Kinshasa Symphony Orchestra

Kinshasa Symphony Orchestra

It took 20 years to this self-taught group of musicians, formed by a church band, to evolve into the first philharmonic group in Central Africa and the only all-black orchestra on the planet ! In Congo, by its presence, the music is powerful. In religious...
Stone Town, at the crossroads between worlds

Stone Town, at the crossroads between worlds

They say that “in order to know a city, you first have to learn to get lost in it”. Stone Town, the “ville de Pierre” in the heart of Zanzibar City, was probably built to support that proverb. In the labyrinth of its alleys, we discover a...
Meeting the people of the Rift Valley

Meeting the people of the Rift Valley

2005. On the way to the Serengeti, I stumbled upon a group of Maasai along the road. I was intrigued by their slender silhouette, their beauty and colours. A few months later, I decided to spend a week in one of their villages. As the most famous tribe of East Africa,...
Matadi, a city built on rocks

Matadi, a city built on rocks

With a miner as its symbol, Matadi, the main port city of the drc, sits atop the last accessible point by boat from the port of banana located by the river mouth. Upstream, the rapids are unleashed and the topography inhibits ships from navigating the area. For my...
In Congo, a getaway on board the White Train

In Congo, a getaway on board the White Train

Nearly 25,000 passengers a year. A journey from Matadi to Kinshasa via the Mpozo, Songololo, Kimpese, Kisantu, Inkisi and Madimba stations. Nearly 25,000 passengers a year. A journey from Matadi to Kinshasa via the Mpozo, Songololo, Kimpese, Kisantu, Inkisi and...