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Energy-efficient home-cooking in Kinshasa

Blog entry by Augustine Kasambule | November 5, 2012

Endless power cuts in the DRC’s capital city, Kinshasa, force most households to use charcoal or wood (makala) to cook their meals. Bikuku and Lutendele, two suburbs of Kinshasa, are particularly afflicted by this daily reality. ...

Hand in hand to protect the Congo Basin forests

Blog entry by Monica Davies and Augustine Kasambule | October 8, 2012

What began in 2011 as a call to the youth of the DRC to speak out for the protection of their forests, has come to this grand moment – men, women and children from Kinshasa city and surroundings coming out to take part in the filming...

Coming Soon: Sun-Powered Forest Radio

Blog entry by Michael Baillie, Augustine Kasambule | March 15, 2012

Oshwe is a forest community of around 22 000 people living deep in the indigenous rainforests of the DRC. Ringed by thick foliage and rivers, it can only be reached by plane from Kinshasa. There is no electricity in Oshwe, and no...

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise arrives

Image | November 22, 2008 at 10:58

Local people welcome the Greenpeace ship MV Arctic Sunrise arriving in the port of Matadi. The ship is visiting the region in occasion of the launch of the Greenpeace Africa office in Kinshasa.

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise arrives

Image | November 22, 2008 at 11:02

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise arrives in the DRC harbour of Matadi, the country's principal port for timber exports. The arrival of the ship marks the opening of the Greenpeace office in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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