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Underreported Update: The Democratic Republic of Congo

Thursday, March 01, 2012

In November, the Democratic Republic of Congo held presidential elections, even as the security situation there deteriorated. On today’s Underreported Update, Father Ferdinand Muhigirwa, the director of CEPAS (Centre d’Etudes pour l’Action Sociale), the oldest think tank in Congo, describes what’s happened since the contested election. He also looks at suppression of protests in Kinshasa and escalation of violence in the eastern part of the country. We’ll also be joined by Akwe Amosu, the director of Africa advocacy at the Open Society Foundations.

Guests:

Akwe Amosu and Ferdinand Muhigirwa
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Comments [1]

jawbone

I'm placing this here because there's no way to comment at the 100 Historical Objects page. It's just a link to Wiki's entry on Ulama, the contemporary name for the ancient game described in today's segment.

For those who are curious.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulama_(game)

Mar. 01 2012 01:23 PM

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