Democracy is more than voting and elections

Dec 9, 2011 Full story: In-depth Africa 7

'From Egypt to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the people are finding out that the entire process of voting and elections is stacked against change,' writes Horace Campbell.

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#1 Dec 11, 2011
Our country was in time of election, not in time of war.but why hiring many forces (soldiers) from differente countries??? If you suppose to be elected just be quiet, so what is the point of doing this??

Jacksonville, FL

#2 Dec 11, 2011
Congolese people are realy tired of fraud and corruption by the Kabila Rwandy and his click.How much are they going to still from this country before the they see the suffering of the people of congo?

Jacksonville, FL

#3 Dec 11, 2011
The international community has seen everything:fraud,irregularitie s and corruptions during the presidential election ,said the observation CARTER CENTER at the USA ambassy in Kinshasa.Kabila didin't win the elections but he will remain president against the will of 99% of congolese voters

Portage, MI

#4 Dec 11, 2011
Kabila cannot rule against people will, he should be ousted. As for the international community, there is not much they can do because they are impart responsible for most irregularities.

They are taking advantage of a poor leadership in the goverment by taking away minerals for free or in exchange with arms the governement uses to kill and intimidate congolese.

Congolese have one option, stand and fight for your right noone will give it to you for free. Kabila must go! Enough is enough.
more truth

Tallahassee, FL

#5 Dec 11, 2011
Democracy is difficult and it is not perfect, but it is better than many other forms of gov.

Taunton, UK

#6 Dec 11, 2011
All mobile phones, IPod and lap top smell Congolese blood.
We are tired of seeing our children, sisters, mothers and grand mother raped by external force placed in Congo by western country to fulfil their interest.
steve southrn africa

Cape Town, South Africa

#7 Dec 11, 2011
plz ubama and zuma stop want u are doing to congolese people.

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