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London: Congo Week 2018

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For the last three years Congolese people within Congo and the diasporas have been demanding free and fair elections. Although President Joseph Kabila Kabange has agreed to stand down at the upcoming election, oppositions parties and civil society leaders have raised concerns about their fairness and transparency. Continue reading London: Congo Week 2018

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Amsterdam: #Congoweek in Studio/K

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Since 1996, 6 million people have died in in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) from genocide, war-induced disease and famine. The largest loss of life since WW2 in the heart of Africa has been largely overlooked. An especially striking fact since the world’s Continue reading Amsterdam: #Congoweek in Studio/K

London: Congo Week 2018 at London Lancaster Gate

Congo Week UPF Sustainable

This year’s CONGO WEEKtheme will be “Sustainable Development”. We will talk about the importance of educated and professional women in SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT in Congo from a historical point of view. Why? Because knowledge on the historical and socio-cultural position of women is essential for informing policies and interventions Continue reading London: Congo Week 2018 at London Lancaster Gate

Kinshasa Makambo – Screening in London Fri 7th

Film African and Open City Documentary Festival present Kinshasa Makambo.
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Dieudo Hamadi’s non-fiction film follows three men at the heard of the resistence when Joseph Kabila, President of the Dmeocratic Republic of Congo, refuses to relinquish power at the end of his second term. Continue reading Kinshasa Makambo – Screening in London Fri 7th

Event – GENERATION TALKS: Knife Crimes and Congolese Divide – 21st July

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The rise in Knife and Gun crimes has claimed many boys and girls from our homes in particular our Congolese homes. We realise we have many issues to discuss on this subject. We know we need to hear from our boys and our girls how we can change their circumstances. Continue reading Event – GENERATION TALKS: Knife Crimes and Congolese Divide – 21st July

The 5th Annual PFM Fashion on Saturday, 1st September London

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You are cordially invited to The 5th Annual PFM Fashion Gala, previously known as PFM Showcase takes place this Autumn in the heart of London, on Saturday, 1st September 2018 – from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm – at the Harringham Hall, Inner Circle, London, NW1 4NS

Continue reading The 5th Annual PFM Fashion on Saturday, 1st September London

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

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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!

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

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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