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Radio Congo

Author : Ben Rawlence
ISBN : 9781780740959
Genre : Travel
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While poring over dust-caked pamphlets in the library, Ben Rawlence stumbles upon the photo of a lost city of colonial Congo--a glistening, modern metropolis built by huge tin mines and European capitalists. Today, that city, Manono, sits beyond the infamous “Triangle of Death,” in an area rarely reached by outsiders since war turned the country’s rivers to blood. In this compelling debut, Rawlence sets out to gather the news from this ghost town in one of the most dangerous places in the world. Ignoring the advice of locals, reporters, and mercenaries, he travels by foot, motorbike, and canoe, taking his time and meeting the people who are rebuilding their homes with hope, faith, and nervous instinct. We meet Benjamin, the kindly father of the most terrifying Mai Mai warlord; Leya, who happily gives up a good job in Zambia to return to her razed town; Colonel Ibrahim, a guerrilla turned army officer; the Lebanese cousins Mohammed and Mohammed, who oversee the remains of Manono’s great mine; the priest Jean-Baptiste, who explains the conjoined prices of beer and normality; and the talk-show host Mama Christine, who dispenses counsel and courage in equal measure. From the “blood cheese” of Goma to the decaying city of Manono, Rawlence shares the real story of Congo during and after the war, and finds not just a lost city but the seeds of a peaceful future.
Category: Travel

Communicating Climate Change Through Radio Programs In The Congo Basin A Guide To The Preparation Monitoring And Evaluation Of Science Policy Dialogue Radio Programs

Author : Merline Touko Tchoko
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Updated information on climate change are lacking in the Congo basin. Moreover, available data are worded in a coded language that impairs their use in decision-making and thus contributes to increase the gap between the information available at the global level and those circulating in the region. This work aimed at assessing the mechanisms of dissemination of scientific information in Central Africa in order to adopt the information channels and languages adapted to various stakeholders, according to their abilities and needs. It is in this context that radio platforms bringing together scientists, policy makers and the public have emerged in 2013 and 2014 in Cameroon and Congo.
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Historical Dictionary Of Republic Of The Congo

Author : John Frank Clark
ISBN : 9780810849198
Genre : History
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Previously published as: Historical dictionary of the Democratic Republic of the Congo / by Emizet Franocois Kisangani and F. Scott Bobb. 2010.
Category: History

Democratic Republic Of Congo In Pictures

Author : Francesca Davis DiPiazza
ISBN : 9780822585725
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Presents a photographic introduction to the land, history, government, economy, people, and culture of the African nation of Democratic Republic of Congo.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Congo

Author : an P. Merriam
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Broadcasting Stations Of The World

Author : United States. Foreign Broadcast Information Service
ISBN : COLUMBIA:CU00268500
Genre : Radio stations
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Category: Radio stations

Congo Background Of Conflict

Author : Alan P. Merriam
ISBN : UVA:X000109744
Genre : Congo (Democratic Republic)
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Category: Congo (Democratic Republic)