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Kinshasa: Dutch Embassy is looking for an administrative assistant (29/4/2014)
The Embassy of The Kingdom of The Netherlands in Kinshasa is looking for an administrative assistant ( m /f ) , for immediate employment, preferably Dutch-speaking.
Call up towards the African community: cells for a girl who is very ill (16/1/2014)
A girl of 15 years old, suffers from leukemia and is urgently in need of a bone marrow donor. This donor can only be AFRICAN! This is an urgent call because she remains in Uz Gasthuisberg since August 20th 2013. She has 1 chance at 50.000 to find the right donor for her. Please share and divide this message to friends and groups.
USA - Friends of the Condo - A Season in the Congo, Dec. 19 - 22, 2013 (16/12/2013)Aimé Césaire's A Season In The Congo opens at the LaMaMa Experimental Theatre, December 19-22, 2013.
USA - Friends of the Congo: Join us for Congo Week, October 20 - 26, 2013 (23/9/2013)Dear Friends,
As we embark upon the sixth anniversary of Breaking The Silence Congo Week, we greet you in a period of opportunity and possibilities. Due to your engagement, an increasing number of people throughout the globe is becoming aware of the situation in the Congo and demanding of their leaders that they do all in their power to bring an end to the deadliest conflict in the world since World War Two.
PROFIL: Fundraiser Africalia Asbl (21/6/2013)Descriptif Africalia
Africalia est une association active depuis 2001 dans le domaine de la coopération culturelle avec Afrique. Soutenue principalement par la Coopération au développement belge, Africalia met en œuvre des programmes dappui auprès dune vingtaine de structures culturelles dans 7 pays (Sénégal, Burkina Faso, Rd-Congo, Burundi, Kenya, Zimbabwe et Afrique du Sud). Complémentairement à son action sur le terrain, Africalia mène une démarche de plaidoyer en Belgique et à linternational en faveur du rôle déterminant que jouent la culture et la créativité dans toutes les dimensions de la coopération et de la solidarité Nord - Sud.
Discover the facebook page of Belgiums embassy in Kinshasa: (10/6/2013)
CinéKin: ‘Argo (March 28th) (25/3/2013)
Based on true events, Argo chronicles the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans, which unfolded behind the scenes of the Iran hostage crisis-the truth of which was unknown by the public for decades.
CinéKin shows ‘Skyfall (4/2/2013)
Daniel Craig is back as Ian Fleming's James Bond 007 in Skyfall, the 23rd adventure in the longest-running film franchise of all time.
Oxfam GB is looking for a WASH Quality Co-ordinator in DRCongo (4/2/2013)
Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Promotion Quality Coordinator DRC
Job Reference no. INT5971
Bukavu (South Kivu)
Closing date for applications (UK Time)
6 February 2013
We want 2013 Nobel Peace Prize for Doctor Denis Mukwege! (4/12/2012)Pétition to B. Obama, H. Van Rompuy, J.M. Barroso, P. Tomka, N. Mandela
LONDON, RAS - Rwanda, Congo and the M23: Explaining violenc in the Eastern DRC -Tuesday, 27 November 2012 - 6:00pm (26/11/2012)Speakers
Dr Phil Clark, Lecturer in Comparative and International Politics with reference to Africa, SOAS
Fred Robarts, former member of the UN Group of Experts on DRC
Günther von Billerbeck, Director, Africa Practice, G3 (formerly with the UN in Goma)
Yoletta Nyange, Rwandan-born Freelance Journalist
Cissa Wa Numbe, Secretary General of United Nations Association of DR Congo
Congo Week: Commemorate The Tragedy, Celebrate the Culture (25/9/2012)Dear Friends,
I greet you in the midst of these very trying times for my country. Since April, nearly a half million Congolese have been displaced and rendered homeless by a Rwandan-backed rebel movement in the east of our country. A United Nations Group of Experts report says Rwanda is training, arming and financing rebels that have destabilized the east of the Congo.
29 09 12 Europe's Footprints A 1600 km long Theater (25/9/2012)see attachment
Kinshasa – Cinema Bilili: “The Adventures of Tintin” (Friday June 22nd) (20/6/2012)
Invitation to a conference "DR Congo at the turning point" (5/6/2012)
Please find here enclosed the invitation to the Conference “DR Congo at the turning point” taking place in Berlin, Germany, on 5-6 June 2012. The conference is organised by the Ecumenical Network Central Africa and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung.
Kinshasa – Cinema Bilili: ‘The Triplets of Belleville (May 10th) (9/5/2012)
The Triplets of Belleville (French: Les Triplettes de Belleville) is a 2003 animated comedy film written and directed by Sylvain Chomet.
Become a CongoForum friend and supporter! (1/4/2012)
Kinshasa - Cinema Bilili is showing ‘Melancholia (Thursday March 15th) (12/3/2012)
Jubilee brother Luc Vansina (08/01/2012 in Kortenaken) (15/12/2011)
Leuven: Cities in Development: Spaces, Conflicts and Agency (November 22nd) (15/11/2011)
Professor Arjun Appadurai is a widely acclaimed anthropologist and one of the worlds most prominent thinkers on globalization, public culture and urban studies. He will be a guest speaker in a debate evening with professor Filip De Boeck on ‘The speculative city: Cases from Mumbai and Kinshasa.
This debate evening is part of a series on ‘Cities in Development: Spaces, Conflicts and Agency and will take place on Tuesday 22 November 2011 in Leuven.
Brussels: debate about DR Congo in KVS (November 15th) (10/11/2011)
The occasion for this debate is the publication of two new books: Elections and the Media in Post-Conflict Africa: Votes and voices for peace by Marie-Soleil Frère (University of Brussels) and Congo Masquerade: the political culture of aid inefficiency and reform failure by Theodore Trefon (Royal Museum of Central Africa). Both books will be introduced by the authors themselves, after which they will hold a debate with Koen Vidal (De Morgen), François Ryckmans (RTBF journalist), Hans Hoebeke (Egmont Institute) and others.
Friends of the Congo - Congo in Harlem Weekend Finale (21/10/2011)Dear Friend,
Join us in Harlem, New York this weekend at the Mayseles Cinema for the finale of the third annual Congo in Harlem Film and Performance Series.
This weekend's line up includes:
Friends of the Congo - Congo Week Benefit Concert: Connecting Congolese Youth To The Global Community, Sat. Oct. 22nd (21/10/2011)Congo Week culminates on Saturday, October 22nd with a benefit concert connecting youth in the United States with youth leaders inside the Congo. The Congolese youth will host their concert at the Alliance Franco-Congolais de Kisangani ( AFRANCO ), while the youth in the United States will host their concert at the University of Maryland[, College Park.
War Child Holland is looking for Manager Operations D.R. Congo (18/10/2011)War Child Holland is an international NGO aiming at providing psychosocial relief to children in (former) war and/or conflict zones. War Child invests in the peaceful future of children affected by war. War Child's goal is the empowerment of children in war-affected areas, through psychosocial programmes in which creative and sports activities are used to reinforce the psychological and social development and the welfare of the children and to create public awareness of the problems of children in (former) war zones.
Alternative visions on African Cities – Cases from East Africa (18/10/2011)The CADES team would like to invite you to our first debate:
25 October 2011 | 7.30 pm | Auditorium STUK
Live Webcast, Sunday, Oct. 16, 4:30 PM EST, Conflict Minerals: An Exchange Among Experts (15/10/2011)Friends of the Congo is partnering with Sahara Reporters to launch Congo Week IV with a live webcast from Congo in Harlem at the Maysles Cinema in Harlem, New York on Sunday, October 16, 2011.
Brussels: third edition of ‘Africalienne (David Minor Lunga, Célestin Kasongo, Jonathan Kombe) (11/10/2011)
To celebrate the recent publication of the book ‘Théâtre Contemporain Congolais, a co-edition by Lansman Edition, Le Tarmac des Auteurs and Africalia, we invite you to participate in our third AFRICALIENNE.
11 10 11 Congo Week IV, October 16 - 22, Join The Global Movement (11/10/2011)Dear Friends,
I greet you in the name of many Congolese youth who are seeking to ride the winds of change that blew from the African youth revolution in Soweto in 1976 to the streets of Cairo today, and making its way across the Atlantic to America, symbolized by the Occupy Wall Street movement.
3rd Pan-Africanism congress in Munich on the 28th and 29th October 2011 (23/9/2011)Dear friend,
The 3rd Pan-Africanism congress will take place under the patronage of the Mayor of the City of Munich on the 28th and 29th October 2011 at the Goethe-Forum, Dachauer Str. 122, in Munich.
Jobs - DR Congo - Programme Director (21/9/2011)Posted: 15 September 2011 Deadline: 06 October 2011
Job type: Contract Salary: TBD
Location: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Organisation: Tearfund - UK
Country manager, Democratic Republic of Congo (21/9/2011)Based: Kinshasa, DRC
Contract type: Open-end contract
Salary: US$ 69,800 - 78,724 pa
Closing date: 28 September, 2011
Cinema Bilili: documentary Staff Benda Bilili on Wednesday September 7th (Kinshasa) (30/8/2011)
Most of you remember the movie-nights Andy Declerck organized on Wednesday. Unfortunately Andy returned back to Belgium this summer.
Out of sympathy, and at his request, we decided (Karly, Steven, Yannick and Nan) to continue this initiative. Because we want to bring people in Kinshasa together to see a good movie and a glass afterwards.
Antwerp: information on project ‘Leaders of tomorrow, July 16th (African Platform) (5/7/2011)
Saturday, July 16, I organize a day of information on the project leaders of tomorrow' from the African Platform.
This will take place in Atlas from 14h to 17h in the Carnotstreet 110, 2060 Antwerpen.
Friends of the Congo: premiere screenings of ‘Crisis in the Congo: Uncovering the Truth (25/6/2011)
On Thursday, June 30, 2011, the 51st anniversary of the Democratic Republic of Congo's independence, Friends of the Congo will host premiere screenings of Crisis in the Congo: Uncovering the Truth in select cities throughout the United States and Canada (New York, Washington, Toronto, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Detroit, Ann Arbor and Pittsburgh).
CinéKin: movie ‘Exit Through the Gift Shop (Wednesday May 4th) (3/5/2011)
This Wednesday 04/05/2011, at 20u, we present "Exit Through the Gift Shop" from director Banksy with Banksy, Thierry Guetta, Space Invader, etc…
Brussels : symposium China in Africa and the Congo-China contract (Friday May 27th) (27/4/2011)
Rainforest Foundation Norway: looking for a coordinator / adviser (11/4/2011)
Rainforest Foundation Norway is looking for an experienced program coordinator / adviser to our program "Rights-based, sustainable rainforest management in Central Africa".
Dungu : project manager centre for former child soldiers (1/4/2011)PROJECT MANAGER
CinéKin: movie ‘Black Swan (Wednesday March 23rd) (22/3/2011)
This Wednesday 23/03/2011, at 20u, we present "Black Swan" from director Darren Aronofsky with Oscarwinner Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis and Vincent Cassel.
CinéKin: movie ‘The American (Wednesday, March 9th) (8/3/2011)
This Wednesday 09/03/2011, at 20u, we present "The American" from director Anton Corbijn with George Clooney, Violante Placido and Thekla Reuten.
CinéKin: movie ‘Let me in on Wednesday February 2nd (31/1/2011)
This Wednesday 02/02/2011 at 8pm, we present "Let me in" from director Matt Reeves with Codi Smith-Mcphee, Chloë Grace Moritz and Richard Jenkins.
CinéKin: movie ‘Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (Wednesday January 19th) (18/1/2011)
This Wednesday 19/01/2011 at 8pm, we present "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps" from director Oliver Stone with Michael Douglas, Shia Labeouf and Carey Mulligan.
Call for information and documentation on regionalism in the Great Lakes Region (CEPGL and EAC) (30/12/2010)
I am a master student in Conflict and Development at the university of Ghent, Belgium. My master proof consists in a research project on regionalism in the Great Lakes Region of Africa.
Singapore: Picasso's love affair with Africa is revealed in new exhibition (10/12/2010)
As the cradle of human civilisation, Africa is the place where everything began. And as a new exhibition reveals, it may also have had a hand at modern art.
KU Leuven: lecture on DR Congo (this evening) (2/12/2010)
The K.U. Leuven kindly invites you for the last lecture of a series of four that discuss past, present and future of the R.D.Congo. The final lectures starts on Thursday 02 December at 19 h. in the auditorium of Museum M in Leuven and takes about an hour. The IBI-village-project will be discussed as an example of sustainable development in RDCongo:
CinéKin: movie ‘Buried on Wednesday December 1st (29/11/2010)
This Wednesday 01/12/2010 at 8pm, we present "Buried" from director Rodrigo Cortès with Ryan Reynolds.
Brussels: book launch ‘The Trouble with the Congo (Monday November 22nd) (17/11/2010)
EGMONT – The Royal Institute for International Relations and the Groupe de Recherche en Appui aux Politiques de Paix (GRAPAX) have the pleasure to invite you to the launch of the book:
The Trouble with the Congo. Local Violence and the Failure of International Peacebuilding
By Séverine Autesserre, Columbia University
CinéKin: movie ‘The Social Network (Wednesday November 17th) (16/11/2010)
This Wednesday 17/11/2010 at 8pm, we present "The Social Network" from director David Fincher (Se7en, Ficht Club) with Jesse Eisenberg and Justin Timberlake.
Anderlues : humanitarian dinner-concert in favor of the hurt people of Sud-Kivu (26 november) (6/11/2010)
The organisation Mas Ministries invites you to a humanitarian dinner-concert, held at Anderlues on friday 26/11/2010 and starting at 7 pm.
The earnings will go to the programmes "Ecole d'ici et d'ailleurs" and "Santé d'ici et d'ailleurs", in favor of the hurt people of Sud-Kivu, municipality of Fizi-Itombwe, in DR Congo.
More information can be found in the document attached.
The presales can be purchased by a deposit of the corresponding amount on the banc account of the organisation.
Legal experts address how UN report can bring justice to people of Africa's Great Lakes region (20/10/2010)
What: Impunity, lack of accountable and injustices have reigned in Africa's Great Lakes Region for the past 16 years. A recent United Nations report calls for the establishment of an international mechanism that will deliver justice to the victims of the region who have suffered at the hands of armed groups and regional militias and armies.
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