Stephan Vanfleteren

Kinshasa, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

General Malick Kijege, military general: 'Perhaps we actually needed war. It's the war after all that brought us elections and democracy. The Congolese are extraordinary people. They put up with so much but are still happy. When Mobutu first came to power everything was going well and there were things to celebrate. Now there's no reason to celebrate, but people continue to enjoy themselves. My dream for the Congo is for an ex president, just someone simply who hasn't been assassinated, who hasn't gone to live in exile, who hasn't had any reason to go and live in exile, who doesn't have to illegally stay in power, but who can continue to live here peaceably at the end of his term. Do you know we only ever had one single minister who's voluntarily stepped down from power. The rest hang on for dear life.'

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Stephan Vanfleteren
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