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May our People Triumph Lumumba Was The First Prime Minister Of The Democratic Republic Of The Congo He Was Born In Kasai Province Of The Belgian Congo He Was Educated At A Missionary School And Worked In Leopoldville Kinshasa And Stanleyville Kisangani As A Clerk And Journalist In 1955 Lumumba Became Regional President Of A Congolese Trade Union And Joined The Belgian Liberal Party He Was Arrested In 1957 On Charges Of Embezzlement And Imprisoned For A Year On His Release He Helped Found The Mouvement National Congolais MNC In 1958 In 1959 Belgium Announced A Five Year Path To Independence And In The December Local Elections The MNC Won A Convincing Majority Despite Lumumba Being Under Arrest At The Time A 1960 Conference In Belgium Agreed To Bring Independence Forward To June 1960 With Elections In May Lumumba And The MNC Formed The First Government On June 23, 1960, With Lumumba As Prime Minister And Joseph Kasavubu As President This Book Is Collection Of His Speeches And Writings