THE CONGO’S MOST POPULAR OPPOSITION LEADER √ČTIENNE TSHISEKEDI WA MULUMBA

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Etienne TSHISEKEDI WA MULUMBA, born on December 14, 1932, in Kananga, is one of the prominent figures who shaped the political history of the DRC. Supporters would say that he fought until the end. We have talked about the pre-colonial history of the DRC in different articles but now we will discover the post-colonial history […]

6 BREATHTAKING PLACES IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO!

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Let us show you 6 breathtaking places you won’t believe existed in the DR Congo. The Democratic Republic of Congo is a country very rich in natural resources and most other countries envy it for this fact – yes, they do! Grassy mountains, dense forests, hills, amazing waterfalls, lakes, and biodiversity have so much to […]

FUN, EASY, EVERYDAY PHRASES IN LINGALA

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Let us show you some everyday phrases in Lingala to help improve your vocabulary in minutes. One of the wonders of Congolese culture is its splendid national language Lingala, which is the most widely spoken language in the Democratic Republic of Congo after French but it is also spoken in central African Republic, Congo Republic, […]

DR CONGO’S INCREDIBLE BIODIVERSITY

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The DR Congo (DRC) is a vast country in terms of area and natural reserves, with incredible biodiversity. The DRC has large forests, almost 10% of the world’s reserve, 35% of Africa’s reserve, and several species of very interesting animals. So it will be the focus of this article based on the video from the […]

THE MOVING STORY OF CONGOLESE PROPHET SIMON KIMBANGU

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The prophet Simon Kimbangu is one of the greatest African figures and Congolese nationalism, a religious leader and founder of the Kimbangu movement. His spiritual life was transformed into a political change, because of his miracles of healing the sick and raising the dead, but much more because of his prophecy and his protest against […]

THE TRUTH ABOUT DATING CONGOLESE WOMEN

Dating Congo Women

Interested in someone from a foreign land? Learn the ins and outs of dating Congolese women, from cultural values to relationship dos and don’ts. Today with business trips and study trips, we find ourselves in any country in the world far from our culture, and our habits at home, yet we might be interested in […]

9 BEAUTIFUL CITIES/TOWNS IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO!

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GET TO KNOW THE DR.CONGO¬† You may want to know the most beautiful cities/towns in the Democratic Republic of Congo to think about visiting one day for its diverse fauna and flora, its waters, its mineral resources… In this cultural section of CongoTalks243, we will list 9 beautiful cities/towns of the Democratic Republic of Congo. […]

COST OF LIVING AND TRAVELING IN DR CONGO: A COMPREHENSIVE BREAKDOWN

Cost of Living in Kinshasa

When planning a trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), a primary concern for many is understanding the associated expenses. Thanks to the insights from Felicite’s YouTube video on her channel, CongoTalks243, travelers can gain a comprehensive view of the costs. Through her channel, Felicite showcases the history, culture, and lifestyle of the […]

THE SPECIAL BOND OF WAGENYA FISHERMEN AND THE CONGO RIVER – DRC

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This article aims to explain the Wagenya people and their special bond with the Congo River in DRC. The entire world fishes but not all the entire world is using the same fishing methods. Traditional and modern fishing methods both have some common points, however, in some regions of the world fishing is not only […]