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- Congolese Water Spirits
- By Misty Bastian, 5 January 1996. Reproduces the myth of
the origin of female water spirits' white skin.
- France Moves to Revamp Public Reading in
- Panafrican News Agency (Dakar), 23 March 2001. France
and Congo Thursday signed a financial agreement to revamp
reading among youth by creating 11 pilot libraries in each
chief town of the country's ten regions [principal
language not specified, but presumably French]. The social
and economic crisis bedevilling Congo has caused a decline
in school attendance and a steady rise in illiteracy.
- Congolese Welcome Swahili As Official
- By Juakali Kambale, Inter Press Service (Johannesburg),
9 August 2004. News that Swahili has been adopted as one
of the African Union's working languages has been well
received in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where
nearly half the population speaks it, writes it, or