Category Archives: DRC

Witnessing the ‘power of we’

Once again the themes of Blog Action Day (today) and World Food Day (tomorrow) coincide with each other enough to prompt me to pen another of these sporadic blog posts. This year’s BAD is on the admittedly broad theme of … Continue reading

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Unexpected meetings at Les Recontres d’Arles

Having been a long-term, long-distance observer of the Rencontres d’Arles photo festival for many years, I finally fulfilled a long-held ambition to actually visit it in the flesh a couple of weeks ago. Admittedly this was a good few weeks after the … Continue reading

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Welcome to Kinshasa: Africa for beginners?

“Welcome to the Congo”, said my driver, Emmanuel, as we walked to the car from the vaguely organised chaos of Kinshasa’s Ndjili airport. “This is not a place for beginners”, he continued, as I confessed that this was my first … Continue reading

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