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DRC Returns to State of Conflict After Hopes of Peace

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is only a few months away from finishing its first year under a government that transitioned peacefully into power since achieving independence from Belgium in 1960. But the past few years have been marred by a re-eruption of the violence that scarred the country from 1999 to 2004 between the Lendu and Hema ethno-political interests in northern Ituri province.

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Robert Mugabe: Dictator or Liberator?

Zimbabweans are grappling with the dichotomy Mugabe emodies, and there is likely no true generalization or reconciliation for his legacy. It is undeniable, however, that democracy in Zimbabwe has a long way to go and, rather than focusing on the individual qualities of each leader, the institutions themselves need to be changed. 

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