Kash on Congo
Cartoonist Thembo Kashauri offers his unique brand of political commentary.
The Congolese government appears intent on holding local and provincial elections as scheduled in October 2015. This despite a push by the Catholic church, most opposition parties, civil society groups, and some embassies to postpone local and provincial elections until after the presidential elections in late 2016. We are already
On March 15, police and intelligence agents broke up a workshop on non-violent protest in Kinshasa, arrested dozens of youth activists from the Congo and West Africa, as well as journalists and a diplomat. Most have been released, but three members of Filimbi, a new youth group, have been detained
This is the first in a series of caricatures the Congolese political caricaturist Kash (aka Kashauri Thembo) is providing exclusively to Congo Siasa. The Congolese media have been abuzz today about a mass grave that has been found on the outskirts of Kinshasa. Local residents alerted the UN that trucks came
Kash Thembo is hands down the best Congolese caricaturist. He has just released a new book, which you can order here: firstname.lastname@example.org. The book has texts by Pascal Kambale, a veteran Congolese human rights activist and co-founder of AZADHO, and an introduction by Professor Yoka Lye, a prominent Congolese satirist. To