The Patrice Lumumba Assassination

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The Patrice Lumumba Assassination The Belgians have had control of the Congo from 1908 to 1960. They had never had the thought of allowing the people of the Congo to have self independence due to the fact they have low experience with organization and maintaining a ruling government over a country. The Belgians created a 30-year plan which would allow the Congo to prepare them for independance but African Nationalists expected it immediately. With very little education of how to run an election, Patrice Lumumba because prime minister. Lumumba made incorrect decisions and this caused problems between him and the Belgians. The assassination of Patrice Lumumba developed due to the fact that he held erroneous decisions and opinions to represent
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