Guest Host: Steve Roberts

Two weeks ago Congo government officials confirmed President Laurent Kabila was assassinated by one of his own security guards. A panel talks about Congo’s future and that of its neighbors under Kabila’s son, Joseph, and how the new U.S. administration is likely to approach relations with Congo and other sub-Saharan African nations.


  • Ahmedou Ould-Abdallah Executive director of the Global Coalition for Africa
  • Adam Hochschild Professor of journalism at UC Berkeley and author of "King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa" (Houghton Mifflin)
  • Phillip Gourevitch Staff writer for the New Yorker

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