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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.
- Phillip Gourevitch staff writer for the New Yorker
- 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)
- Ahmedou Ould-Abdallah executive director of the Global Coalition for Africa
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