Congo Genocide

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The Democratic Republic of Congo can be found in Central Africa near Angola, Rwanda, and The Republic of Congo. Formally, The Democratic Republic of Congo was part of the Republic of Congo, which was originally a Belgian colony in 1908. After gaining independence in 1960, a nationalist movement formed during a time of crisis and Joseph Mobutu became president in a November 1965. During Mobutu’s thirty-five year presidency, many citizens from Rwanda arrived after the massacre of the Tutsi. The castaways that were pro-genocide reformed and in consequence began making attacks, and despite attempts to counter many residents’ lives were ended. The Congo, then Democratic Republic of Congo and Republic of Congo, entered its First War whereabouts
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