ON THE ROAD TO KOLWEZI

ON THE ROAD TO KOLWEZI

Located about 360 kilometres west of Lubumbashi, in one of the richest mining basins in the world, Kolwezi was officially created in 1937 by the settlers to house the headquarters of the Haut-Katanga Mining Union. This Far-West-looking yet dynamic city perched on the...
MATONGE to  MATONGE

MATONGE to MATONGE

The meeting between these two districts between Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Brussels can only be explosive. Because beyond the dialogue between the two shores, it is indeed a resonance, the identity and culture of the same people unites in spite...
Kalemie the Forgotten

Kalemie the Forgotten

The propellers of an old jet stop turning and the plane comes to rest on the end of the runway, a long strip of asphalt parallel to the beach. The wind has almost dropped on Lake Tanganyika which stretches like an ocean as far as the eye can see… In the...
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...