CONGO’S VIOLENT PEACE: CONFLICT AND STRUGGLE SINCE THE GREAT AFRICAN WAR
By Kris Berwouts
Kris Berwouts hosts a discussion about his new book Congo's Violent Peace: Conflict and Struggle Since the Great African War. The conversation will address developments since the 1996 and 1998 wars in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, including the ongoing conflicts, current political impasse, and prospects for upcoming elections. Essential reading and essential discussion for anyone interested in DR Congo.
Kris Berwouts is an expert and independent analyst on the DRC and Great Lakes region of Africa. He is the former director of EurAc, the European NGO network for advocacy on Central Africa. Kris is widely sought for his analysis of the region by international media outlets and he writes regularly for African Arguments.
Milton Allimadi (moderator) is the Founding Publisher & Editor-in-Chief of The Black Star News and www.blackstarnews.com.
In addition to African American and Diaspora Africa news, The Black Star has established a reputation for investigative journalism. It was first to report that Invisible Children, makers of KONY2012, had shared intelligence
with the Ugandan government. The newspaper has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, CNN and several other media outlets. Allimadi is an Adjunct Professor teaching African History in the Africana Studies Department at John Jay College. He is a frequent news analyst on WBAI and Voice of America. He has appeared on WABC, Al-Jazeera and RT News.