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Democratic Republic of Congo

DR Congo map The Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire) is a huge African country, stretching from the Atlantic Ocean in the west to Lake Tanganyika in the east. It has rich mineral deposits of copper, diamond, cobalt, radium and other metals, but the full potential of these reserves has not been exploited.

Population: 68 million.
Languages: French, Lingala, Kiswahili, Tshiluba and Kikongo.
Main religion: Christian.

Link man (east/west) (south)

CBM activities Visits are made, usually annually, when the political situation allows.

Ecclesias East/West: Bukavu, Burora, Goma, Kalonge, Kavumu, Kinshasa, Kisangani, Kunzulu, Kwilu-Ngongo, Lukananda, Lukweti, Luvaka, Maluku, Mbandaka, Muyange, Nkana, Nyabiondo, Pinga. South: Baraka (x2), Kalémie (x3), Kipushi and Uvira. (about 400 members in total).

Picture story Picture story Message from Goma (2002)

Picture story Picture story Cameroon brothers visit Congo (2006)

Picture story Picture story Congo re-visited (2016)

French literature

Kiswahili literature