The history of Independent Congo (1964–1967)
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- 'The Colonialist Hand Is Visible In The
- Castro, Guevara speak out against 1960s UN intervention
in central Africa, The Militant, 25 November
1996. Brief extracts from a speech by Fidel Castro,
September 1960, and Che Guecara, December 1964. The
extracts placed in historical context.
- Former Cuban comrades cast doubts on
Kabila's rebel image
- By Jean Damu, Pacific News Service, 23 April 1997. New
book suggets Laurent Kabila, the likely successor to
Mobutu, was not a good leader at time when followers of
assassinated Patrice Lumumba were trying to overthrow
President Moishe Tshombe, and was considered little more
than a front man for western mining interests.