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These were so extensive that both feared Lumumba would be unable to clearly read his remarks. The majority dscours reaction was extremely critical of Lumumba. King Leopold II of Belgium, frustrated by Belgium’s lack of international power and prestige, attempted to persuade the Belgian government to support colonial expansion around the then-largely unexplored Congo Basin.

Discours de Patrice Lumumba à la Jeunesse Congolaise – LeCongolais

De Bok, Marrigje June In his second speech, Lumumba praised Baudouin and stated that “I would not wish my feelings to be wrongly interpreted”. Lumumba’s speech soured the taste of many.

Large numbers of white immigrants who moved to the Congo after the end of World War II came from across the social spectrum, but were nonetheless always treated as superior to blacks.

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

Presses universitaire du Zaire. Report in the British newspaper, The Guardian1 July [28]. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Transcriptions of the speech were later published in multiple print editions, some of which were altered as propaganda to show Lumumba in a better light after his death in Concluding, Lumumba pumumba to all the Congolese to make sacrifices for the future of the Congo.

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The Congo has need of all the unselfish friends she can attract, and equally needs to keep those she already possesses. 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.

Less than an hour before the independence ceremony a Belgian officer arrived to request that Lumumba depart for Parliament. Congo et imagerie populaire” PDF in French.

Baudouin marched out of the room.

Congolese Independence Speech

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. The Scramble for Africa: The service began at 9: Long live patrie independent and sovereign Congo!

The speech nearly provoked a diplomatic incident between the Congo and Belgium, and Lumumba later gave further speeches attempting to adopt a more conciliatory tone. Van Reybrouck, David Marking parrice Transition Towards a Free Africa. The Development of African Society since 2nd ed.

The Congo, From Leopold to Kabila: 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.


Since its deliverance, the speech has been widely reprinted and has been depicted in paintings and film. With support from a number of Western countries, who viewed Leopold as a useful buffer between rival colonial powers, Leopold achieved international recognition for a personal colony, the Congo Free Statein Lumumba’s speech, broadcast live on the radio across the world, denounced colonialism and was interpreted as an affront to Belgium and Baudouin personally.

While it emry 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 Legacy of Patrice Lumumba 1st ed. The ceremony was intended to mark the harmonious end of Belgian rule and was attended by both Congolese and Belgian dignitaries, including King Baudouin.

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The speech was originally delivered in the French language. This page was last edited on 5 Octoberat African Yearbook of Rhetoric. Lumumba blamed Kasa-Vubu and his colleagues for failing to publicly oppose this situation. Kasongo was disturbed by what Lumumba planned to say and told Kanza as he left, “I’m counting on you to do your best to tone down that speech.

David Van Reybrouck praised the speech as “memorable”, but argued that it damaged Lumumba’s own legacy. Retrieved dizcours ” https: Retrieved 26 October