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Lambert Mende (Lambert Mende Omalanga)


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Human rights abuses in Katanga

Congo-Kinshasa's Information Minister Lambert Mende accused Amnesty of working for anti-Chinese interest groups and dismissed the report...


Too great expectations

In May Communications Minister Lambert Mende Omalanga admitted that China Exim Bank had asked for the Sicomines project to become a wholly Chinese deal in 2011 but he said that the conflict had since been resolved...


Keeping an eye on oil

In 2008 this trenchant critic of oil policy had asked the then Hydrocarbons Minister Lambert Mende Omalanga about an Angolan promise to Congo of $600 mn...


Real bullets, phoney coup

On the following day Kabila summoned his Conseil supérieur de la défense (see Box) which described the incident as a ‘terrorist offensive’ while Information Minister Lambert Mende Omalanga said the attackers had hoped to ‘spread fear across the nation’...

Lambert Mende claimed that one of the attackers was a former MLC activist...


Murder again

The Congolese government spokesman Communications Minister Lambert Mende Omalanga called this an insult to his nation’s sovereignty...


Massaging the message

The only dissenting African voice came from Congo-Kinshasa itself: Communications Minister Lambert Mende Omalanga praised the report and proposed setting up 'hybrid' courts to try those officers accused...


Kigali wins another round of the blame game

Her Congolese counterpart Lambert Mende Omalanga said his government was ready to denounce the report when it was published: ‘If there is anything jeopardising our efforts to stabilise the country and this region we won’t keep silent...


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