PATRICE Lumumba

Lumumba’s tooth and toothless UN

Lumumba’s tooth and toothless UN

By Owei Lakemfa PATRICE Lumumba, a postal worker, was 34 when he won election as Prime Minister to lead the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC to its June 30, 1960 independence. He made a powerful speech at the independence celebrations denouncing the barbaric colonisation of the DRC which led to the massacre of 15 million […]