Poulet-Mayo is a unique Congolese chicken concoction born on the streets of Kinshasa three years ago, as a way of whetting more customers appetite and boosting sales at a local street food restaurant. Today, it features on hundreds of menus and has become a firm Kinnois favourite that inspired a song with fans saying it can easily compete with worldwide classics like steaks and shawarmas.
Jillios, alias Jill, is a nine-year-old Congolese boy who is an ardent supporter of the Napoli football club. On September 25, he displayed his own football skills in Kinshasa, while sharing his dream of one day meeting his idols. Jillios was also seen on Wednesday September 30, enjoying some interviews of his favourite Napoli superstars, which he was watching on a phone with his feet.
The Rwandan and Congolese health ministers sign a joint agreement in the context of the fight against the spread of the Ebola virus. The joint communiqué includes the establishment of a cross-border consultation to develop joint strategies for the prevention and management of Ebola cases, including monitoring, information sharing and vaccinations.
In a makeshift tent, 43-year-old Congolese psychologist Mamie Nouria Meniko analyses the drawings of children suffering from PTSD in the Lazaré displaced persons' camp. Families from the region are squeezed together here, having fled the abuses of armed groups. For Meniko, this method helps bridge the gap between children and adults.