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Come Support Angele of the Virunga Team at The London Marathon.

Angele Virunga park
Come and support the Virunga Park Team on Sunday 22nd April as Angèle takes on the London Marathon. She is very excited for the weekend, but as you can imagine also very nervous, so the team want to have as many people waving banners and cheering her on as possible!
Details for race day: 
WHERE TO WATCH
To make sure she is encouraged every step of the way, is would be great if you could station yourself at 35km (Shadwell / The Highway) when she is due to pass.
Below are some projected times she may pass by certain points (based on her running in 3.5 hours), but please be aware that on the day it could be very different. You can track her using her running number: 54230 and by downloading the London Marathon Spectators app.
Race start: 10am 
5km – Woolwich / John Wilson Street
10km – Greenwich – 10:59 am
15km – Surry Quay – 11:24 am
20km – Tower Bridge – 11:49 am
25km – Westery Road – 12:14 pm
30km – Canary Wharf – 12:39pm
35km – Shadwell – 13:03 pm
40km – Embankment – 13:28 pm
Finish – The Mall – 13:40 pm 
Angele VirungaAgain these are estimated time, so please do track her on the app to ensure you catch her! 
WHERE TO FIND THE TEAM
The team will be meeting Angèle at ‘Meet and Greet N – Z’. However, please be aware that it gets very busy here, and the chances of you finding the team are small.
The London Marathon have also provided a compressive guide for spectators on Sunday, which is worth having a read of :https://www. virginmoneylondonmarathon.com/ en-gb/event-info/spectator- info/
The team hope to see you there! Please bring your banners and loudest voices, and do share images on social media (you can tag them on twitter @gorillacd or Instagram @virunganationalpark
Thanks!
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Congo Week this Sat 21st Oct in London

Congo Week 2017 London

Congo Week is the celebration and promotion of Congolese culture. Every year we promote DRCongo by celebrating and/or discussing a specific theme. It is also about highlighting the significance roles of Congolese women in our society.

This year we are celebrating and honouring Congolese women whom we believe are the strongest asset of our country. Many speakers will engage with the audience to debate one main top topic: “The responsibility of Congolese woman in the recovery of our society “.

DATE AND TIME

Sat, October 21, 2017 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM BST

LOCATION

356 Holloway Road, Ressource For London,  London N7 6PA

 

For tickets go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/congoweek2017-tickets-38455976862?aff=es2

Fims Screening: KIMPA VITA – the mother of the African Revolution

Kimpa Vita Square 2

Date: Fri 21 April 2017 from 17:00 – 20:00

Location: Galton LT 1-19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 7HB

Join film producer Ne Nkuda Nlaba for a Screening of Kimpa Vita – La Mere de la Revolution Africaine Continue reading Fims Screening: KIMPA VITA – the mother of the African Revolution

Lumumba day January 16th

 

12510321_10156339692940573_2044772659952443096_nYou are invited to Lumumba day on Saturday 16th January,6:30 to 9pm.

at Mama Africa culture shop, 282 leyton high rd, london, E105PWGeneral

Aims:

• To raise awareness of the situation in the Congo
• To win people over to understand that cause of the symptoms in Congo is neo-colonialism and occupation.
• To win some of the old activists closer to us.
• To win a new audience of young people under 25 and mothers.
Organisational Aims
To win people to join We Are Lumumba Coalition
To win people to work with We Are Lumumba Coalition
To win people to the Break The Silence campaign: to deal with some of the symptoms caused by the Multinational companies, and to demand

More info: https://www.facebook.com/groups/congoleseactionyouthuk/