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LA VIE ALIMENTAIRE EN RDC (suite)

2) Les autorités congolaises sont les seuls qui mènent la vie noble ainsi que les politiciens qui profitent de la vente des minerais, des produits forestiers, pétrole et le gaz sans oublier les différentes taxes qui échappent le trésor public.
les députés qui devaient plaider pour la population sont devenus des touristes.
Ils font des voyages en Europe ou en Amérique au lieu de visiter leurs bases qui les ont élus ( voir l'article 36 de la constitution).
3) l’État garantit le droit au travail, la protection contre le chômage et une rémunération équitable et satisfaisante assura,t aux travailleurs ainsi qu'à sa famille une existence conforme à la dignité humaine.
Les richesses de la R.D.C peuvent attirés les pays voisins de venir travailler chez nous, mais la mégestion qui caractérise nos dirigeant leur donne l'occasion de piller nos ressources à travers les guerres qu'ils nous amènent.

SOLUTIONS
- Bonne gestion de nos ressources minières; forestières, lacustres (gaz, poissons)
- Améliorer les infrastructures
- Création des emplois à partir de nos ressources.
- Former des ingénieurs et de Techniciens nationaux.
- Créer les usines en R.D.C pour transformer nos matières premières au lieu de vendre les matières brutes.

English translation by PulseWire member bridge

Pecuniary Life in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (continued)

2) The only Congolese authorities who lead a high-quality life are the politicians who profit from the sale of minerals, wood products, oil and gas, not to mention the different taxes they avoid contributing to the public treasury.
The delegates who should appeal for the public have become tourists. They take trips to Europe and the U.S. instead of visiting the bases that elected them (see article 36 of the constitution).
3) The state guarantees the right to work, unemployment protection, equal pay, as well as the opportunity to workers and thereby their families to live a dignified human existence.
The riches of the DRC can attract neighboring countries to work here, but the mismanagement that characterizes our direction gives them the opportunity to steal our resources through the wars they wage against us.
Solutions
-Good management of our mineral, wood, and riparian (gas and fish) resources.
- Improvement of infrastructure
-Creation of jobs from our resources
-Training national engineers and technicians
-Creation of machines in the DRC to transform our primary materials instead of selling only raw materials.

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Comments

William's picture

solutions for the people

I think your suggestions on how to change conditions in the DRC is right-on. I suspect your federal government is corrupt, as well as the federal politicians in Kinshasa. Perhaps you can form some groups of people who can let their wishes be known to the federal government.

bridge's picture

Chère Lubala, Merci beaucoup

Chère Lubala,
Merci beaucoup pour tes mots. Maintenant je pense que j’entends plus fort les problèmes alimentaires en RDC. Est-ce qu’il y a les manières de transformer les ennuis de quoi tu parles ? Les gens, ont-ils proclamé et demandé les solutions que tu as dit ?
Merci autrefois. Je veux apprendre plus de ce sujet.

-bridge

bridge's picture

Translation

Pecuniary Life in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (continued)
2) The only Congolese authorities who lead a high-quality life are the politicians who profit from the sale of minerals, wood products, oil and gas, not to mention the different taxes they avoid contributing to the public treasury.
The delegates who should appeal for the public have become tourists. They take trips to Europe and the U.S. instead of visiting the bases that elected them (see article 36 of the constitution).
3) The state guarantees the right to work, unemployment protection, equal pay, as well as the opportunity to workers and thereby their families to live a dignified human existence.
The riches of the DRC can attract neighboring countries to work here, but the mismanagement that characterizes our direction gives them the opportunity to steal our resources through the wars they wage against us.
Solutions
-Good management of our mineral, wood, and riparian (gas and fish) resources.
- Improvement of infrastructure
-Creation of jobs from our resources
-Training national engineers and technicians
-Creation of machines in the DRC to transform our primary materials instead of selling only raw materials.

-bridge

Heidi's picture

More solutions!

Hello Lubala,
I would love to hear more about your suggested solutions! How do you envision your country making those changes? I agree with William that gathering voices together could make your solutions stronger and louder! What can be done on the individual level and the community level to bring your solutions to your officials?
Heidi

wanja's picture

The People of DR Congo Do Need Help

Hi,

I hear you frustration with the situation in the country and agree that bad leadership is the root of all things evil because when leaders are corrupt and insensitive, people suffer. Talking about this is a big step toward finding a solution. I support your effort to change things for the better in your country.
Thank you very much for sharing.

EWG

Barbara M Bracewell's picture

People Power=Change

Politicians in most parts of Africa can be likened to siblings from different mothers but the same corrupt father! They are corrupt to the bone and it is in their genes. Unfortunately, many of us (the People) in Africa have no idea just how powerful we are to effect change, not by using violence or force but, by raising our voices loud and clear in protest and letting them know exactly how we feel about their dishonesty and thievery as they loot these African nations of precious natural resources. A great example of People Power is the uprising in Egypt that effectively toppled the former corrupt government of Hosni Mubarak. Who makes the government? The People do! As Africans, it is about time that we learn to use whatever we can (marches to the seat of government, being educated about our rights as a people, peaceful protests, petitions to congress, etc) to let these corrupt officials realize that it is time to prioritize things by thinking about the nation and people as a whole first and not be focused on filling their personal coffers after looting national treasures. Sadly,your helplessness about this situation comes through as you outline these issues Lubala. I am well aware of the feeling when it comes to dealing with corruption and the downright shameless pilfering that goes on in many African nations by dishonest leaders who are often dictators and will brutally suppress any opposition or attempt to change their corrupt ways. Some of the solutions you lay out are great but also requires honest men and women to execute without falling prey to being bribed themselves in order to cover up the corruption and get on board the gravy train instead!

BMBracewell

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