Choose fifty names in a country with more than sixty million people! This was the challenge. There will necessarily be unhappy and disgruntled people about unforgivable omissions. But this selection – which assumes a degree of subjectivity – seeks above all to present the personalities that make the DR Congo today and are expected to shape the future, fifty years after independence.
Opera singer, 21.
When, at the age of 8, he made his first vocalise in the choir of children Troubadours of SNCC parish of Lubumbashi, Serge Kakudji didn’t doubt he was destined to become a talented countertenor. It is Hubert Maheux, coordinator of the Halle de l’Etoile, the French cultural center in Lubumbashi, who gave him the necessary boost.| “
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