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· November, 2007

Stories about D.R. of Congo from November, 2007

D.R of Congo: Grand Master Franco Luambo

  19 November 2007

Shakara blogs about the Congolese musician, Franco Luambo: “It’s a known fact that Franco recorded various praise songs for Mobutu, openly supported Mobutu’s presidential campaigns and toured to promote the Authenticity policy.”

D.R. of Congo: This is the sound of suprise

  11 November 2007

Extra Extra's observations after returning to Congo: “I’m still reeling from returning to Congo to find Kinshasa flooded (for want of a bookshelf our library was lost), our neighbourhood hit by up to four power-cuts a day (candle sales are booming; my laptop battery is foutou), and a series of...

D.R of Congo: Transporting goods in Kinshasa

  8 November 2007

How do you transport goods if you are in Kinshasa? Congo Girl explains: “People move items around by vehicle a lot of the time, but it's not always an option. If you don't have a truck on hand, you can always rent a guy with a wheelbarrow.”

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Africa Environment: Conservation Efforts, Carbon Footprints and Land Rights

  4 November 2007

In several posts from Africa, we get a glimpse of conservation efforts in the different countries, hindrances faced in some countries and success in at least one. The countries we read from are South Africa, Zambia and D.R Congo in regards to conservation, and from Kenya and Uganda regarding carbon...

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