“We at the DRC facilitation remain eternally grateful for the tremendous assistance you have given us in trying to bring peace to that country, so it is with great pleasure that I offer you my support for your venture

, which I believe will be invaluable in the promotion of peace on our continent. To this end, I wish to make a financial pledge of one thousand Pula to the [Africa] Peace Centre, which I hope will help you realise your goals.”

Quett Masire, former President of Botswana and Facilitator of the Inter-Congolese Dialogue (2001)