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When one has a purpose in life, he shall find the means to achieve it and will not lose time to dream. It requires determination. God is the only who knows the destiny of each individual, and we are very grateful to Him for creating me with a black skin, and having filled me with His Spirit of truth and judgement to avoid doubt and fear, which are the basis of all the troubles. This Spirit has lived throughout our research and training in general. That life has no draft. Our research was painful because it is comparable to the pilgrimage of Jews on their way to the Promised Land. The rains that fell on me are similar to the deluge. Without realising it, the distance I travelled across countries in search of knowledge before writing this book can be compared to a world tour on foot.

Writing a book is always the work of many hands and minds besides that of the authors. This book is dedicated to the Lord God, the Almighty source of all life. Special thanks to my lovely wife and children for their amazing contributions to make part of the hidden worlds visible to everyone.

Thanks to the brothers and sisters in the Lord for their prayers, to friends, and to the extended family, near and far, for their valuable contributions to make the hidden worlds possible.

Special thanks to Hannah Cordle, Ray Russell, Miles Cole, Sam Pochen, Wanza Maya, and Dr Milwood PhD., who have given me valuable suggestions throughout my book.

In particular, thanks to the Kongolese diaspora interviewed and authors for their copyrights.

To my uncles, it is time for me to say a big thank you.

To my parents, with regret, Marie Pady and Simon Ngangoma, who sowed joy but are not alive to reap the harvest. May their souls rest in eternal peace!

Vibrant tribute to all Kongolese heroes who died and continue to die for the nation: in memory of so many years we shared together in Kongo, we love and miss them deeply and will carry their spirit with us until the time we meet again.

Nov 30, 2012

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I dream one day we can all return from the diaspora to make our contribution to the edification of Kongo of 21th Century. Hamba Wanzola is a Dynamic Freelance Consultant in International Development Graduate in Human Resources (HND-1987); Qualified in Applied Economics (BSc-1990); Human Geography, Urban Planning & Environmental Policy- BA (Hon-1999), International Development Studies (MSc- 2002) at London South Bank University. Hamba Wanzola is a Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Science, at Western Advanced University (PhD- 2012). The author worked as HM Civil Servant for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs- Defra 1999-2007: Organic Farming, Sir Don Curry Delivery Private Office and Freedom of Information. He became Senator Barack Obama Campaign Foreign Policy’s Adviser (February-December 2008). Senior Administrative Officer for the Camden Council Social Services on maintaining Databases and publishing monthly and quarterly reports (2008). Trained on Management and Leadership, Teaching, Civil Law, Counselling, Governing Operators and trustees Co-trainer. Project Manager and Coordinator for three voluntary organisations dealing with the environmental issues in Kongo, supplementary school and sport accessibilities in UK. A Church’s Deacon and works in Retail sector. “I express the wish that this knowledge can be brought to development of Kongo which feels the more pressing need to use the talents of the best of her sons for his reconstruction.” Mathiew K, Mudingay, former Permanent Delegate of Zaïre to O.I.C “What astonishes me is that: Wanzola behaves differently from some Kongolese, who always like money…this is an incredible achievement, “ His Excellency Hassan Thassinda Uba-Thassinda.

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Part I      Life in the Village of Kinkosi

1. Kongo-Zaïre in context

2. Theories

3. Pre-colonial Historical Overview

3.1. Explorers’ Roles

4. The Code of Black (From 25 June 1694)

5. The Scramble for Africa and Kongo’s Basin under the Berlin Conference’s Blessing

6. The Berlin Conference (Briefing)

7. Postcolonial Strategies of Modernisation

7. 1. Work of Art

8. Belgium and the Belgian’s Government

Part II      Life in the City of Kinshasa

9. Metaphors of Mobutu’s Speech in New York in 1973

9.1. Heights of Mobutu’s Administration

9.2. Lows of Mobutu’s Regime

10. Understanding Kongolese (Consultations)

10.1. A Visit to Kinshasa

11. Today Playing’s Politics

12. Corruption, What Is It?

12. 1. Department for International Development (DFID)

12.2. Bindonism

12.3. Zaïrianisation

12.4. Main Causes of Proxy War in Kongo

13. Lack of Leadership

14. Company Machiavellian

14.1. Twenty-nine Strategies Used by Paul Kagame

14.2. Origin of Tutsis

14.3. Rwanda’s Project on Arivu-Moga

Part III      Life in the City of London

15. Race and Racism what is it?

16. Main Projects Conducted

17. Forty-eight Women Raped Every Hour

18. Pan-Africanism, Nationalism or Africa Apart

19. Democracy, General Elections, and CENI in the Dark Continent

20. Does Kongo Equal Ndata Sangu?

21. Deliver Us from the Evil (Solutions)

21.1. The Charter of Imperialism

Part IV      My Struggle, Worries, and Kongo’s Hidden Histories

22.   The International Communities (UN) and Their Satellites

22.1. Today’s Politicians

22.2. Multinational or Transnational Corporations (MNCs)

22.3. The International Monetary Fund (IMF)

22.4. The World Bank Model

22.5. The Group of Eight (G8)

22.6 The Franco phony (France-Africa)

22.7. Capitalism, Imperialism, and Neo-colonialism

22.8. How to Build a Better World through

23. The Human Geopolitics and What People Think

24. The Geography of Minorities

24.1. Sort of the Land of Our Ancestors as They Say

25. Kongolese Empowerment

26. The Wrath of God against Sin

Conclusion and Final Remarks





In my opinion, the rights of the man consist in the authorisation to take possession of all that is unoccupied and to defend all that has been so acquired—Moser 1790, in Friedrich Meinecke’s Historicism: the rise of new historical outlook 1972: 285. The earth is effect one world, in which empty, uninhibited species virtually do not exist, just as none of us is outside or beyond geography, none of us is completely free from the struggle over human geography, that is complex and interesting because it is not only about soldiers and tanks, but also about ideas, about forms, about images and imaginings—(Said, Culture and imperialism, 1993, 7). In our extensive research at the Royal Geographical Society (RGS) in 2010, we came across several maps: Nova Tovius Terrarum Orbis Tabvla (Map) by Joan Blaew of Amsterdam 1050 presented by the RGS-Lord Gen Sir Arthur in 1920, Jesuit map, but the Jewish Catalonian Spain’s Map (Mallorca) in 1473 /75 was the most important and the starting point of the Contemporary World. All countries across the world were equally in terms of legacy and power in 15th Century. America was not on this map because it was not yet discovered by Christopher Columbus until 1492. We explored so many pictures taken from Kongo and kept for about 80 years untouched. This is obviously known that colonisation was the barrier to the development and the main cause of under development in Africa as a whole. The book examines the origin of the word Africa by European’s explorers. I think therefore I am, says Descartes. We will ask the following questions: What an African thinks about it, what impact is going to cause to billions of Africans and what is the alternative to reverse the tendencies? Why Kongo is too poor and for so long Kongolese is powerless to decide for their destiny? It was a bright idea to promote the philosophy of authenticity, based on a blind return to the past after a brilliant Mobutu’s speech at the United Nations on 4th October 1973. Why Kongo became Zaïre and Leopold-Ville became Kinshasa, and the names of other towns in Zaïre changed into authentic names. Zaïreans took authentic names to promote their identity? And most African’s countries followed. How an African thinks of scramble for Kongo and Africa’s map? In this book however, the author wants to develop this sub-continent, if not forgotten and hidden, then it is non-existent and give new hope in relation to Kongolese’s Diaspora, especially if we know that Africans have already led international organisations such as the United Nations (UN) and UNESCO and even see a black president leads the United States of America, but the continent remains in absolute poverty if not darkness. Despite many treasures she packed according to this physical map with the King Moussa-Sub-Saharan Africa holding gold in his right hand (1473) which symbolised the richest most world’s region today. This book will examine the impact of colonialism, post and neo-colonialism if not the imperialism via Louis XIV Code of Black. The impact of the Berlin Conference and the UN, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other Multinational Corporations (MNCs), including hunger, debts, and war will be critically examined linked to 29 Rwandan strategies and 28 article of the imperialism charter via the Foreign Policy. We will also deeply look how the country that had before independence with GDP superior to South Africa and Canada with $1 million dollars per day of Gecamines daily production. What went wrong to date and why? The study explains this by combining my three worlds: live in the village where I grew up, live in the city and finally a journey abroad where we have found other hidden worlds. Each world introduces one section with a set of chapters’ with unequal length. Then to try to compare to geopolitics, geography of minorities, free trade, psychological and foreign policies applied vis-à—vis to Africa and Kongo. Human Geography should be explained how leaders represent our people, How geography is a range of all this in order the government and business can take action and improve people conditions of life through these twelve aspects in this book. Are we wise or more corrupt compared to other continents/ nations/ race/ culture? Why Mobutu’s plan failed? My people perish of lack of knowledge? Who’s to blame? Up to you to explore the hidden worlds! Another question to be asked is whether it would be possible to find some solutions outside the International Community’s framework based on its own cultural custom or could Kongo finds its own ways of solving global issues within globalisation and Round Table’s System?


When one has a purpose in life, he shall find the means to achieve it and will not lose time to dream. It requires determination. God is the only who knows the destiny of each individual, and we are very grateful to Him for creating me with a black skin, and having filled me with His Spirit of truth and judgement to avoid doubt and fear, which are the basis of all the troubles. This Spirit has lived throughout our research and training in general. That life has no draft. Our research was painful because it is comparable to the pilgrimage of Jews on their way to the Promised Land. The rains that fell on me are similar to the deluge. Without realising it, the distance I travelled across countries in search of knowledge before writing this book can be compared to a world tour on foot.

Writing a book is always the work of many hands and minds besides that of the author’s. This book is dedicated to the Lord God, the Almighty—source of all life. Special thanks to my lovely wife and children for their amazing contributions to make part of the hidden worlds visible to everyone.

Thanks to the brothers and sisters in the Lord for their prayers, to friends, and to the extended family, near and far, for their valuable contributions to make the hidden worlds possible.

Special thanks to Hannah Cordle, Ray Russell, Miles Cole, Sam Pochen, Wanza Maya, Brush Oulai and Dr Milwood PhD., who have given me valuable suggestions throughout my book.

In particular, thanks to the ‘Kongolese diaspora’ interviewed and authors for their copyrights.

To my uncles, it is time for me to say a big thank you.

To my parents, with regret, Marie Pady and Simon Ngangoma, who sowed joy but are not alive to reap the harvest. May their souls rest in eternal peace!

Vibrant tribute to all Kongolese heroes who died and continue to die for the nation: in memory of so many years we shared together in Kongo, we love and miss them deeply and will carry their spirit with us until the time we meet again.

A big thank you to Xlibris Team for making this possible.

Hamba Wanzola


How many millions of Kongolese would you like to be killed in the genocide in the Democratic Republic of Kongo if the size already reaches the entire population of the state of Texas or the city of Liverpool? Why an absolute silence from the International Community and the Western mainstream Media? I first want pay readers attention that I prefer to write the name of the country according to time and space. Congo with C was changed by the Belgian. The name Kongo with K means God in Kikongo’s Language spoken in Bas-Kongo and Bandundu’s provinces, so in this book I prefer to use Congo with K. This is why in the Kingdom of Kongo; the church was called Bundu means heart, tough Bundu Dia Kongo: the Heart of God. Then after Zaïre, according to explorers just means Nzadi which means river and Diego Cao, the Portuguese exploratory had written Zaïre. Kongo is a true Divine Mystery of God, not only the heart of Africa and the world, alarmingly, too the Heart of God. This is also justified by a stone posed by Cocklat and Stanley in 1883 in Bokilimba’s village near Mbandaka, province of Equateur in North Kongo illustrating 0.18 degree where the sun pass by. If you push archaeological research, then you will agree with me that the world begins perhaps in the Kongo and everyone will influence the Kongo and vice-versa. I have got a story to tell as well as helping Kongo to solve their problems which reach the global level. Policies, strategies and practices that affect Kongolese have been proposed to the world. The Kongolese prefer Kongo or Zaïre and not the Democratic Republic of Congo because of bad memories and not respect of democracy in question, there are uncontrollable genocides and atrocious as those in the country cannot claim they deprive the right to do so. The word kongo in small letter is in Lingala’s Language describes a tool of domestic work to plow fields by hand.

The hidden worlds starts by quoting Bruce W. Jentlerson (2004) in his book American Foreign Policy on pages 150-151: Mea culpa, in retrospect by Robert Mc Namara, US Defence Secretary under Presidents John Kennedy and Jonhson. The US had turbulence decades 1960-70s and 80s. We underestimated the power of nationalism to motivate a people (eg. Vietnam War 1960) to fight and die for their believe and values. Our misjudgements of friend and foe alike reflected our profound ignorance of history, culture and politics of the people in the area and the personality and habits of their leaders. We failed then, as we have since-to recognise the limitations of modern, high technology military equipment, forces and doctrine in confronting unconventional, highly motivated people movements. We failed to draw concern and discussion and debate of the pros and cons of the large scale—US military involvement in Southern Asia before we initiate the action. Underlying many of these errors lay our future to organise the top echelons of executive much to deal with extraordinary complex range of political and military issues involving the guards risks and costs—including above all else loss of life. McNamara was not the only high level government official to express such doubt about Vietnam. We think you have already, rarely or fully heard about this topic before, read from research of some well-known writers on the geopolitics and foreign policy, you may know it and see the horrific images on the same subjects. The world is now compared to a small village. Something happens in one corner of Nyang’oma Kogelo in Kenya is following in the next ten minutes across the five continents through the internet, television and other social means of media. Children are the most targeted viewers of when it is going bad. Bad news is broadcasted faster than Good News (Gospel). Seating down in the living room watching television news, 70% of the news breaking through our mind is bad news: about murdering, raping, accident’s crash, gangsters, pornography, terrorism, war and so forth. Today’s children need the truth and have the right to know what is going on somewhere. Covering the truth as a taboo will not prevent us from evil. We deeply understand threat version seems true, authentic and continues to flow of ink. Desmond Tutu, the Nobel Peace Prize says that: must be crazy not to worry about what happens in Kongo. The crux of the conflict is the Raw Materials as in the colonial times; the Colonial Powers grabbed resources from colonies (peripheries) to develop the metropolitans (centres). As it has been said undress St Peter to dress St Paul. Nothing changed. It is the same car that they just changed tyres or colour, says Bernadin Mungulu Diaka, former Minister in Zaïre. They are just twisting and increasing strategies to continually getting easily and for free to accumulate capitals towards the principles of Capitalism. As a consequence, this has put us in permanent complex multifaceted conflicts and hard to get out. This is the Africa World War where Kongo-Zaïre is fighting with the whole world. Let’s us illustrate the reaction of Savior Mwamba, Development Activist from Zambia who echoed what Elmar Brok, EPP Foreign Affairs Committee in European Parliament said: we will have to discuss the possibilities to use military forces to protect trade route and secure our access to raw materials. Forcing increased global competition. The EU developed an initiative to secure access to raw materials around the world. This such strategy could change the structure of Human, Social and Cultural Geography and the map of a country even that country speaks one language and has one ethnic’s group. In my wisdom’s language, there is an expression saying that: if you see a chick fills the pot, then his mother is at the bottom of the pot. It simply means that Belgium and Rwanda is the chick and the United Nations (UN), EU and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) and other Super Power countries and organisations is their mother. NATO is an international organisation composed of the United States of America (USA), Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Britain and a number of European countries: established by the North Atlantic Treaty (1949) for the purposes of collective security following the World War II. Both points will be analysed in details in the International organisation’s issues. One colonised (1908 to 1960) and another re-colonising the Kongo-Zaïre (1969-to date) under the ordinance N069-096 of 8 May 1969 of Barthelemie Bisengimana Rwema, the unknown imposed to appoint him as Director of the former President Mobutu Sese Seko. Although the European Commission argues that the raw materials are essentials and vital to develop the European future industrials competitiveness, Tradecraft believes the trade policies accompanying the initiative could further impoverish poor countries in general and the Kongo-Zaïre in particular and pose a serious risk to the environment. Kongo-Zaïre is a Divine Mystery. It is the heart and the spirit of the whole continent of Africa according to the Africa’s map. Physically speaking, the heart has always been housed in a body and the mind takes from anything’s body. If Africa is a body for the Kongo-Zaïre, then the body can change shapes as our positions to buckle its external environment. This reminds us of the magic and prophetic phrase of Franz Fanon that Africa has shaped of a gun, which the trigger is Kongo-Zaïre. But we can physically extrapolate further that, Africa is a solid pillar covering his shoulders in Europe and parts of Asia on her horn. The day Africa feels the pressure of globalisation and the weights of countries above, then it will change the position and it will be the irreversibility of history: Code of Black by the King Louis XIV of France (today Nicola Sarkozy) and the Berlin Conference will be reversible, but depending on Africans and Kongolese determination to do so. Everyone knows the history of Africa’s pre-colonial; the way Africa was colonialised in giving the examples of individual countries and the impact of the post-colonialisation nowadays. The question to be asked is that when our children living in the West will be learnt Africa’s history from the root in order to get the whole picture of Africa because Black History is just a tiny picture of Afro-American figures. Many people say that good and evil give a certain harmony to the world to work smoothly. We reserve ourselves to give an opinion and to comment on it. We would simply like to say that we want a balance. We are for those who do well and not contributing just to do dogging stuffs that they commit by ignorance and greed. Because the period we live, human always wants to do evil. How do you take drastic measures to those people who lack the resources to cope with life? We say this because the practice of the Berlin strategy, the outcome is chaotic and shameful; the Western Leaders continue to make the noise in Africa. Here the universal declaration of Otto Von Bismarck is continually applicable today. Colonisation and slavery are both obviously in operation in different models across the world if you listen to the above EU declaration. This point will be expanded in more details when we will analyse the Berlin Conference’s impact and consequences under the new strategies of what is going around, coming around. We do not end this point without recalling the historical speech (Speech of 20th Century) of President Mobutu Sese Seko on 4th October 1973 in New York that: "I spoke at length of Africa to denounce injustice committed by the rich countries to poor countries. For some, it was all said and others nothing to say. I said that we cannot be beholden to the great power that header racism because of their alliances. I suggested a revision of the Charter of the UN, to fit the current situations of the world, taking particular account of the representation of the African’s continent and also because of the losers of yesterday have become in turn the great powers of today and the declaration of the organisation shall be applied by all its members alike. Where are we now?

The smart objectives (learning outcomes) of this book is to identify the key historical facts and to be able to explain to peers; increasing their ability to demonstrate twelve metaphors are appropriate facts (evidence) and vivid approach to rediscovering the hidden worlds and be able to influence public awareness from your feet for a radical U-turn. Public opinion will give valuable and complimentary contribution to hidden worlds. This patriotisms awakening to heckle what Jesus says: I am the way, the truth and the the life… it is a broad subject; therefore I am going to pinpoint the key areas of the subject.

Readers will gain a clear understanding of domestic and international politics and will study organisations such as the International Communities and its satellites vis-a-vis to Kongo-Zaïre. This will help to equip you with a solid understanding of the issues involved in international relations and the significance of foreign policy that I went through. Politics courses focus on the theory and application of politics, and integrate economic, historical, philosophical and sociological arguments to the debate. You will learn about different political systems and how to interpret political issues and current events going on in Africa. Readers will also acquire many useful transferable skills including the ability to research, improve existing skills and examine information thoroughly, critically analyse evidence and construct coherent arguments in order to present your own strong and cohesive point of view. A major feature of hidden worlds is the excellent written and debate skills you will develop later on. The Columbia’s Encyclopaedia defines geopolitics as a method of political analysis, popular in Central Europe during the first half of the 20th Century, which emphasised the role played by geography in international relations. Geopolitical theorists stress that natural political boundaries and access to important waterways are vital to a nation’s survival. The term was first used (1916) by Rudolf Kjeflen, a Swedish political scientist, and was later borrowed by Karl Haushofer, a German geographer and follower of Friedrich Ratzel. Haushofer founded (1922) the Institute of Geopolitics in Munich, from which he proceeded to publicise geopolitical ideas, including Sir Walford J. Mackinder’s theory of European heartland central to world domination. Haushofer’s writings found favour with the Nazi’s leadership, and his ideas were used to justify German’s expansion during the Nazi’s era. Many expansionist justifications, including the American manifest destiny as well as the German Lebensraum, are based on geopolitical considerations. Geopolitics is different from political geography, a branch of human geography concerned with the relationship between politics and the environment. The study of geographic influences on power relationships in international politics explains that the geopolitical theorists have sought to demonstrate the importance in the determination of foreign policies of considerations such as the acquisition of natural boundaries, access to important sea routes, and the control of strategically important land areas. The term was first employed in the early 20th Century by the Swedish political scientist Rudolph Kjellén (1864-1922). Geopolitical factors have become less significant in the foreign policies of states because of improvements in communications and transportation.

Geopolitics, from Greek Γη (earth) and Πολιτική (politics) in broad terms, is a theory within the International Relations and describes the relation between politics and territories. It comprises the art and practice of analysing, proscribing, forecasting, and the using of political power over a given territory. Specifically, is a method of foreign policy analysis, which seeks to understand, explain and predict international political behaviour primarily in terms of geographical variables? Those geographical variables generally are: geographic location of the country in question, size of the countries involved, climate of the region the countries are in, topography of the region, demography, and natural resources available in the territory, technological development.

Traditionally, the term has applied primarily to the impact of geography on politics, but its usage has evolved over the past century to encompass wider connotations. The end of the Cold War switched the focus from a geopolitical equilibrium, or balance of power, to the study of the geographies of political power arising from a flexible hierarchy of states, together with one super-power. Some underline the importance of location in the ability of states to compete in the world economy; for example, the decline of the Soviet Union in its later stages has been ascribed to its more peripheral location; currently Russia’s ‘New Right’ propose the ‘Eurasian Idea’, the view that, because of its location with regard to both Europe and Asia, Russia should follow a path separate from both. Geopolitics from the perspective of geopolitical economy argues that the dynamics of the global economy, as well as political processes, currently shape the world order; for example, it is argued that globalisation and currency unions, such as the Eurozone, weaken the power of the nation-state and ‘a whole range of [a state’s] trade, environmental and welfare policies must now conform to global norms’ (J. Agnew 1998). In our humble opinion, Racism and Imperialism courses remind us that, the geopolitics is not parallel to the Cold War’s objectives. Both are embedded and linked to the main stream of imperialism as continuity in modern politics’ realms to become the only one global dominance: the USA and its allies. The geopolitics becomes a mean of analysing political changes across the world such as supporting the geography of minorities, spy, war and dictatorship in power. I come from human geography, environment and social sciences’ background, death in the soul if I do not academically analyse spatial politics in my time. It is too much power as referees on the football’s pitch, then they will do intentionally use force as Hitler with his doctrine (NAZI) holding that the geographic, economic, and political needs of Germany justified its invasion and seizure of other lands. This point is expanded in theories section. What are your opinions about world’s chaos on the impact of foreign policy as described above? Do you agree or disagree? In spring 2001, the electronics and mobile telecommunication’s industries were suddenly approached by journalists asking what they intended to do about the fact that their products were fuelling a bloody war and destroying endangered wildlife in Kongo. Industry representatives found they say themselves scrambling to limit the potential public relations fallout from an issue that totally blindsided them (Silva, 2001) from Karen Hayes & Richard Burge Coltan report.

The purpose of the hidden worlds has diverse aspects as you can imagine its complexity. A young English’s girl: Chloe Thomas asked me what made you write this book and why? My answer was that: I have seen and learnt a lot about societies, culture’s communities and geography of minorities. I have lived three different worlds as anybody else can compare to their own. I asked so many questions what is going on in Kongo and why? What happening in Kongo and how to get out of it? I travelled a lot across the world from April 2001 to date. I consulted so many ordinary people from different backgrounds. In fact, I personally began to get tired of what’s going very badly in Kongo year after year with a hope that next year it will be okay. We advocated for lobbying at the campaigns, press releases, contacts some political and religious leaders in Kongo and in the West, etc. With only one real message the freedom of Kongo, but not any change. I started by hosting same presentations at universities, colleges and the local organisation they pretend to know nothing of those happening in Kongo. I observed insects (bees and ants) and shopper’s behaviour in stores. I worked with high profile people for about fourteen years in Kongo and in Britain, and knew what they are capable with. I had diverse backgrounds in life and this is a powerful and significant way of communicating this tragedy under freedom of expression in Britain and try to prepare the mind of million around the world to be aware of. When I say something, people consider, appreciate and some write down. Therefore, findings show injustice, because rules made by leaders are not following accordingly. This can create a moral message to how Kongo-Zaïre can be liberated by Kongolese as well as Africa by Africans themselves. They are not an alternative ways to sort this out. Let us share the view of Thassinda Uba Thassinda, former Journalist and Minister of Cooperation of Kongo (1999-2001) and President Candidate to general election (2006) who says that: Kongo is my home and Africa is my village. Mudu manu, says in my mother’s wisdom, which means human is land or country. Without it you will go nowhere and you are nothing in life. Kongolese without Kongo is like a zebra without stripes. Above all, the landlord (house’s owner) is the only person who cares more about households and their belongings than someone else. To comprehend what happening in Kongo-Zaïre, you need to apply it in the context of the house you bought and someone else wants to snatch it from you for ever. Where are you going to live with your children because you are going to lose everything? Are you going to accept to become an eternal homeless or are you going to fight back against your aggressor to win your house first then sick legal actions later? Seeing your own wife and girls raped by fifteen soldiers on your watch what image you are placing in your mind right now? 8 of 10 European consulted said that Kongolese are the only responsible to fight back to end this. Is that true if the conflict is proxy? But what we do not understand is that, Kongo is kept like a scape goat which is suppressed by the whole world that everybody wants to know why? Elsewhere we see the Arabs and Russians who have their family owned oil’ site, but in Kongo it is not the case. During the colonial era, even diamond was strictly forbidden to exploit, it was a kind of a taboo: Kongolese cannot be in possession of diamond (the Blood Diamond film in Sierra Leone clearly explained this). For example, my uncle Kimona Mambu was arrested and imprisoned in 1961 for possessing a packet of match filled with carats of diamond. People say that Kongoles’s people are not clever. They have more than half of the chemist periodical table’s elements, but lacking knowledge to extract and process them all in the country. It could be true or false. True, because the world of thoughts remains powerful as in 1980’s my lecturer told the class that ‘psychology rules the world. How? By manipulating ideas and turning fiction into reality! False, oil sites built in Africa was not build by their own, but by interested corporations to exploit through contracts. For Kongo there is always pretext: Oil of Moanda in Kongo is exploited by a foreign corporation under pretext that the content is stronger tenor to be processed in Kongo. To avoid damaging tools, a pretext is that Moanda’s oil is taken away at crude stage and come back as finished products very expensive to afford and this is common in every product exported from Kongo. So the government is powerless to review the contract in order oil can be processed and redistributed in the country first, and then export to save the economy. This is just one example, but generally, Kongo has an extravert economy, which means that all items are made abroad and imported from the West and there is not a mechanism to influence to process everything nationally and export as finished products. Have you seen any banana in Tesco or other supermarket chains in London made from Kongo? Again, there is a pretext; the hygiene is not monitored so some Kongo’s products cannot enter Britain (EU) while we have so many rotten consumable’s products grown organically and healthy for people. We will come back later to experience organic foods in Kongo. Have you seen Kongo’s minerals strict to enter the EU? Having said that the country process some products in the country, which need raw materials abroad without best practice across provinces to see how companies can compete between then in terms of performances. African’s leaders seem to create poverty, war, famine, corruption, death, debt, geography of minorities, under development, dictatorship, etc (see front page) as political tools this is why Africa is generally under develop and experiencing the same problems and remains in perpetual economic colony for the Centre because they keep believing that they are inferior to the leaders in the West (Rev Dr Millwood’s email, Jan 2012). I was surprised to see Henriette Ekwe Ebongo, a journalist and publisher of Bebela a weekly independent newspaper and a founding member of Transparency International in Cameroon, made that point (7 March 2011) at a roundtable discussion at the U.S. Department of State. Ekwe was in Washington to be honoured at the 2011 International Women of Courage Awards. She combatted over independence and democracy under roundtable. This means I am not the first person to search over a similar subject. So many Americans, British and other global peers wrote terrible stories on the unforgotten world that you can find out in allthings Please see the following paragraphs from our hero Keith Harmon Snow, a journalist and photographer whose dispatches on war in Africa and disinformation in America won: two Project Censored awards in. According to Keith Harmon Snow,: an appropriate subtitle for this update on war and propaganda is this: How the despair and death of millions in Africa is daily determined by the lifestyle of ordinary Americans, in small town USA, with nary a word of truth in the US press, if anything at all, and why most of us know nothing about it, and do nothing to stop it when we do know. Dissent is intolerable to those who have something to hide, and so the discussion about terrorism in Africa remains proscribed by academia, the media, and other institutions of American empire. Africa is off the agenda. People are getting away with murder, because they know they can, and the media doesn’t report it. Indeed, they cover it up. Since 1998 and the number of dead in Democratic Republic of Kongo exceeds four million. No one in the international community is talking about it. No one is listening. Torture is commonplace. Refugees have been massacred. Innocent men, women and children have been slaughtered. Civil society is under attack. Children have been forcibly recruited as soldiers. Government is sowing terror. Government is getting away with murder, mutilation and massive rape. In 1990, the current President of Rwanda, General Paul Kagame—returned from training at the U.S. Army’s Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to lead the first U.S. supported invasion of Rwanda by the army of the Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF). Kagame is identified with the Tutsi tribe, but this is a meaningless social construction serving the western media theme of African conflicts by African people (a.k.a. tribalism, yet again). When the plane carrying the Hutu president of Rwanda and Burundi was shot down over the Rwandan capital on April 6, 1994, all hell broke loose. Under cover of the genocide—and a total U.S. media propaganda blitz—Kagame and the RPF invaded and secured Rwanda. Hundreds of thousands of killings attributed to the genocide were committed by RPF forces in 1994. The killings spread to Kongo. With total U.S. military support, the RPF has committed countless crimes against humanity. Albright, Clinton, Bush Jr, the national security apparatus—all had extensive knowledge prior to April 1994 about the Machiavelist’s plan to exterminate their enemies. The U.S. did not merely let the genocide happen, they assisted. Zaïre was invaded in August 1996, immediately after Paul Kagame visited the Pentagon to check his battle plans, and following George H.W. Bush’s telephone call to his long-time partner-in-crime Mobutu Sese Seko, Bush was securing the mining interests of his Barrick Gold Corporation, and those of his Swedish comrade Adolph Lundin. Washington’s MPRI mercenary firm and a handful of Israeli military experts —advised the invading rebel forces. All hell broke loose, again. The second U.S. supported invasion of Kongo began in 1998. The International Rescue Committee and the National Academy of Sciences independently determined that some 3.5 million people died in Kongo between August 1998 and June 2001. The counting stopped there, but the killing didn’t. The U.S. is the leading arms dealer in central Africa. By 1995, Halliburton subsidiary Brown and Root was setting up military bases in Rwanda. Back in the U.S. Jean Raymond Bouelle was setting up America Mineral Fields Corporation in Hope, Arkansas, signing mining contracts in Kongo and Sierra Leone. U.S. Special Forces assisted the RPF and UPDF, and their Kongolese allies in the U.S. proxy wars in Kongo. The Bouelle companies continue to pillage Africa under cover of war and executive privilege. The U.S. provided military support and training for all sides under International Military Education and Training, Joint Combined Exchange Training and the Africa Crisis Response Initiative. These programs involve psychological operations, tortures, massacres and disappearing as standard operating procedure. The anti-genocide continues. April 2003, the eastern Kongo city of Bunia was devastated by RPF military operations. Tribal tensions have been inflamed by RPF, UPDF and certainly by U.S. Special Forces. Massacres of hundreds of people have lasted days at a time. Civilians have been herded into houses and set on fire. George. Barrick Gold runs a concession at the nearby Kilo-Moto goldfields. Paul Kagame was received at the White House on 3rd March 2003. He later spoke at the James Baker Institute, in Houston, where he met with his patron, George H.W. Bush.

The Kongolese people daily die due to the complete breakdown of everything—while organised crime, sexual slavery and extortion proliferate. The Eastern Kongo has been absolutely, and unfathomably, ravaged. Malnutrition affects some 16 million people in Kongo where, on average, some 2600 people have died every day of the war. It is protracted, horrible, unnecessary and stoppable. Ditto for Sierra Leone, Liberia, Angola and Sudan. The American way of life is intimately connected with war-as-cover for Africa’s petroleum, copper, manganese, uranium, gold, tin, bauxite, timber and water. Some 80% of world supplies of cobalt and Colombo-tantalite (coltan) are found in Kongo. Cobalt is the big story, never reported, stockpiled by the Defense Logistics Agency, elemental to the super alloys of the nuclear weapons complex. Coltan is essential for cell phones, play stations and computers. Africa’s diamonds are sold on Main Street, USA. Every diamond is a blood diamond. The New Yorker, the Atlantic Monthly, the New York Times all manufactures the disinformation. Writers and academics like Philip Gourevitch, Christopher Hitchens, Mahmood Mamdani and 2003 Pulitzer winner Samantha Power—the benefited experts on the genocide in Rwanda—have covered these stories up. Indeed, ostensible exposes surfaced on 6 June 2003, in the New York Times and other newspapers, and have run repeatedly on National Public Radio—an emerging propaganda campaign designed to legitimate the international mining cartels. Even the peace and justice community has dismissed the Kongo and Africa more broadly. People don’t hesitate to take action to try to stop war in Iraq. We struggle with the Palestinians. Our witnesses for peace frequent Latin America. Our conferences and workshops proliferate and, more often than not, Africa is entirely off the agenda. Worse still, the excuses abound. Meanwhile, the refugees and political dissidents are all around us. Africa suffers in silence. It is the legacy of our lifestyle and the intention of empire. It is depopulation, by design"

Hidden worlds deeply examine so many interesting issues of the momentum in clear and simplified way, to help readers understand where we came from, where we are and where we are going to. 96% of Kongolese are excluded from the process of the wealth of their country. Money from sales of our raw materials to the world is kept in the Western banks and nothing is coming back for re-investing in other sectors. 4% is for the elites who control all the benefit on behalf of their masters. Who is a Good Samaritan who can fight this scourge in Kongo if not God? We believe that excluding a handful of people in development process and create the geography of minorities otherwise would not exist. But for the case of Kongo is the reverse the majority is excluded to the detriment of the minority. Is it possible that this happening elsewhere? How are they able to maintain this practice as a normal lifestyle for a long time without the international community to intervene? What is the role of the media that make us lessons? We do not say that all media are corrupt for not broadcasting over the situation in Kongo. What we are trying to say is that the media was aware in everything (with evidence) but why this dead silence. Similarly, so many United Nations reports over looting raw materials, raping women, genocide, etc without any sanctions against those who encouraging this. We have seen so many leaders sent to La Haye (CPI) but for Kongo everyone is blind to see and death to hear all these atrocities, which are verifiable. Listening the pain and the tears of children like that wiping on the corpse of his father killed in section Kongo equals Ndata Nsangu (the famous story of Africa that is explained in election section in part four). Listening these tears we assure the future generation from weep no more because we want to fight for them. Above all it is important to identify the enemies, know their strategies and implement a framework capable to face theirs. If readers will join us as a single from home continent or a world apart that act in the fear of very high, because God has allowed us to give us the provision to go through Isaiah 8: 23. Instead of just making the statements that qualify vein, I would have preferred to give a complete picture of the Kongolese’s problem for 52 years so that generations to reflect and learn something that no one ever taken away from them because it will become part of their identity. Having said that, I share article 64 of the constitution of Kongo, which stipules that: all Kongolese have the duty to defeat any individual or group of individuals who took power by force or who exercise in violation of the constitution. Therefore, the general election of 28 November 2011 had accelerated and motivated the hidden worlds to be published. Kongolese within the country and abroad are now mobilised, organised and united as one person with one aim to achieve and one objective of freedom, then to promote cultural values and heritage because heritage is linked to God given: a country. In this book, I would like to give a new hope to current Kongolese and those generations to come to benefit and not to financials interests for a group of people and MNCs. The purpose includes: a mega mystery of God that the notion of nationalism cannot be applied with any country in the world, says Kwebe Kimpele, famous Kongolese former’s journalist. Why? He gave one example, where a Treasurer Minister cannot sign an exoneration of 2 billion Kongolese currencies for a Tutsi business man for custom who begged him for about 2 months to pay half of the amount. Finally, he trapped the minister by coming with her daughter of 16 year old from school into the cabinet’s office around 5 pm so what please can I leave my beautiful daughter for a few minutes, I am going to collect her brother from another school so I am coming to collect her. The Minister said this is no problem I will take care of her. On their return two hours later, the exoneration was fully signed with half billion as the girl under age was half-naked and had sex with the minister. Is that what you call Kongolese as nationalists? This example is unique for Kongo and cannot be applied elsewhere. To some extend Kongolese’s leaders save their families and money abroad and buy big houses abroad that the Western leaders cannot do the opposite.

Investigating the historical and geographical facts of human on the Planet Earth and identify secret geopolitics’ agendas, then establish an academic theoretical framework to university students in different subjects: Human Geography, International Development, Economics, International Relations, Foreign Policy and other social and environmental sciences, lecturers and researchers link across the world, including Africa’s Diaspora and world leaders of opinions, those in power and those who have aspiration to become a prince, and those who adore mobiles, iPhones, laptops and computers, those who use airplanes, international institutions to recall their historical (time) and geographical (space) heritage from this research (the starting point of the world’s map) from the Royal Geographical Society in 2010 and apply them in the context of Africa’s countries and link to the current geopolitics and the International Foreign Policy Structure, which affect in the psychological and attitude of many Africans and Kongolese and made them silence and bow knees. A cure to break their silence will be suggested: what Kongolese and Africans young people think about the Dark Continent if all countries used to be equal from the starting point (1473)? Geography played and being played a significant role in the world history. For example, the Berlin Conference applied geographers to resolve their colonial rules. It is hard talk, but it is the truth of our findings of this research that other Kongolese can extrapolate to bring other sources of information on Kongo.

The purpose includes the following 12 points:

1.   An attempt to disentangle hermetic barriers made by the world decision maker’s (World pass and current leaders) in producing social inefficiency in the peripheries for economic efficiency or prosperity in the Centre. Therefore, to see why the Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and Kongo still underdeveloped, unstable, and insecure and hopelessness if we know that in 1473 the region represented the world wealthiest continent on Earth and in November 2010, Kongo-Zaïre alone had $24 trillion potential minerals wealth. Does it because of culture, lack of knowledge, corruption, debt, black skin, poverty, conflict, brain wash, colonisation and neo-colonisation and capitalism way production (Imperialism), which rising poverty, the expectancy falling and global trade dropped considerably by two-third in the past 32 years. This is unjust if its potential is crucial for the Kongo-Zaïre’s interests.

To deeply examine these three reflex based on race and slavery: Code noir (Black Code) was a decree passed by France King’s Louis XIV in 1685 (today Nicola Sarkozy) and two hundred years later the Berlin Conference (BC) of 1885 with Otto Bismarck, German Chancellor (today Angel Merkel); these scrambled of Kongo and Africa and the 29 strategies of Paul Kagame Rwanda’s president to occupy the big Kongo-Zaïre that whole world keep quiet in plot involving a large allied and cannot see. and above all to compare to its substitutes today—the Group of Eight (G8). The epoch of Leopold II, King of Belgium’s rules (today Louis Michel). Therefore, Kongo is by ricochet or invisibly engulfed and swallowed by Rwanda and Britain. A review is needed for the contemporary world.

To compare three ways of live and their expectations, debates and perspectives in my life’s time and introduction to each section. Therefore, I will leave this to your better judgement to come forward with additional and constructive ideas of your own world’s experience.

The violence on women and children? The war imposed, everyone says nothing: Western Media, leaders and the International Community. Why noir (black) silence? Does the United Nations (UN) and the Permanent Court of International Justice did not do enough? If yes why not? How do we tackle the world hunger?

To assess how the Christianity’s World leading the world with or without the anointed Christ if we know that the Bible is the way forward for the world’s nations. President Barack Obama sworn with Abraham Lincoln’s Bible. Was that a psychological spirituality’s perception of Christianity’s faith or the opposite? Salvation and glory and power belong to our Maker for His judgment is true and righteous (Revelations 19:1). Is it any other bible contradicts the Word of God? We will find out in this book the Christianity’s extremism!

To critically analyse the geopolitical perestroika black’s box as a process of democratisation; conflict on one side [Rwanda/ Kongo], with example of Iraq v Kuwait, China/ Hong Kong, decline of Rumanian and reconciliation on another side the collapse of East and West Germany Berlin’s Wall in 1989 and abolition of Apartheid in South Africa.

To look at my agendas with world leaders and the International communities (UN, G8, IMF, World Bank, DFID, Franco phony) to try to propose resolution of the matter within the last twenty years of fights, with respect to the Kongo under-development, settlement re-colonisation, exploitation and punishment in relation to current signs and accomplishment of prophecies.

To correctly analyse the impact of the former president Mobutu’s speech of 1973, the outcome to develop under Mobutu’s plan and what need to be delivered beyond Mobutu from this brilliant historical speech? To keep reminding the world leaders to review this speech and put into practice as a matter of priority to disentangle African country’s issues (case of Kongo-Zaïre, Libya and Cote D’Ivoire is a huge gaffe), because they were heavily applauded the speech from a radical change and not a dead letter to keep in their drawers. Although Mobutu was a dictator, his Legacy had played an effective role for Africans and Africa. This speech had released many countries under Portuguese and British Colonials powers that he called violence, settlement and humiliation. It may be an idea to complete what the UN seems unaware for the benefit of youth, hope of tomorrow and considers itself the geopolitics of our modern foreign policy with the concerned world regions. Mobutu’s speech will come over and over in this book.

The computer is accessible to all, dominated by the Internet or the taboo is totally eliminated and barriers become inexistent. This is everyone revolution through the internet. We are living in the global world and are the global citizens who should rejoice together in the same civilised space, consuming the global media and the democracy and good governance are imposed on all, but only works in half in some given countries only. This is time for an uncovering the truth of everything and disentangle barriers, because the end of everything is coming soon.

Awareness of the true picture of the conflict for so long kept hidden as a taboo of a marmite in the middle of the village: huge demonstration following the general election in 2011, about 8 people out of ten asked Kongolese why it is not broadcast by main Western Media, or even newspapers?

Readers still asking what we would like to describe by hidden worlds? and what do we mean by hidden world? To be honest even myself I do not know what is it? Every time we planned to write this book, paper work got missing and usb-flash disappeared for about three times. Hidden worlds toward my father in law who always advised by saying be careful: le coeur de l’homme ne pas fixe that can simply translate that the human’s heart is like a suitcase. It is being changed and not always the same." It is not possible or nearly impossible to scan and clearly see what is going on in people’s mind apart from God. Does anyone touch the smoke and the wind? Hidden world can mean different things to different people in different environments in which we live. Some think that it is only about invisible issues. could not be always the case and others think the opposite. However, the hidden these worlds would perhaps include about listening to many channels, capturing views, analysing findings from different sources, which gives full power to individual and group of people to advocate and speak up for them, then get access to undisclosed information. Otherwise a process which helps to speak up for a group of people, access uncovered information and their rights or to get on-going issues stopped, started or changed and makes a difference for ever.

For example, you can have good relations with someone (partners, friends, neighbours, brothers and sisters) but tomorrow relationships fall apart, broken and become enemies. This idea towards Jean-Paul Sartres in his philosophy says that: man is always in constant evolution. In reading the Bible to see what God says about the human’s heart. I am not defining hidden worlds in a physical’s terms that what I am not saying. What I am trying to emphasise is the invisible world that you and I cannot see, but others can. The hidden world is impossible or nearly quite impossible to see by the physical eye. What about Holy Spirit and other spiritual’s gifts apart from God? All invisible things belong to the Lord and to Him alone. In the Bantu’s philosophy where I belong to, they believe in which crafts, sorcerer and black’s magic as darkness natural forces. They also believe in life after death (l’au-dela). This practice can be experienced elsewhere depending on the culture. Britain and Germany are not excluded either if not happening today it had happened centuries ago. In my second year at the University in the London Urban Studies, I had been told that Malaria used to exist in Britain; there was even no road and not even a car, not television and modern houses. We went through exploring videos and photos to comprehend this and got a wide picture of the study. Sorcerers had existed and killed so many people. The King arrested all sorcerers, built an underground’s village somewhere in London and asked them to put their abstract’s knowledge in days’ time in order everyone can benefit. Does it not a hidden world? For example: Flooding in the River Thames and Estuary have been recorded since 1099, significant flooding occurring in 1236, 1663, 1881, 1928 and the flood disaster that occurred on the night of Saturday 31 January 1953 and morning of 1 February 1953, when 300 people died in the estuary and East coast areas. Thames barrier is the second largest after the Dutch, Watersnoodramp. Following the disaster a man stood up and designed a plan that the King financed to build Thames Barrier under and on the river Thames that I did a project in 1996. His plan was just an idea, then an impression and the realisation

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