"Christmas is the most famous birthday. It is the feast of happiness, of joy and above all of love! "
In this period of exceptional rejoicing which marks both the end of one year and the beginning of another, our hearts expand and thrill with joy for all the magnets readers of Benilubero Online. The staff of BLO specially appreciates the company that it holds daily to all those who are passionate to take a glance in its publications. As such, they are not only readers, but they have become, by the interest they place in our labors, companions engaged in the struggle that Benilubero Online has committed with determination to regain freedom, rights And the dignity of a whole people, of a nation held under the oppression by a handful of people to the rank of leaders.
Special thanks go to all those who supported the site of Benilubero Online during this most difficult year of its existence, including the particularly tragic assassination of Reverend Father Vincent Machozi, the late President of the Yira Community (Kyaghanda Yira) and Founder of Benilubero Online. May their generosity in favor of Benilubero Online stay alive with more ardor in the years to come!
May Father Vincent's testament remain the thermometer of our common struggle at this moment when, more than ever, the DR Congo, for its salvation, needs people of heroic courage when he says:
"It is thus understood the grave danger of any extension to the power of Joseph Kabila. Congolese worthy of the name must reject any form of transition. Indeed, given what is happening in Kivu- Ituri, any transition beyond December 2016 would allow time and resources to the Congolese government which is, obviously, an accomplice of the Rwandan occupation of Kivu-Ituri in progress "(Father Vincent Machozi, March 19, 2016, speech that earned his murder the next day)
May the peace and joy of this Feast be with you every day, especially for the New Year 2017 whose dawn is already rising on our humanity! May this Christmas be the announcement of a happiness growing in joy and peace that remains the main objective of our struggle in favor of the Democratic Republic of Congo and all humanity!
Merry Christmas and, anticipated, Happy New Year 2017!