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Unloading the cargo in Inyele...  
   

Unloading the cargo in Inyele...

...as villagers watch and the Rep. checks his Blackberry
back to the continent: blogging from a town with no electricity

June 25th 2010
B├ętou, Province Likouala, Congo I had my doubts about coming here. I was already on the fence about the idea of continuing what my friends in the field and I have come to term The International Life. The International Life being the life of humanitarian workers, whose lives I have come to realize are wholly dictated by a love of the field and little else. First there are the obvious disadva ... read more
Africa » Congo » North

Congolese or Congo Flag Upon independence in 1960, the former French region of Middle Congo became the Republic of the Congo. A quarter century of experimentation with Marxism was abandoned in 1990 and a democratically elected government installed in 1992. A brief civil war... ... read more
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