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A Guide to Lubumbashi – NEW website!!

April 5, 2012

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The Kimbilio project, a centre for street children in Lubumbashi, DR Congo, is proud to launch the website www.lubumbashicongo.com!! The website acts as an information portal for the city of Lubumbashi, DR Congo’s second-largest. It is an information-rich site that delves into all the facets making up this vibrant city’s personality. Find out about the […]

Congo: take 2

August 28, 2011

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So I find myself back in the Congo, once more. I realise there has been a fair bit of radio silence from this blog for a while now, for which I apologise. I will attempt to make up for that. I arrived at 00.30am last Friday night (technically Saturday morning) after a rather gruelling 14 […]

An OT in Africa

May 7, 2011

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This is a piece I wrote for the old boys magazine of my old school a few months ago. Worth noting how important supporting charities – in any way – can be. I’ve been interested in charitable work from an early age. Fond memories of school fundraising projects and taking part in conservation on Wednesday […]

#royalwedding

April 29, 2011

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10.00 (GMT +1): Astonishing. That’s probably the only word that I can use to describe all the hufflepuff – sorry (& thank you) Ms. Rowling but I’m giving this word a new meaning – surrounding the 2011 Royal Wedding between Prince William and Princess-to-be Kate Middleton. It’s all over the media, it’s clogging up every […]

Kundelungu National Park HIGHLIGHTS

April 17, 2011

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Well I’m finally able to upload something about my trip to Kundelungu National Park last weekend – internet hasn’t allowed it until now. Useless internet connection. Kundelungu is considered as the sister park to Upemba, and as you can see from the map on the left, it is located right next to Upemba. The habitat […]

Louder Together

April 12, 2011

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The Consortium for Street Children, a consortium of 60 NGOs working in over 130 countries worldwide, today launches the ‘International Day for Street Children: Louder Together’ campaign. The campaign aims to highlight the plight of street children the world over. While many countries have signed up to the UN Convention on the Rights of the […]

O bom sabor de la selva

April 4, 2011

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I’m speechless. It turns out they do drink (or sell, at least) Um Bongo in the Congo!!!! I can’t actually believe it. I really can’t. I’ve been preparing my rant for days, waiting for the final confirmation that it doesn’t exist over here. And yet, it does. Wow – amazing! Über huge congratulations (and thanks!) […]