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PATRICE LUMUMBA: POLITICAL REVOLUTIONARY, LED CONGO TO INDEPENDENCE

Patrice Lumumba was the first democratically-elected leader of the Congo post-independence from Belgium. Born on July 2, 1925, into a peasant family of the Tetela ethnic group, Lumumba began working in Leopoldville (now Kinshasa) as beer salesman and postal clerk. 358 more words

Racialism

Dwarf crocodile saved in Congo

This BBC video from Britain says about itself:

Baby Dwarf Crocodile Hatches in Maddie’s hands! – Earth Unplugged

31 December 2013

Maddie witnesses the birth of two beautiful…

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Environment

DRC365 #42


Curiosity. Tearfund works in very remote Congolese villages. When our vehicles arrive, children often rush down the paths, racing to be the first one to see the newcomers. 25 more words

Humanitarian Aid Work

21 KILLED IN EAST CONGO VIOLENCE

KINSHASA – At least 21 people were killed, 40 wounded and dozens of houses burned in weekend attacks aimed at Hutus in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the United Nations said on Monday, expressing alarm at rising ethnic violence. 224 more words

News

Photo: Congo President presents each member of CHAN 2016 winning squad with brand new SUV

Democratic Republic
of Congo president,
Joseph Kabila today
Tuesday, February 9,
presented the
country’s African
Nations
Championship (CHAN)
winners with a fleet
of high-end Toyota… 110 more words

Sports News

DRC365 #40

Sowing Seeds. On the edge of #virunga park, I saw an uplifting scene. The planting season is painstakingly precise, in preparation for the rains to come. 45 more words

Humanitarian Aid Work

The Testimony: A Review

During one of my insomnia filled nights, I decided that 4:30am was the appropriate time to watch a documentary on Netflix.

While it didn’t help me sleep, it certainly inspired me. 302 more words