Climate and Weather of Kikwit, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Kikwit, Democratic Republic of the Congo

The climate of Kikwit Kikwit is located in the southwest, on the Kwilu River. It is an important center in the province of Kwilu. The city has its own airport and football stadium, and is connected to the capital by a road and rivers. In addition, Kikwit has the dubious honor of being the first city where Ebola broke out in 1995. Kikwit is also the home of the Bapende…

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Democratic Republic of the Congo Healthcare and Money

Democratic Republic of the Congo Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required Eat Drink 4 – malaria 3 – Typhoid & Polio Yes – cholera 2 yellow fever 1 Overview The medical care cannot be compared with Europe, it is often problematic in terms of technology and equipment, the hygienic standards are fundamentally inadequate and catastrophic in the interior of the country. In many cases there is also a lack of European-trained doctors who speak…

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Democratic Republic of the Congo History

Democratic Republic of the Congo History

In March 2016, the International Criminal Court (ICC) found former Vice President Bemba guilty of crimes against humanity and war crimes and sentenced him to 18 years in prison in June 2016. In the same year a domestic political conflict escalated over the scheduling of the constitutional parliamentary and presidential elections. In September 2016, the electoral commission announced that it would not be able to hold the elections due to…

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