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Republic of the Congo

Country: Congo, Republic of the

What’s Going On? After several African countries with “non-traditional” colors, it’s surprisingly nice to get back to the pan-African look. 234 more words


Small Objects of Desire #80 - Wrestler

There are many reasons why these Congolese wrestlers look scarier than your average WWF wannabe. Economic, spiritual, sartorial…What I find intriguing about them is how they have adopted something seemingly foreign and put their own spin on it that goes way beyond two men grappling for the upper hand, pretend or otherwise. 513 more words

The Body

Congolese zanger ‘The King of Rhumba’ gestorven

Jules Shungu Wembadio Pene Kikumba of beter gekend als Papa Wemba was een Congolese zanger en een van de bekendste muzieksterren van Afrika. Op 24 april april stierf hij in Abidjan de hoofdstad van Ivoorkust tijdens zijn optreden op het Festival des Musiques Urbaines d’Anoumabo. 40 more words


Africa Liberation Day at 53: Pentagon and CIA continue to destabilize continent

Today the African Union faces formidable development and security challenges.May 25, 2016 marks the 53rd anniversary of the formation of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), now known as the African Union (AU) since 2002.| ABAYOMI AZIKIWE 1,234 more words

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DRC365 #145

Road building. When we first arrived in Goma it was literally a bumpy start to life here. Now roads are being paved across the city, creating greater accessibility. 18 more words

Humanitarian Aid Work

Wanted: A More Complicated History of Belgium's Congolese 'Heart of Darkness'

by Eva Schalbroeck

Whenever I say that I study the history of Belgian imperialism in the Congo, most people confess to not knowing that Belgium had a colony. 732 more words

Doing History In Public