Canoes bring democracy in the Congo Posted by Tim Shaw On July 31, 2006 April 1, 2012 Filed under Canoes No Comments I love these stories, like this one from Reuters or this one from the UN about dugout canoes bring ballots to parts of the Congo. Who says traditional boats don’t still have important geopolitical roles to play? Share this:ShareEmailFacebookTwitterGooglePinterest Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Notify me of followup comments via e-mail Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.