Wildlife of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Bonobo

The natural life of the Democratic Republic of Congo is for the most part rich in organic varieties. It is also home to many greenery in forests and meadows sometimes submerged. The Democratic Republic of Congo also contains a tropical forest. Then there are five national parks. These are home to many types of gorillas, huge felines and feathered creatures. There are a ton of problems with the DRC and the hunt for “bushmeat”. This overexploitation of wild creatures makes goods rare and diminishes the number of inhabitants of endangered…

Here is how to make some pocket money in a hurry

Blacks by Peter Paul Rubens

Some extra money is always welcome in any who’s pocket thus let’s do a small research for the most logical & easy way(s). Image Peter Paul Rubens [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons – Four Studies of the Head of a Negro Posing in the academy This is something that works. You can find offers for a longer term job online, without doubt also in Belgium but maybe that is not really your intention. If you do not find anything in your immediate environment, it is quite possible that all vacancies…

Cocaine business in Antwerp – fulfillment

Entry Matonge gallery Elsene

It’s funny but for this article I chose a photo of the Matonge gallery entry in 1050 Brussels BE. In the immediate vicinity there are always some small markets of what they call “grass” that have nothing to do with the activities in the Grasmarkt which goes from the central station to stock exchange building at 1000 Brussels. Also, we are already talking about cocaine in Matonge. But the real commercial center of cocaine is in Antwerp, it seems. This morning De Tijd surprised me with an article containing some…

How to build a website

web design

Nothing is as easy as building just a website but building one that stands out is a real art. It’s not our intention to guide you through the steps to become a successful webmaster. Here you only find how to install a blog in a hurry. Web hosting is a small piece of web space coming from a giant web server. We call this shared web hosting. They also sell web hosting under other names which is for more specialized websites as huge e-commerces, chat sites a.o. You can program…

The crime of the Congo

Bas Congo

The crime of the Congo is written by Sir A. Conan Doyle, better-known as the spiritual father of Sherlock Holmes. He has also written science fiction (e.g. The Lost World and The Poison Belt) and horror and is also the author of a number of anti-political works or political criticisms. The crime of the Congo The crime of the Congo is a work every Belgian should read if he hasn’t read it yet. The first paragraph of the preface is a direct attack of the English on the folk with…

Highrise in Belgium

Kathedraaltoren

Belgium is the proud homeland of a series of skyscrapers below 150 m following a recent negligent search. Let’s mention that the last new skyscraper in Saudi Arabia, the Jeddah tower will reach over 1 kilometer by its expected completion in 2020. Another tower with compared height, Dubai Creek Tower, is expected in 2021 in Dubai. The Burj Khalifa tower in Dubai is 830 m high the tip included. The shard in London is around 300 m, a raw 200 m below the height of WTC tower in New York…

Matonge in Belgium

Entry Matonge gallery Elsene

Matonge is the Congolese neighbourhood in B1050 Elsene, one of the 19 communities of Brussels in Belgium. It’s main street is Waversesteenweg. Many Congolese if not most live free throughout the country. However, the situation in Brussels is not as in London where the black neighbourhood has disappeared completely it seems. How to reach Matonge in Brussels? If as a country inhabitant you insist on a trip through the capital and would include a visit to Matonge then the easiest point to choose as your destination is metro stop Naamsepoort.…