Children come to play in the deserted Chinese palace of former dictator Mobutu in Nsele, north of the capital Kinshasa. ..More and more Congolese feel a certain nostalgia to the times of the notorious dictator Mobutu. Rampant poverty, economic exploitation by foreign powers and an unwinnable civil war in the east of the country undermine the popularity of the current president Kabila. The old times with their strong leader that received respect from former colonizing power France and the rest of the Western world pose a certain attraction. ..
- Ronald de Hommel
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