On the belgian occupation of the Congo “there has been too much non-expressed”, “as in some families”, and it is necessary now that the former colonial power presents “excuses”, believes the elected belgian of congolese origin Pierre Kompany, in an interview with the AFP.

To Pierre Kompany, the statues of the old king (who reigned from 1865 to 1909) have had for years to be put in museums to avoid the acts of vandalism suffered in recent days.