Mbanza Kongo Monument to Be Restored

Mbanza Kongo — The historic monuments of Mbanza Kongo city, capital of northern Zaire province, will be rehabilitated as from this year, Angop learned. The initiative is part of the project to include Mbanza Kongo City in the list of world heritage. Officials have  pledged to guarantee the preservation of the mentioned monuments and sites, as well as define and mark the areas for archaeological works, between the tomb of Lady Mpomlo, the Baptist Evangelic Mission and the Catholic Mission.

Other works will be carried out in the former residences of the secretaries of the Kings Yala Nkuwu, Sunguilu, at the museum of the Kongo Kingdom, in the tomb of the Priests, the Tadi Dia Bukikua and other areas where it is possible to find archaeological vestiges.

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