Mvemba Phezo Dizolele

Biography: 

Dizolele is an independent journalist specializing in US Africa policy. He holds an International Master of Business Administration and a Master of Public Policy from the University of Chicago. He will be working on his book, "Mobutu: The Rise and Fall of the Leopard King," during his fellowship.

Mvemba Phezo Dizolele was a W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellow for 2007–2008 at the Hoover Institution.

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Battle After Ballot

by Mvemba Phezo Dizolelevia Newsweek
Sunday, April 10, 2011

The civil war in Ivory Coast is coming to a head, and the West may be doing more harm than good...

It's Time to Hold Rwanda Accountable for its War Crimes

by Mvemba Phezo Dizolelevia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, October 5, 2010

The Senegalese poet Birago Diop once wrote that the dead are not really dead. They live on in the wind, forests, and rivers, their pleas for justice echoing among the living.

Analysis and Commentary

It's Time to Hold Rwanda Accountable for its War Crimes

by Mvemba Phezo Dizolelevia New Republic
Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Congo is the broken backbone of Central Africa and needs to be treated accordingly. In such dire cases, there is no substitute for justice...

Analysis and Commentary

Ghana: Shining Black Star

by Mvemba Phezo Dizolelevia Forbes
Friday, March 6, 2009

On March 6, Ghana celebrates the 52nd anniversary of its independence from British rule...

Bush’s Quiet Successes

by Mvemba Phezo Dizolelevia Hoover Digest
Thursday, January 22, 2009

The outgoing administration’s unheralded accomplishments in Africa. By Mvemba Phezo Dizolele.

Analysis and Commentary

Congo's Conflict

by Mvemba Phezo Dizolelevia Forbes
Monday, December 22, 2008

Think of Congo and war comes to mind...

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How to End the Deadliest War in Africa

by Mvemba Phezo Dizolelevia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2006

After decades of dictatorship and civil war, Congo has a chance for peace. What the United States can do. By Mvemba Phezo Dizolele.

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