Congo’s new president, Félix Tshisekedi, does not call the shots

VENDORS SELLING mobile-phone airtime and money-changers swinging bags of Congolese francs mill around beneath a billboard in Kinshasa that reads “Kabila forever”. It reminds people that Joseph Kabila, who stepped down in January as president of the Democratic Republic of Congo after 18 years, has not really gone.

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Africa: Pink for Girls – Does Toy Marketing Affect Girls’ Career Choices?

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Most British parents think “pink for girls, blue for boys” marketing reinforces messages about what girls and boys can do, according to a survey released on Tuesday ahead of a major inquiry into the impact of early stereotyping.

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