

Baloji with Konono No. 1, « Karibu Ya Bintu, » 2011


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lagniappe

reading table

One needs to keep a clear head when facing pirates in the Amazon.

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Q&A with former child solider and Toronto resident Michel Chikwanine

Michel Chikwanine was five years old when he was abducted from his schoolyard soccer game in the Democratic Republic of Congo and forced to become a soldier for a rebel militia. 3 668 mots de plus