President Joseph Kabila Kabange, of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, signing the country's new constitution into law, February 18th, 2006.
(AP Photo/John Bompengo)
It is finally done! At the very least, on the legal front, the Congo has stepped into a new era. This is a historic day, a day for the books.
Now let us see if the notoriously egocentric politicians in this sub-continent, will follow through with consistant commitment to democracy... but we will cross that bridge when it's time. For now, long live the Congo!