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Congo River scene  

Congo River scene

Landmarks

June 24th 2010
Thursday, June 24, 2010 I've returned from my trip to the DRC. My purpose in returning to the DRC was to see places I remembered from my youth. I was only 11 years old when our family left the Congo. Reality generally reflected my memory except everything seemed smaller or shrunken which is to be expected. Here are places I lived, schools I attended, trees I climbed, and scenes I remember f ... read more
Africa » Congo Democratic Republic » West » Kinshasa

Congolese or Congo Flag Established as a Belgian colony in 1908, the Republic of the Congo gained its independence in 1960, but its early years were marred by political and social instability. Col. Joseph MOBUTU seized power and declared himself president in a November 1965... ... read more
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