Library

Library

Welcome to our Library, your gateway to exploring the rich tapestry of Congolese history, culture, and knowledge. Dive into a diverse collection of books, videos, and articles meticulously curated to illuminate the multifaceted aspects of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and its global community. Whether you’re a scholar, a history enthusiast, or simply curious about Congolese heritage, our library offers a treasure trove of resources to educate and inspire.

Categories

History

Explore the rich and complex history of the DRC, from its pre-colonial origins to the present day. Learn about key historical events, influential figures, and cultural developments that have shaped the nation's identity.

Culture

Delve into the vibrant cultural tapestry of the Congolese people, encompassing music, dance, art, literature, cuisine, and more. Discover the diversity of traditions and customs that contribute to the unique cultural heritage of the DRC.

Economics and Finance

Gain insights into the economic landscape of the DRC, including discussions on economic development, trade, investment opportunities, and challenges facing the country's financial sector.

Sports

Celebrate the passion and athleticism of Congolese athletes in various sports disciplines. From football to basketball, boxing to athletics, explore the triumphs and achievements of sports stars representing the DRC on the global stage.

Current Affairs

Stay informed about current events and issues affecting the DRC and its diaspora community worldwide. Our library features articles, documentaries, and analyses on topics ranging from politics and human rights to environmental conservation and social activism.

Inspirational Stories

Discover inspiring narratives of resilience, innovation, and success from Congolese individuals making a positive impact in their communities and beyond. From groundbreaking entrepreneurs to visionary artists, their stories serve as a source of motivation and empowerment.

Recommended Resources

Explore our library and embark on a journey of discovery and enlightenment. Whether you’re seeking to deepen your understanding of Congolese history, culture, or contemporary issues, our curated collection offers something for every curious mind.

Books

⦁ “Congo: The Epic History of a People” by David Van Reybrouck

⦁ “King Leopold’s Ghost” by Kabila 

⦁ “In the Footsteps of Mr. Kurtz” by Georges Nzongola Ntalaja

History:

-Congo – The epic history of a people by David Van Reybrouck

-Congo – Une histoire by David Van reybrouck

-The Congo – from Leopold to kabila by Georges Nzongola ntalaja

-L’assassinat de Lumumba; Ludo De Witte.

-Congo-Zaïre: les coulisses du pouvoir sous Mobutu; Evariste Mabi Mulumba 

-Médecin de Mobutu; William T.Close

– L’autre Lumumba. Peuple du Congo, résistances et victories sur le front de la Guerre froide- Norbert Mbu- Mputu.

– Patrice Lumumba: Discours, Lettres, Textes- Norbert Mbu-Mputu 

Culture :

Culture and customs of the Congo by Tshile Malema Mukenge

Economics and finance :

l’economie de la republique democratique du congo by Fabien Maombi Mushi

-Réforme au Congo ( RDC)   Attentes et désillusions- Sous La Direction De Théodore Trefon

-L’Afrique au secours de l’occident, Anne-Cecile Robert 

-La corruption en République Démocratique du Congo- Justin Kabongo Tunsala

-Les nouveaux prédateurs, politiques des puissances en Afrique Centrale- Colette Braeckman

Videos

⦁ “Virunga” (Documentary)

⦁ “Congo: A Journey to the Heart of Africa” (Documentary)

⦁ “The Forgotten War” (Documentary)

Sports :

Cent ans de sports en republique democratique du congo by Pierre Kabala

Current affairs :

– Foreign policy magazines 

https://www.grip.org/

– Holocauste Du congo by Charles Onana 

– Le viol une arme de terreur-Dans le spillage du combat du Docteur Mukwenge 

– Ouvrages GRIP (Groupe de recherche et d’information sur la paix et la sécurité)

https://www.grip.org/

– Tyrans d’afrique by Vincent Huge


-Ma Nation- Pépin Guillaume Manjolo

Inspirational stories :

Reinventing order in the Congo By Theodore Trefon

 

 

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