Category: History

Friends reunited

In the 1980’s, I worked as an expedition cook for a UK company called ‘Guerba Expeditions’. My husband, JB, and I used to run long-haul overland trips for Guerba. Depending on our route, these trips were four of five months…

Cimanuka: an unequaled silverback of KBNP

Cimanuka (the above photo) is the most well known silverback in Kahuzi-Biega National Park at the moment. Early years: He was born in Maheshe group in 1986 and his childhood name was Soso, meaning “a chicken” in Lingala language. His…

A Tour with “Affinité RD Congo”

Through the Silverback Kingdom Agency, Mr. Steve Stevens Rene of “Affinité RD Congo” conducted a tour of a gorilla visit and other activities for a group of 10 Belgians. This group was composed of people who were students at a…