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[Today in History] February 10th

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1879 – Henry Morton Stanley departs for the Congo

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[Today in History] December 14th

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1882 – Henry Morton Stanley returns to Brussels from the Congo

BIRTHDAYS

1932 – Étienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba, politician and former prime minister, is born in Kananga, West Kasaï Province

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[Today in History] December 5th

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CONGO

1887 – Stanley’s expedition reaches plateau at Lake Albert
2005 – The Lake Tanganyika earthquake causes significant damage, mostly in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Kale/Today In History, Pà Kongo|About Congo

[Today in History] November 21st

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1880 – Henry Stanley & Pierre de Brazza quarrel about possession of Congo

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[Today in History] October 12th

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1881 – Henry Morton Stanley signs contract with one of the Congolese monarch

DEATHS
1951 – Simon Kimbangu, Congo prophet, dies in captivity at 62
1989 – Franco Luambo Makiadi dies at 51

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[Today in History] September 29th

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CONGO

1881 – Henry Morton Stanley signs contract with one of the Congolese monarch
1962 – UNIMO (UNIon de MOngo) is founded, directed by Bomboka Ndjoku and its headquarters located at Coquilhatville (Mbandaka).

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[Today in History] August 13th

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1881 – Henry Morton Stanley signs contract with one of the Congolese monarch

2004 – 156 Congolese Tutsi refugees massacred at the Gatumba refugee camp in Burundi.

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[Today in History] June 15th

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CONGO
1887 – Stanley’s expedition reaches Yambuya waterfalls, near Kisangani, Oriental Province

GLOBAL
1907 – 44 nations meet in 2nd Hague Peace Conference

Documentary/Interview, Pà Kongo|About Congo

[Documentary] Black Heart, White Men (2011)

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The documentary is similar to Kongo. Obviously the same team produced both versions but this one with shorter editing (2 hours instead of  2 hours and 30 minutes) and some archive images are different. Also this one comes with English subtitles (click on CC).

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Documentary/Interview, Pà Kongo|About Congo

[Documentary] Kongo (2010)

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Ce documentaire, mélangeant animations et images d’archives,  couvre l’histoire du Congo depuis sa découverte par Duarte Lopes jusqu’àa l’avènement de Joseph Kabila… ***CERTAINES IMAGES PEUVENT CHOQUER***

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