September 14, — As Kasavu and Lumumba wrestle over power, army chief Joseph Mobutu overthrows the government in a coup. Brode, H. In fact, he stated, this was representative of the delegations arriving from all over the country.
Powerless to intervene at first, the UN troops eventually drive Tshombe out of Katanga two years later. Founded in at the request of President Mobutu, the comico is the principal organization of Congolese Muslims, headquartered in Kinshasa with subunits at the provincial and local levels.
Tata also describes many smaller conflicts present in Kasongo, such as the timing of the end of Ramadan.
The coordinator for Islamic schools in Maniema stated that perhaps fifty percent of children in their schools are Muslim, and many teachers are also non-Muslim In his description of the situation, the older generation was not interested in development, but the younger generation has now taken over power and with that will come an emphasis on advancement.