• Open the land to the people. (Matadi-Kinshasa) A film by Bart Van den Hove

    The film "Open the land to the people" tells the story of a 15-year old boy leaving Matadi on a crowded train towards Kinshasa. The 'kibola-bola' train serves the oldest and only railroad that connects the port city with Kinshasa. The railway was constructed by the Belgians during the early colonial period to transport the digested raw materials and minerals. Until now it remains the only option for thousands of Congolese to travel between Matadi and the capital of Kinshasa.

    published: 20 Oct 2012
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    RDC Shipping Toyota rav4 to congo Kinshasa kintv24 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZcorTORYPas

    published: 27 Sep 2016
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    published: 06 Apr 2016
  • Party Land Kinshasa vient de nous rejoindre

    Party Land propose un décor original, raffiné et festif pour votre mariage dont vos invités se souviendront longtemps. Ils s'occupent de tout : conception - fabrication et mise en place sur le lieu choisi...http://www.moncongo.com/party-land-kinshasa

    published: 08 Dec 2015
  • Invest in DR Congo "the Land of Manyness''. Smart up your business!!!

    The Democratic Republic of Congo is the land to smart up your businesses. We offer taxes cut for small and medium enterprises willing to enter our market. If you are a starter, this is your opportunity. The government nowadays provides full insurances to foreign investors and fair taxes. Visit the government's official website www.primature.cd/investir to know more. To know about investment codes in the Democratic Republic of Congo, go to www.anapi.org. Video courtesy of DRC Government (c) All Rights Reserved

    published: 03 Aug 2014
  • What is the land area of Kinshasa?

    What is the population of Kinshasa? Watch this video to learn this and other trivia about Kinshasa

    published: 14 Jul 2017
  • Shipping Toyota rav4 to congo Kinshasa

    published: 01 Mar 2013
  • Africa Overland.Congo Brazzavile-Pioka-Kinshasa-Lubumbashi (2011)

    Around the World (www.toyota-adventure.com)

    published: 30 Dec 2012
  • RDC: les malewa, des gargotes de rue, font recette à Kinshasa

    A Kinshasa, capitale de la République démocratique du Congo minée par la misère, les gargotes de rue bon marché, appelées "malewa", sont de plus en plus prisées malgré une hygiène parfois douteuse.

    published: 12 Feb 2017
  • KINSHASA-MATADI, THE SERPENTINE ROAD ALONG CLIFFS -DEM REP OF THE CONGO

    On the road from Kinshasa to matadi the capital of the province of Bas-Congo, my eye was fed on to the best memorable view of the landscape, and learrned a lot about the first step of Western colonization of the richest country in Africa ( the Congo-Kinshasa). The trip is all tourist, recreational and educational. Highlights: Must see sites Zongo falls, Inga falls, the town of Boma ( where Stanley settled for a few nights),Moanda and Banana beaches ( to see in the next documentaries).

    published: 07 Jan 2014
  • class V Social Democratic Republic of Congo -Kinshasa

    class V Social Democratic Republic of Congo -Kinshasa

    published: 22 Jul 2016
  • ☛ Réactions des voyageurs du train Kinshasa-Matadi

    Le train express de la Société commerciale des transports et des ports (SCTP) a renoué avec le trafic Kinshasa-Matadi, samedi 22 août, suscitant l'espoir chez nombre de nos compatriotes, notamment les commerçants. Écoutons la réaction des voyageurs du voyage inaugural.

    published: 25 Aug 2015
  • Kinshasa Lubumbashi.

    published: 31 Oct 2012
  • Overland Profile: Thomas Across the DRC - Kinshasa to Lubumbashi

    In 2011 Thomas set out to drive around Africa. When he could not get a visa for Angola, he was forced to drive the infamous route from Kinshasa to Lubumbashi across the DRC. Learn more about his trip, and see what makes him tick! http://tjmechanicsandadventure.blogspot.com/ For all the details on how to drive your own vehicle Overland across a country, continent or the world, including gas prices, insurance, paperwork, camping and more, see http://wikioverland.org - The Encyclopedia of Overland Travel

    published: 05 Feb 2017
  • Ivory in the Market of Kinshasa

    The latest short video clips was shot in a market in Kinshasa in February 2013 but trying to film was somewhat unpredictable the traders at first agreed to allow me to film but on arrival they refused to allow me to film the ivory section of the market and I would only be allowed film curios for sale. The only way to film the ivory was to ask the traders to bring some of the ivory to the back of a hired land-cruiser but after filming the ivory being unloaded the market security block me from filming further but after complaining I was allowed to film curios for sale only. The subject of ivory trading in the open is still very much a sensitive subject as the market has been raided in the past and the markets ivory traders are cautious and wary of Westerners with cameras. We are plann...

    published: 11 Jun 2013
  • 1er Voyage Officiel du Train express Kinshasa - Matadi

    Suivez avec nous le premier voyage officiel du train express de Kinshasa vers matadi

    published: 01 Sep 2015
  • Chinese in Africa: businesses recover after Kinshasa riots

    As you walks into Shen Xingjian's shop Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo, one may see new glass counters, neat shelves and various goods.It's hard to imagine that this shop had been destroyed in the riots just 4 months ago... Music: Every Step by Silent Partner ,YouTube Audio Library

    published: 28 May 2015
  • La cite du fleuve hd

    Hawkwood Properties is a specialist fund manager. We are convinced that in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Kinshasa , superior returns can be made through active fund management. La Cité du Fleuve began as a dream in early 2008. After geotechnical, hydrological and marketing reports by reputable experts confirmed the project's viability, engineers and architects designed the islands while shareholders solicited support from all the major stakeholders. In June 2009 the long awaited reclamation and construction work began. Today, land is being reclaimed in preparation for a showhouse, which will be built while land for the rest of Phase 1 is being reclaimed.

    published: 24 Oct 2010
  • Landing in Kinshasa

    Coming out of the clouds following the Nsele river we land at Ndjili airport as the sun sets over the Congo river.

    published: 05 Apr 2011
  • Africa Overland - Crossing The Congo River #AfricaOverland

    Crossing the Congo River was one of the big moments of our trip. More people are exploring the alternative ferry crossing on the Congo, especially if you want to avoid the problems you encounter with the Brazzaville Kinshasa Ferry. While we stayed at the Hippocampe Hotel, Brazzaville, we opted for the Pioka ferry crossing South West of Brazzaville, not knowing what the roads had in store for us!!! This film shows the condition of some of the roads you can expect from Boko to the ferry and the road that takes you to Gombi Matadi. It took us 3 days of hard driving and was proper #AfricanOverland 4x4 - Ignorance is bliss !! Learn about our next adventure at www.langebaansunset.com

    published: 11 Feb 2011
  • File of Kinshasa airport, of Ilyushin planes

    Kinshasa, 2 May 1997 1. Airport tarmac 2. Soldiers on truck at airport 3. Close-up of soldier's machine-gun - tilt up to soldier's face Kinshasa, 8 May 1997 4. Wide of Kinshasa airport 5. Swiss Air container 6. People leaving plane 7. Mid shot airport with cars and plane in the scene Zhukovsky airfield, August 1995 8. Flight mechanic checks gauges onboard 9. Plane Ilyushin 76 taxies 10. Plane Ilyushin 76 takes off STORYLINE: More than half of the 200 passengers aboard a Russian-built cargo plane flying across Congo were feared dead after the aircraft's rear door burst open in mid-flight, according to airport officials on Friday. Congo's Defence Minister Irung Awan confirmed the accident had occurred on Thursday night but said he was unaware of any deaths. A...

    published: 21 Jul 2015
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  • 7 Facts about the Democratic Republic of Congo

    The Democratic Republic of Congo (not to be confused with its smaller neighbour, the Republic of Congo) is the second largest country in Africa and the 11th largest in the world. Formerly known as Zaire or, before that, Belgian Congo, today it’s the largest Francophone nation, with more French speakers than France itself. You can now support this channel via Patreon, by accessing the link bellow. Thank you! https://www.patreon.com/7facts Learn, Share, Subscribe The African series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRSS8U_aviqtyOJOPSmcRlyd The Oceanian series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRT-Yslq4Rpl_1bByPrZqYyM The American Series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRR8eYVQa9r_t3h4Tc2bmhsu The Asian series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?...

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Open the land to the people. (Matadi-Kinshasa) A film by Bart Van den Hove

Open the land to the people. (Matadi-Kinshasa) A film by Bart Van den Hove

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  • Duration: 2:26
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2012
  • views: 2208
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The film "Open the land to the people" tells the story of a 15-year old boy leaving Matadi on a crowded train towards Kinshasa. The 'kibola-bola' train serves the oldest and only railroad that connects the port city with Kinshasa. The railway was constructed by the Belgians during the early colonial period to transport the digested raw materials and minerals. Until now it remains the only option for thousands of Congolese to travel between Matadi and the capital of Kinshasa.
https://wn.com/Open_The_Land_To_The_People._(Matadi_Kinshasa)_A_Film_By_Bart_Van_Den_Hove
RDC Shipping Toyota rav4 to congo Kinshasa

RDC Shipping Toyota rav4 to congo Kinshasa

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  • Duration: 3:05
  • Updated: 27 Sep 2016
  • views: 380
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RDC Shipping Toyota rav4 to congo Kinshasa kintv24 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZcorTORYPas
https://wn.com/Rdc_Shipping_Toyota_Rav4_To_Congo_Kinshasa
Traversée Lubumbashi Kinshasa, 26 mars 2016, 9eme jour, Land Cruiser HZJ 105

Traversée Lubumbashi Kinshasa, 26 mars 2016, 9eme jour, Land Cruiser HZJ 105

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  • Duration: 2:30
  • Updated: 06 Apr 2016
  • views: 1172
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un pont délicat à passer, plus d'infos sur www.ggroadtrip.com
https://wn.com/Traversée_Lubumbashi_Kinshasa,_26_Mars_2016,_9Eme_Jour,_Land_Cruiser_Hzj_105
Party Land Kinshasa vient de nous rejoindre

Party Land Kinshasa vient de nous rejoindre

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  • Duration: 0:15
  • Updated: 08 Dec 2015
  • views: 20
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Party Land propose un décor original, raffiné et festif pour votre mariage dont vos invités se souviendront longtemps. Ils s'occupent de tout : conception - fabrication et mise en place sur le lieu choisi...http://www.moncongo.com/party-land-kinshasa
https://wn.com/Party_Land_Kinshasa_Vient_De_Nous_Rejoindre
Invest in DR Congo "the Land of Manyness''. Smart up your business!!!

Invest in DR Congo "the Land of Manyness''. Smart up your business!!!

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  • Duration: 2:04
  • Updated: 03 Aug 2014
  • views: 1776
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The Democratic Republic of Congo is the land to smart up your businesses. We offer taxes cut for small and medium enterprises willing to enter our market. If you are a starter, this is your opportunity. The government nowadays provides full insurances to foreign investors and fair taxes. Visit the government's official website www.primature.cd/investir to know more. To know about investment codes in the Democratic Republic of Congo, go to www.anapi.org. Video courtesy of DRC Government (c) All Rights Reserved
https://wn.com/Invest_In_Dr_Congo_The_Land_Of_Manyness''._Smart_Up_Your_Business
What is the land area of Kinshasa?

What is the land area of Kinshasa?

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  • Updated: 14 Jul 2017
  • views: 1
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What is the population of Kinshasa? Watch this video to learn this and other trivia about Kinshasa
https://wn.com/What_Is_The_Land_Area_Of_Kinshasa
Shipping Toyota rav4 to congo Kinshasa

Shipping Toyota rav4 to congo Kinshasa

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  • Duration: 3:05
  • Updated: 01 Mar 2013
  • views: 648
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https://wn.com/Shipping_Toyota_Rav4_To_Congo_Kinshasa
Africa Overland.Congo Brazzavile-Pioka-Kinshasa-Lubumbashi (2011)

Africa Overland.Congo Brazzavile-Pioka-Kinshasa-Lubumbashi (2011)

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  • Duration: 13:59
  • Updated: 30 Dec 2012
  • views: 2385
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Around the World (www.toyota-adventure.com)
https://wn.com/Africa_Overland.Congo_Brazzavile_Pioka_Kinshasa_Lubumbashi_(2011)
RDC: les malewa, des gargotes de rue, font recette à Kinshasa

RDC: les malewa, des gargotes de rue, font recette à Kinshasa

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  • Duration: 1:13
  • Updated: 12 Feb 2017
  • views: 2743
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A Kinshasa, capitale de la République démocratique du Congo minée par la misère, les gargotes de rue bon marché, appelées "malewa", sont de plus en plus prisées malgré une hygiène parfois douteuse.
https://wn.com/Rdc_Les_Malewa,_Des_Gargotes_De_Rue,_Font_Recette_À_Kinshasa
KINSHASA-MATADI, THE SERPENTINE ROAD ALONG CLIFFS -DEM REP OF THE CONGO

KINSHASA-MATADI, THE SERPENTINE ROAD ALONG CLIFFS -DEM REP OF THE CONGO

  • Order:
  • Duration: 15:31
  • Updated: 07 Jan 2014
  • views: 4427
videos
On the road from Kinshasa to matadi the capital of the province of Bas-Congo, my eye was fed on to the best memorable view of the landscape, and learrned a lot about the first step of Western colonization of the richest country in Africa ( the Congo-Kinshasa). The trip is all tourist, recreational and educational. Highlights: Must see sites Zongo falls, Inga falls, the town of Boma ( where Stanley settled for a few nights),Moanda and Banana beaches ( to see in the next documentaries).
https://wn.com/Kinshasa_Matadi,_The_Serpentine_Road_Along_Cliffs_Dem_Rep_Of_The_Congo
class V Social Democratic Republic of Congo -Kinshasa

class V Social Democratic Republic of Congo -Kinshasa

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  • Duration: 8:01
  • Updated: 22 Jul 2016
  • views: 3102
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☛ Réactions des voyageurs du train Kinshasa-Matadi

☛ Réactions des voyageurs du train Kinshasa-Matadi

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  • Duration: 6:07
  • Updated: 25 Aug 2015
  • views: 16592
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Le train express de la Société commerciale des transports et des ports (SCTP) a renoué avec le trafic Kinshasa-Matadi, samedi 22 août, suscitant l'espoir chez nombre de nos compatriotes, notamment les commerçants. Écoutons la réaction des voyageurs du voyage inaugural.
https://wn.com/☛_Réactions_Des_Voyageurs_Du_Train_Kinshasa_Matadi
Kinshasa Lubumbashi.

Kinshasa Lubumbashi.

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  • Duration: 8:32
  • Updated: 31 Oct 2012
  • views: 604
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https://wn.com/Kinshasa_Lubumbashi.
Overland Profile: Thomas Across the DRC - Kinshasa to Lubumbashi

Overland Profile: Thomas Across the DRC - Kinshasa to Lubumbashi

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  • Duration: 4:12
  • Updated: 05 Feb 2017
  • views: 2339
videos
In 2011 Thomas set out to drive around Africa. When he could not get a visa for Angola, he was forced to drive the infamous route from Kinshasa to Lubumbashi across the DRC. Learn more about his trip, and see what makes him tick! http://tjmechanicsandadventure.blogspot.com/ For all the details on how to drive your own vehicle Overland across a country, continent or the world, including gas prices, insurance, paperwork, camping and more, see http://wikioverland.org - The Encyclopedia of Overland Travel
https://wn.com/Overland_Profile_Thomas_Across_The_Drc_Kinshasa_To_Lubumbashi
Ivory in the Market of Kinshasa

Ivory in the Market of Kinshasa

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  • Duration: 2:17
  • Updated: 11 Jun 2013
  • views: 348
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The latest short video clips was shot in a market in Kinshasa in February 2013 but trying to film was somewhat unpredictable the traders at first agreed to allow me to film but on arrival they refused to allow me to film the ivory section of the market and I would only be allowed film curios for sale. The only way to film the ivory was to ask the traders to bring some of the ivory to the back of a hired land-cruiser but after filming the ivory being unloaded the market security block me from filming further but after complaining I was allowed to film curios for sale only. The subject of ivory trading in the open is still very much a sensitive subject as the market has been raided in the past and the markets ivory traders are cautious and wary of Westerners with cameras. We are planning to return at the end of June to re-film within the market as we feel this is a subject that needs to be urgently exposed and documented. After Kinshasa we will travel onto Dzanga-Sangha in the CAR to film the aftermath of poaching within this World Heritage Park. Our Indiegogo site is presently struggling to raise the Necessary funds that would allow us to return to the Congo Basin and onto China we Urgently Appeal for further funds to help us to complete the documentation of the illegal international ivory trade. Please give generously and help make a difference. From Steve Olive Taylor Film - Maker. Green Heart Films.
https://wn.com/Ivory_In_The_Market_Of_Kinshasa
1er Voyage Officiel du Train express Kinshasa - Matadi

1er Voyage Officiel du Train express Kinshasa - Matadi

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  • Duration: 25:16
  • Updated: 01 Sep 2015
  • views: 3869
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Suivez avec nous le premier voyage officiel du train express de Kinshasa vers matadi
https://wn.com/1Er_Voyage_Officiel_Du_Train_Express_Kinshasa_Matadi
Chinese in Africa: businesses recover after Kinshasa riots

Chinese in Africa: businesses recover after Kinshasa riots

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  • Duration: 1:32
  • Updated: 28 May 2015
  • views: 2541
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As you walks into Shen Xingjian's shop Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo, one may see new glass counters, neat shelves and various goods.It's hard to imagine that this shop had been destroyed in the riots just 4 months ago... Music: Every Step by Silent Partner ,YouTube Audio Library
https://wn.com/Chinese_In_Africa_Businesses_Recover_After_Kinshasa_Riots
La cite du fleuve hd

La cite du fleuve hd

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  • Duration: 6:47
  • Updated: 24 Oct 2010
  • views: 37596
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Hawkwood Properties is a specialist fund manager. We are convinced that in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Kinshasa , superior returns can be made through active fund management. La Cité du Fleuve began as a dream in early 2008. After geotechnical, hydrological and marketing reports by reputable experts confirmed the project's viability, engineers and architects designed the islands while shareholders solicited support from all the major stakeholders. In June 2009 the long awaited reclamation and construction work began. Today, land is being reclaimed in preparation for a showhouse, which will be built while land for the rest of Phase 1 is being reclaimed.
https://wn.com/La_Cite_Du_Fleuve_Hd
Landing in Kinshasa

Landing in Kinshasa

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  • Duration: 2:19
  • Updated: 05 Apr 2011
  • views: 4580
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Coming out of the clouds following the Nsele river we land at Ndjili airport as the sun sets over the Congo river.
https://wn.com/Landing_In_Kinshasa
Africa Overland - Crossing The Congo River #AfricaOverland

Africa Overland - Crossing The Congo River #AfricaOverland

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  • Duration: 4:05
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2011
  • views: 14423
videos
Crossing the Congo River was one of the big moments of our trip. More people are exploring the alternative ferry crossing on the Congo, especially if you want to avoid the problems you encounter with the Brazzaville Kinshasa Ferry. While we stayed at the Hippocampe Hotel, Brazzaville, we opted for the Pioka ferry crossing South West of Brazzaville, not knowing what the roads had in store for us!!! This film shows the condition of some of the roads you can expect from Boko to the ferry and the road that takes you to Gombi Matadi. It took us 3 days of hard driving and was proper #AfricanOverland 4x4 - Ignorance is bliss !! Learn about our next adventure at www.langebaansunset.com
https://wn.com/Africa_Overland_Crossing_The_Congo_River_Africaoverland
File of Kinshasa airport, of Ilyushin planes

File of Kinshasa airport, of Ilyushin planes

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  • Duration: 1:16
  • Updated: 21 Jul 2015
  • views: 959
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Kinshasa, 2 May 1997 1. Airport tarmac 2. Soldiers on truck at airport 3. Close-up of soldier's machine-gun - tilt up to soldier's face Kinshasa, 8 May 1997 4. Wide of Kinshasa airport 5. Swiss Air container 6. People leaving plane 7. Mid shot airport with cars and plane in the scene Zhukovsky airfield, August 1995 8. Flight mechanic checks gauges onboard 9. Plane Ilyushin 76 taxies 10. Plane Ilyushin 76 takes off STORYLINE: More than half of the 200 passengers aboard a Russian-built cargo plane flying across Congo were feared dead after the aircraft's rear door burst open in mid-flight, according to airport officials on Friday. Congo's Defence Minister Irung Awan confirmed the accident had occurred on Thursday night but said he was unaware of any deaths. Awan said after the incident occurred some 45 minutes into the flight, the pilots managed to turn back and land the plane in Kinshasa. Two officials at the international airport in Congo's capital, Kinshasa, independently told The Associated Press that 129 people were believed to have been sucked out of the plane. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity and their accounts could not be immediately confirmed. The plane, a privately-owned Ilyushin 76, had apparently been chartered to transport Congolese police force members and their families from Kinshasa to the southeastern city of Lubumbashi. The mainstay medium transport plane, the Ilyushin 76 Candid first entered service with the former Soviet air force in 1974 . Over 700 such aircrafts have since been built. With take-off weight of some 200 tonnes and the payload to 50 tonnes, it can carry its cargo for up to four thousand kilometres. Ilyushin 76 is popular in Africa as it is designed to land and take off on unpaved airfields. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/b5e7ec2e9ff4e2e6045d3d913f6bfde1 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
https://wn.com/File_Of_Kinshasa_Airport,_Of_Ilyushin_Planes
kinshasa 2016

kinshasa 2016

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  • Duration: 5:34
  • Updated: 11 Apr 2016
  • views: 221
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https://wn.com/Kinshasa_2016
Toyota Land Cruiser Kinshasa installation douche

Toyota Land Cruiser Kinshasa installation douche

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  • Duration: 0:54
  • Updated: 30 Apr 2015
  • views: 194
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https://wn.com/Toyota_Land_Cruiser_Kinshasa_Installation_Douche
7 Facts about the Democratic Republic of Congo

7 Facts about the Democratic Republic of Congo

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  • Duration: 3:22
  • Updated: 21 Jan 2017
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The Democratic Republic of Congo (not to be confused with its smaller neighbour, the Republic of Congo) is the second largest country in Africa and the 11th largest in the world. Formerly known as Zaire or, before that, Belgian Congo, today it’s the largest Francophone nation, with more French speakers than France itself. You can now support this channel via Patreon, by accessing the link bellow. Thank you! https://www.patreon.com/7facts Learn, Share, Subscribe The African series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRSS8U_aviqtyOJOPSmcRlyd The Oceanian series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRT-Yslq4Rpl_1bByPrZqYyM The American Series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRR8eYVQa9r_t3h4Tc2bmhsu The Asian series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRRGIkTyr4u371Fx6e88Qx2N The European Series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRTa_XMM9a4hDh2Yo9CsZzOR Social Media: https://twitter.com/Sebastian2Go https://www.facebook.com/official7facts ------------------------------------------------ In this brief video you can find seven little known facts about the Democratic Republic of Congo. 1. The Democratic Republic of the Congo is the 2nd largest country in Africa and 11th largest in the world. At 2,344,858 square kilometers, the DRC covers a land area larger than the combined territories of Spain, France, Germany, Sweden, Norway and Lithuania. 2. With a population of over 80 million, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is the 4th most-populated nation in Africa and the 18th most populated country in the world. The people represent over 200 ethnic groups, with nearly 250 languages and dialects spoken throughout the country. Kinshasa, the capital, is the largest French-speaking city in the world. 3. Despite being a poor and conflict-ridden country, the DRC boasts a space program. Privately financed by the Développement Tous Azimuts (DTA), with significant government support, the Troposphere rockets are expected to send cargo to outer space in the near future. 4. Kinshasa and Brazzaville in the next-door Republic of Congo are the closest capital cities in the world (with the exception of Vatican City and Rome). A bridge across the Congo River still needs to be constructed to connect the two political centers. 5. The great apes, such as the bonobos and the eastern lowland gorillas, can be found only in Congo. Along with the common chimpanzee, the bonobo is the closest extant relative to humans. 6. The DRC used to have a very strange form of currency, called the Katanga cross. The metal is made of copper and is shaped in the form of an X. The Katanga cross underwent a change of value from being owned by tribal chiefs, who used them for large transactions or rituals, to a more widespread use for purchasing perishable goods, although its main use was to bind marriages. 7. The DRC is among the most resource-rich countries on the planet, yet it continues to have an extremely poor population. Tin, tungsten, tantalum, and gold have been dubbed “conflict minerals.” Armed groups use the profits from sales for campaigns of violence. More Info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democratic_Republic_of_the_Congo https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Troposphere_(rocket_family) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bonobo http://currencies.wikia.com/wiki/Katanga_cross Music: Teknoaxe – Cutting Through the Madness https://www.youtube.com/user/teknoaxe Images: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/c9/Dr_congo_in_au.png http://kingofwallpapers.com/congo/congo-013.jpg http://africa-facts.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/african-kids.jpg https://childrenincrisis.files.wordpress.com/2012/08/jess.jpg https://www.carbonbrief.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/launch-of-NOAA-17.jpg https://images.vice.com/vice/images/articles/meta/2014/03/15/hows-the-congolese-space-program-doing-1413249485257.jpeg?crop=1xw:1xh;center,center&resize=1440:* http://airlines-airports.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Congo-Kinshasa.jpg http://www.gtreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Kinshasa-Republic-Of-The-Congo-River-Crane-e1434104342420.jpg http://www.slate.com/content/dam/slate/blogs/xx_factor/2016/09/14/why_do_we_idolize_chimps_when_we_could_be_imitating_feminist_bonobos/72408173-kinshasa-democratic-republic-of-the-congo-this-picture.jpg.CROP.promo-xlarge2.jpg http://www.awf.org/sites/default/files/media/gallery/wildlife/Bonobo/620065_CYRIL%20RUOSO.jpg?itok=8W9zuAbi http://www.amazigh.it/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/KGrHqZoQFIrli9M7zBSQe1diL2g60_571.jpg https://www.sheridan-portraits.fr/collections/article-01/48-katanga-cross.JPG http://blogs.yis.ac.jp/20kimk/files/2014/10/2234_1pngmining_025__1_-2mblv3n.jpg http://interrete.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Conflict-Minerals-Rebels-and-Child-Soldiers-in-Congo-.jpg Intro video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwZ0nbYy5To Intro Creator: Design Showcase https://www.youtube.com/hasanhalai123
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