Good riddance to sour history: Congolese on toppling of Leopold II statue

Toppled in Belgium, still standing in the Kinshasa, the capital of the DR Congo. Residents reacted to the fall of the statue of King Leopold II, a symbol of colonial atrocities. The man who led the first European efforts to exploit the Congo River basin,

There are mixed reactions generally in the streets of Kinshasa over events in Europe where anti-racism protests that spread from the United States continues to impact colonial history across the ocean.

For Pitchou Kangudie, a businessman; the …

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