The weekly Episodes

November 13, 2021

Nov 13 - Nyenemo Sanguma: Realizing Congo’s Agricultural Potential

This episode of Congolive brings a young Congolese entrepreneur, Nyenemo Sanguma, to discuss how his organization has been able to help over 300 farmers in the […]
November 7, 2021

Nov 7: Kristof Bilsen - The making of an Elephant’s Dream

This episode of Congolive looks into the career of Belgian filmmaker Kristof Bilsen and his journey into making a film on the Congo. Bio Kristof Bilsen […]
October 31, 2021

Oct 31: Dedy Mbepongo Bilamba - Writing Our History One Book at a Time

CongoLive! interviewed ther inspiring and engaging Congolese author Dédy Mbepongo Bilamba on his latest book “À cloche-pied” (On One Leg) was released October 28, 2021 and […]
October 17, 2021

Oct 17: Ghislaine Sabiti - Interdisciplinary Artist on Fashion, Design and Exhibiting Art

Bio Ghislaine Sabiti, an interdisciplinary Congolese-born artist who was raised on the outskirts of Paris in France. She was introduced to art at a very young […]
October 10, 2021

Oct 10: Franco Luambo Makiadi - The Legend of an African Music Giant

For this episode, we examine how Luambo Makiadi aka Franco pioneered and popularized Rumba style in the 1950’s, 1960’s, 1970’s and 1980’s. “The African Music Giant” […]
September 26, 2021

Sept 26: Sarah Kazadi - A Conversation with Congolese Journalist and Filmmaker

Our guest for this episode is Congolese journalist and filmmaker Sarah M. Kazadi based in New York City. Her work has been featured in the NYTimes, […]
September 19, 2021

Sept 19: Alisa LaGamma: Kongo Power and Majesty

We are joined for this episode by Alisa LaGamma, the curator of the MET museum exhibit “KONGO: Power and Majesty” to discuss this landmark art exhibition […]
September 11, 2021

Sept 11: Kiripi Katembo Siku - The Legacy of A Congolese Photographer

On August 5, 2015, the Congo lost one of his great photographers by the name of Kiripi Katembo Siku who was only 36 years old. Congo […]
August 15, 2021

Aug 15: Naomi Yané - Emerging African Young Professionals

This episode looks into Naomi Yané’s career in journalism and her journey as a young professional and Congolese American in New York City. Naomi Yané is […]