5 films Found
Compared to other parts of the world the coronavirus was slow to reach the continent of Africa. But the infection is now spreading to areas that have only just overcome the deadly Ebola disease.
The DRC has become the epicentre for a lethal new Ebola outbreak. Ongoing conflicts, political turmoil and misinformation campaigns make for a dangerous melting pot with the deadly disease at its centre.
Over 1000 people have been killed in Beni, Democratic Republic of Congo between 2014 and 2017. The perpetrators of these attacks remains unclear, as does the number of victims and their identities.
The trials and tribulations of a group of white South Africans resettling in the Congo. After the apartheid, many white people felt life in South Africa would be unsustainable going forwards. The Congo offers a new beginning - but they soon find antipathy from the locals and a lack of understanding from both parties has followed them to their new home.
Footage from 1960/1, immediately after Congo's independence from Belgium, and featuring good shots of Lumumba and Mbuto, as well as a rare riot at the UN in 1961.