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Lola ya Bonobo Sanctuary

A while back my family and I were in Kinshasa, DRC for about a month. One of the most memorable experiences while there, was visiting the Bonobo monkey sanctuary.   412 mots de plus


Photo: Democratic Republic of Congo president Joseph Kabila awards each member of CHAN 2016 winning squad with a fleet of high-end 4x4s

Democratic Republic of Congo president Joseph Kabila presented the country’s African Nations Championship (CHAN) winners with a fleet of high-end 4x4s on Tuesday.

Kabila symbolically handed over keys to the top of the range cars to DR Congo captain Joel Kimwaki and coach Florent Ibenge at a ceremony in Kinshasa witnessed by an AFP journalist. 132 mots de plus

Food assistance: Intra-household vulnerability in eastern Congo

In this article, Vanessa Hershberger and Annie Loewen share insights on the existing dynamics in host-IDP households in relation to humanitarian responses in the distribution of food assistance, with eastern Congo as a case study. 756 mots de plus


#GlobalJustice Weekly- No ICC withdrawal at African Union summit

In Global Justice news this week: facts about the 26th African Union summit and the ICC; the trials of Laurent Gbagbo and Blé Goudé continued; ICC to deliver its veredict on the Bemba case on March; opening of the first sexual violence trial in the context of Guatemala’s internal conflict and much more. 637 mots de plus


Wife crashes her own funeral, horrifying her husband, who had paid to have her killed

A woman named Noela Rukundo, gave her ex-husband, Balenga Kalala, (both pictured above) the shock of his life by turning up to her own funeral, after he had contacted hitmen to have her killed while they were still married. 1 640 mots de plus

Elementary Marketing

When you don’t have electricity, meal preparations begin with a trip to the marché (market). Goma had three markets in 1984, one on the road to the airport, one in the center of town, and one at the very south end of town, in an area called « Office », where the market stands were piles of black lava. 335 mots de plus

An Experience in the Congo

I remember taking off in a tiny bush plane in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo. The plane was filled with chickens, fruit, and luggage that crowded the small cabin space. 401 mots de plus