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Breaking The Silence: Congo Week

Breaking The Silence: Congo Week
Sunday, October 19 – Saturday, October 25, 2014

Every year in the third week of October, people throughout the globe gather to commemorate the millions of lives lost in the conflict in the Congo while celebrating the country’s enormous human and natural potential. 15 more words


Masisi meanders...

It has been relatively quiet again for a couple of months in North Kivu’s Masisi territory – at least considering the frequency and amount of reports and news out in the wires. 1,011 more words

War And Peace

Towards the Forbidden City: Super Guitar Soukous

Strike while the iron is hot. Make hay while the sun shines. Post while you can for in Beijing all this stuff is banned.

Yes for the next week or so I will in the Forbidden City which is not named that for no good reason. 314 more words

Various Artists

39. The Republic of Congo

_Maison Tropicale, Brazzaville_

The Republic of the Congo, also known as Congo-Brazzaville, located in Central Africa, was formerly part of the French colony of Equatorial Africa. 820 more words


Friendly - Day 74

I like that the streets have names here. And I like that there are post codes.

I live in Pointe-Noire, in the Congo Republic, and we do have street names but we don’t use them. 221 more words


Cassava dish

Few months ago, I started journey of food discovery. And after posting a couple of pictures, i got comments from friends wanting to know if a man was the inspiration behind my new found hobby. 923 more words

Food Journey