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Congo (Vol 5, 2008)
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Contents Volume 5, 2008.

The year 2008 was marked by peace and calm, which was only disturbed by a riot by youths at the funeral of a prominent politician. This event highlighted the persistent gap between government and civil society. Congo became more engaged in peacekeeping operations. The socioeconomic situation of most of the population remained precarious. Paradoxically, t…

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Bazenguissa-Ganga, Rémy, “Congo (Vol 5, 2008)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 28 March 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2008_COM_0025>
First published online: 2009
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004178113, ISSN: 1871-2525



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