Saturday 1 September 2018


I heard a Congolese historian on the anniversary of independence tell a shocked BBC man that all the good things in the Congo were due to the Belgians.
'But you accept that the Belgians did not act from altruistic motives?' 
'I don't care what their motives were.'

1 comment:

  1. Would love to track down copy of that! It even surprises me. The stirrings of revisionist history are perhaps long overdue... and especially interesting if they come from inside Africa itself!