This Week in the Great Lakes

1. UN Mission to the Congo launches new military mission against rebels; PR urges community to anticipate similar failures to previous military missions.

2. Burundi sugar industry collapsing, donors respond by providing management training for banana farmers.

3. For the first time, the Economist covers divisionism and repression in Rwanda; successfully continues to use over-stylized dichotomies to report on African politics.

4.  32 political parties officially registered for upcoming Burundais elections; excellent Central African pub trivia information.

5. RwandaAir thinks of expanding into the DRC; happy to send drunken Soviet pilots anywhere in the Great Lakes!


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