Belgium has returned a gold crowned tooth of Patrice Lumumba to his family. However, activists point out that there has been no accountability or justice for his brutal assassination following a western-backed coup in 1961
In the first episode of our new show, Dispatches from the Congo, we take a look the life and legacy of the iconic Patrice Lumumba on the anniversary of his martyrdom
On the 60th anniversary of his assassination, activists and researchers from across the African continent will discuss the legacy of Lumumba today
We talk to Kambale Musavuli, who explains the spirit behind Congo Week, the history of exploitation and violence against the people, and their inspiring fight-back.
The United States and Belgium led counter revolutionary forces carried out the assassination.