The Congo Crisis
The Congo Crisis was a tumultuous period in the history of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), then known as the Republic of the Congo. This complex political and social upheaval lasted from 1960 to 1965, and involved various factions, foreign interventions, and power struggles.
Dates and Details:
Effects on Pop Culture:
Prominent People and Countries:
The Congo Crisis had long-lasting effects on the country and the African continent. The instability and violence that characterized this period continue to influence the DRC’s politics and society, and the crisis remains a crucial case study for understanding post-colonial African history and the wider impact of the Cold War.