My very own Congo

My very own Congo

“- What are you going to look for there? – I’m waiting to get there to find out.” André Gide, Travel to Congo I did not have time to breathe the fumes of the Nyiragongo or to shoot the Virunga gorillas with a smartphone. My eyes did not rest on...
The river is my memory

The river is my memory

Throughout my readings, I recently came across this beautiful quote of Heraclitus: “You never swim twice in the same river. ”And all the rivers, both real and imaginary, flow into this other so precious Self, the shores of our childhood. I said to myself,...
DIGBEU CRAVATE

DIGBEU CRAVATE

Meeting with the Ivoirian comedian, Digbeu Cravate who participated in the Festival du Rire (Laughter Festival) in Kolwezi in July 2018. Hamaji Magazine met him. HAMAJI MAGAZINE: Digbeu, when on vacation where do you spend most of your time: in the city, on the beach...
ADEENKRA ! STYLE MADE IN IVORY COAST

ADEENKRA ! STYLE MADE IN IVORY COAST

The story begins in Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa. Sacha, French and Ivorian was born in Abidjan where he grew up before leaving to France for his studies. Nikita, French, Portuguese and Cape Verdean was born in France, spent her childhood in different African countries...
Sarah Moser and NGO BUMI, a love story

Sarah Moser and NGO BUMI, a love story

BUMI is a humanitarian and development NGO based in Lubumbashi, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Sarah Moser recently took over the coordination of the NGO, following her parents who founded BUMI in 1985. Born in the DRC 32 years ago, Sarah Moser spent her...
THE KANZA SISTERS

THE KANZA SISTERS

The Kanza sisters, Sophie, Louise respectively 25 and 24, are two Congolese born girl and currently live in Johannesburg, South Africa. They are the founders of the Sophie A. Kanza Foundation, an NGO that aims to change the face of youth volunteering in Africa and...