Message to the People of Congo on the commemoration of the Proclamation of the Republic, on November 28, 1958

Fellow Congolese People,  

This message is addressed to you, my Sisters, to you my Brothers, to All of you my dear Compatriots. All of Us we represent the entire People of Congo. 

Yes, we have been humiliated, denied our rights, starved, murdered, but, despite all of that, we are standing, proud and alive, with the indomitable will to get back on our feet, to recover, to rise from our ashes, and, all together, hand to hand, we will work to rebuild our beloved country.  Lire la suite