Far from the Kivus, La Francophonie covers conflict and bad governance

These days, Kinshasa has made itself up a lot. Flags of the Democratic Republic of the Congo as well as the official logo of this year’s Sommet de la Francophonie are edging main avenues and boulevards of the 10-to-15-million megalopolis in Central Africa. Heads of State and Government, most notably French President François Hollande, of … Continue reading

Kony 2012 revisited: A short bibliography on opinions worth taking into account

Without any longer comment, a couple of pieces (in random order) I may not all endorse at a 100% but I deem absolutely worth and important to read when it comes to the phenomenon of the Kony2012 campaign by Invisible Children finding its continuation in yesterday released “Move“ video: http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2012/03/the-white-savior-industrial-complex/254843/?single_page=true by Teju Cole http://www.warscapes.com/reportage/not-click-away-joseph-kony-real-world by … Continue reading