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...
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...
The white elephants in Gbadolite

The white elephants in Gbadolite

It has been exactly 20 years that Marshal Mobutu Seseseko has left office. In may 1997, mobutu wavered after 32 years at the head of the Democratic Republic of Congo. It has been a long time since the situation in the country has deteriorated. Laurent Désiré...