In this special issue of the LéO Africa Review, we turn the clock hand back to the 60s and explore the emergence of Lumumba on Congo’s political scene, his Pan-Africanism, his legacy—if any—and what lessons we can draw from this life that was tragically cut short at just 35.
Art imitates Life in Lumumba biopic
In Raoul Peck’s film, Lumumba encapsulates this tragic side of life, yet he also incarnates the triumph of the human spirit with his fighting spirit
To Avert the Next Crisis, We Need to Build Back Better
If the shackles of inaction continue to cripple the urgency towards climate action, the coronavirus pandemic could just have provided a temporary respite – a delay of an inevitable but equally deadly climate crisis
Humanity, however, is always ready to deal with short term, clear and present dangers like coronavirus and less able to tackle multi-decade problems like climate change. This has highly contributed to the different approaches to the two crises.
Dear lover, It’s barely been a week since this affection sparked. I’ve set my base in your lungs, veins, and duct; the future seems bright. You are an ocean that gives me buoyancy, racing through your bloodstreams.
Conversation: Industries and Ideas for the World Beyond Covid-19
On May 30 the LéO Africa Institute held the second of our four-part series of conversations on the region’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. The conversation featured Arnold Kwizera, Liz Muange and Daniel Bwambale