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Since Lumumba and his party represented only a third of Congolese popular opinion, Van Reybrouck accused Lumumba’s claim to speak for all Congolese people “divisive” and questioned whether it was appropriate given the context: Good articles Pages using military navigation subgroups without wide style CS1 French-language sources fr CS1 Dutch-language sources nl Commons category link is on Wikidata Commons category link is on Wikidata using P The movement was divided into a number of parties and groups which were broadly divided on ethnic and geographical lines and opposed to one another.

Gender and Decolonization in the Congo: Less than an hour before the independence ceremony a Belgian officer arrived to request that Lumumba depart for Parliament. Wikimedia Disocurs has media related to Patrice Lumumba.

Independence, Lumumba argued, had brought the end to these forms of suffering. The Making of Contemporary Africa: Baudouin depicted the end of colonial rule in the Congo as the culmination of the Belgian ” civilising mission ” and spoke of the close relations he hoped would be maintained between the two countries. In the audience were dignitaries from both Belgium and the Congo as well as the international press.

The speech continued, outlining the personal suffering of the nationalists during the course of the struggle. The Scramble for Africa: Kasongo and Thomas Kanzaa member of Lumumba’s governmenthad been requested to visit Lumumba at his private house on the morning of 30 June before the start of the ceremonies to look over an early draft of Lumumba’s planned speech. The Development of African Society since 2nd ed. The Power of Culture. King Baudouin lummba, representing Belgium, gave the first speech in which he praised the “genius” of his ancestor, King Leopold IIwho began the colonisation of the Congo on his own initiative in the s.


Colonial rule in the Congo began in dizcours late 19th century.

Congolese Independence Speech – Wikipedia

Upon their arrival at the residence, Kanza and Mandi briefly explained their alterations to Lumumba. The Congo Crisis, The scene was painted by Congolese artist Tshibumba Kanda-Matulu emefy his distinctive cartoon -like style. The Legacy of Patrice Lumumba 1st ed.

University of Wisconsin Press. The Belgian government’s ambivalence about the idea led Leopold to eventually create the colony on his own account. At this event, Lumumba gave a further conciliatory speech the same evening, written for him by Eyskens, and drank a toast to Baudouin.

Lumumba then left in a motorcade for his official residence to rendezvous with the rest of his government. Lumumba’s offensive speech in Patdice presence. Marking the Transition Towards a Free Africa.

In early printed editions, it was entitled “Speech at the Ceremony of lukumba Proclamation of the Congo’s Independence” [1] but it is often referred to as “Lumumba’s Independence Speech” or similar.

Like Lumumba, Lahaut was subsequently murdered after he had “claimed all the attention” at the public event. It has also been cited as a contributory factor to the subsequent Congo Crisis and in Lumumba’s murder in A Meery History 3rd ed.

Van Reybrouck, David Lumumba’s speech, which was itself unscheduled, was in large part a response to Baudouin’s speech which argued that the end of colonial rule in the Congo had been depicted as the culmination of the Belgian ” civilising mission ” begun by Leopold II in the Congo Free State. He also appealed to the Congolese to abandon internecine tribal factionalism.

Lumumba called upon other states, particularly Belgiumto support the Congo to establish mutually beneficial relations between the “two equal and independent countries”. De Bok, Marrigje June The majority international reaction was extremely critical of Lumumba. While the speech was filmed during its delivery, the film of the speech has only survived as fragments and in some sections only the original audio survives. Concluding, Lumumba appealed to all the Congolese to make emerg for the future of the Congo.


Congolese Independence Speech

The speech was applauded by Congolese delegates in the audience at the Palais de la Nation and broadcast by radio across the country. The speech itself has since been praised for its use of political rhetoricand is considered a landmark moment ve the independence of the Congo.

While it was well-received within the Congo, it was widely condemned internationally as unnecessarily confrontational and for showing ingratitude at a time when Belgium had granted independence to the state. The International Relations of Identity illustrated ed. Greatly pleased with the result, Lumumba stated that he would read some parts of the speech verbatim, then improvise to respond to the atmosphere in the room as he saw fit.

The speech was originally delivered in the French language.

The ceremony was intended to mark the harmonious end of Belgian rule and was attended by both Congolese and Belgian dignitaries, including King Baudouin. Report in the British newspaper, The Guardian1 July [28].

Retrieved 29 December Also present were two secretaries of state and two Belgians. Long live discous independent and sovereign Congo! In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Conflict, Myth, and Reality 2nd ed. Presses universitaire du Zaire. Conflict in the Congo expanded ed. The Congo independence speech” PDF. The Congo, From Leopold to Kabila: