Category: Town Life

A view of Life: Utility of the palm oil

The palm oil is used for the food preparation and the soap production throughout the DR Congo. It’s also the case in South-Kivu Province where almost 90% of the people use it. This business is profitable for the merchants. They…

Small experience with Michel

This is just my small memory in Kahuzi-Biega. During my first filming experience in Kahuzi-Biega National Park in August 1997, I met a young moderate Congolese driver called Michel who later surprised me with his knowledge and skill in mechanics.…

The town of Bukavu nowadays

The town of Bukavu, the capital of the South Kivu was built in the 1910’s during the period of Belgian colonization known as the Belgian Congo. It is located on the shore of the Lake Kivu and neighbors the Kamembe…