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LA BEAUTE CACHEE DE LA RDC

Partant de sa définition,
LA BEAUTE: se définit comme: un caractère de ce qui est beau, de façon brillante.
BEAU:C'est quelque chose qui plait à l'œil ou à l'esprit, quelque chose qui est agréable, avantageux, considérable...
LA BEAUTE CACHEE DU CONGO: Quand quelque chose est cachée, c’est –à- dire qu'elle ne peut pas briller, ni plaire à l'œil ne peut pas être agréable, ni avantageux, non plus considérable, Donc elle est sans valeur.
QUELLE EST CETTE BEAUTE QUI EST CACHEE?
Comme nous le connaissons tous le CONGO est un pays beau digne de son nom, grâce à sa splendide, suite à cette splendide qu'il connait multiples conséquences néfaste
"Un adage dit dans mon dialecte que si vous vous mariez à une belle femme, préparez-vous à des conséquences" c’est le cas du Congo.
Parlons un peu de l’environnement : étant comme tout ce qui nous entoure, ensembles des éléments naturels et artificiels qui entourent les hommes.
CE QUI NOUS ENTOURENT : Les forets, les collines, les vallées les rivières …….
Tout ceci est somptueux pour nous, c’est là que proviennent nos richesses : planches, plantes médicinales, les minerais, et autres, mais dommage se sont d’autres pays qui en profitent et nous mourront de faim.
Notre sol et sous-sol est plein de bonne chose, mais hélas ! À cause de cela nombreux pays se proclame aujourd’hui parmi les premiers producteurs de l’un ou l’autre de ces merveilleux du Congo, après les avoir eu légalement et pourquoi pas illégalement ?
Nos Ressources Naturelles : Nous avons 8 sites Réserves Naturelles « parcs nationaux » qui font partie de notre richesse qui pourraient nous aider mais à présent nous sommes devant un fait accomplis, du fait que le pays est en guerre, nous ne recevons plus des visiteurs, touristes pour visiter ces merveilles.
LA FAUNE ET LA FLORE : Un exemple typique des forets MUGABA, IRHUNDWE, KASHEI en chefferie de Nindja, territoire de kabare, au Sud-Kivu (mon village natal(
Au par avant s’étaient des forets vertes, danses, mais depuis l’arrivée des étrangers Rwandais ces forets ont étés occupées et détruites : c’est là qu’ils :
• Coupent les arbres pour leur construction et bois de chauffage
• Scient les bois (planches) pour leurs survies
• Déforestation pour fabrication des braises
• Incendies, feu de brousse
• Chasse aux animaux
• Ferme pour leurs bêtes
• Tirer les coups de balles dans les forets. Tout ceci a causé un problème aux animaux, ils se sentent menacés, et d’autres prennent fuite a des longues distances car l’air est déjà pollué, ils sont tués et ou massacrés.
LE PEUPLES AUTOCHTONES : Je me représente notre cher peuple pygmée qui aujourd’hui est entre l’enclume et le marteau du fait que c’est un peuple qui carrément son milieu de vie c’est la foret, aujourd’hui est chassé du foret, n’est pas admis ou n’est pas intégré comme il se doit dans la communauté BANTOU.
Les Rivières et Collines : C’est dans les rivières et collines que l’on creuse tout ces minerais :or, coltan, cassitérite, diamant …..
Le congolais lui creuse pour sa survie, il travail plus pour moins gagner,
Nous regrettons beaucoup de la richesse que BANRO se procure ici chez-nous, quelle est la part du congolais dans tout ceci ? Qu’ont gagnés les personnes qui occupaient cette place ?
LA PAIX EN RDC : Quand reviendra la paix en RDC ? Quand nos forets, nos champs, nos villages sont encore occupés par ces assaillants, ces belligérants, belliqueux ?
LA RDC SERAIT D’UNE BEAUTE A COUPER LE SOUFFLE SI NOUS VIVIONS EN HARMONIE AVEC LES ETRANGERS.
La guerre nous a causée beaucoup de mal qui n’a pas été dans notre culture
Le viol : Avec le taux que représente ce fléau dans notre pays, avec toutes les conséquences néfastes, la femme de la RDC a perdu toute sa dignité où peut-elle la retrouver ?
Les enfants issus de viol : ces enfants sont aujourd’hui un casse-tête dans nos communautés.
Les tueries et massacres : les enfants ont assistés le massacre de leurs parents, les adultes ont assistés ceux de leurs conjoints et leurs chers, et cela est gravé dans leurs mémoire et ça affecte toute leurs vies.
Moi personnellement j’étais orpheline depuis les bas âges, je connais très bien le problème de l’orphelin, l’être par destin c’est normal mais le devenir) cause d’une autre personne c’est difficile à comprendre.
CONFLIT : beaucoup de conflit ont pris source a partir de ces guerres.qui en sera le médiateur ?
LA BALKANISATION : Le problème de balkanisation est à la base « cause des ces guerres perpétuelles et sa source n’est autre que notre richesse.
Ainsi au nom de la RDC, au nom de toutes les femmes de la RDC nous disons non à la balkanisation .c’est là qu’est cachée la beauté de la RDC, qui pourra aider le congolais à retrouver la beauté de son pays ?
Je dis et je vous remercie.
bajirachishuba@gmail.com

English translation by community member Evjoy

Hidden Beauty of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Beginning with the definition:
Beauty: defined as a character of that which is beautiful, in a brilliant manner.
Beautiful: something that is pleasing to the eye or the heart, something that is agreeable, advantageous, considerable…

Hidden beauty of Congo: When something is hidden, meaning something that can’t shine nor please the eye, be agreeable, advantageous, or considerable, it doesn’t hold any worth.
What is this hidden beauty? As we all know, the Congo is a beautiful country worthy of its name that, following this splendor and even caused this splendor, Congo suffers from multiple harmful consequences.

“A saying in my dialect states that if you marry a beautiful women, get ready for the consequences.” This is Congo’s dilemma.

Let’s talk a bit about the environment – being, like all that is around us, the ensemble of natural and artificial elements surrounding the people.
What surrounds us: Forests, hills, valleys, rivers… All of this is sumptuous for us. This is where our riches come from: wood, medicinal plants, minerals, and more. It’s terrible that other countries profit from these riches while we die of starvation. Our ground and beneath the ground is rich but alas! Because of this, numerous other countries declare themselves today among the first producers of one or another wonder of Congo, and legally or even illegally take them.

Our natural resources: We have eight Natural Reserve sites, or National Parks, that make up part of our richness that could help us. But at present we face a done deal, due to the fact that our country is at war, we do not receive any more visitors or tourists to visit these natural wonders.

Fauna and Flora: A typical example of Mugaba, Irhundwe, and Kashei forests’ former glory in the chieftainship of Nindja, Kabare territory in South-Kivu (my childhood village) is that they were green dense forests. But since the arrival of foreign Rwandans, these forests have been taken over and destroyed. Here they:
• Cut the trees down to use as construction material and firewood
• Sawed the wood (boards) for their survival
• Deforestation to make charcoal
• Created wildfires and brushfires
• Hunted the animals
• Created farms for their beasts
• Went shooting in the forests.
All of this created problems for the animals. They feel threatened and others run far away to escape the pollution in the air. They are killed and/or massacred.

The Native Peoples: I picture our dear pygmy people that today are between the anvil and the hammer because of the fact that the lives of these people are completely dependent on the forest but they are being chased from the forest, are not allowed into the forest, or aren’t integrated like they should be in the Bantou community.
The rivers and hills: In the rivers and hills is where the minerals are dug out: gold, coltan, cassiterite, diamonds… The Congolese dig to survive, they work harder for less. We really regret the riches that BANRO (Canadian Gold company) procures from us here in our land. What is the Congolese’ part in all of this? What have the people earned who’ve occupied this place?

Peace in the DRC: When will peace return to the DRC? When our forests, our fields, our villages are still occupied by these assailants, belligerent and aggressive?

The Democratic Republic of Congo would be a breathtaking beauty if we lived in harmony with foreigners. The war has caused us so much harm never before seen in our culture. Rape: with the percentage that represents this plague in our country, with all of the harmful consequences, the women of the DRC have lost all their dignity. Where can they find it again? Children produced by rape: these children today are a conundrum in our communities. Murder and massacres: children have witnessed the massacre of their parents; adults have witnessed the murder of their partners and their loved ones. This is etched in their memories and that will affect them for the rest of their lives.

Me personally, I was orphaned from a very young age; I know very well the problems of the orphan. To be one through destiny is normal but to become one because of another person is difficult to understand.
Conflict: a lot of conflict has stemmed from these wars. Who will be the mediator?

Balkanization: The problem of Balkanization is the base cause of these perpetual wars, and its source is none other than our riches. Thus, in the name of the DRC, in the name of all the women of the DRC, we say NO to Balkanization. That is the hidden beauty of Congo. Who will be able to help the Congolese rediscover the beauty of their country?
Thank you.

Comments

Evjoy's picture

Bonjour et Merci!

Bonjour Bajira!

Merci d'avoir partagé votre point-de-vue sur la beauté de Congo. Votre récit est très bien écrit et fait réfléchir le lecteur sur la situation en Congo. Vous peignez une image très triste de votre beau pays. Mais il est important de poser les questions difficiles pour commencer une conversation - une conversation qui peut aider les Congolese à trouver des solutions aux problèmes. Quelles idées est-ce que vous avez sur les solutions pour le Congo? Il faut que tout le reste du monde entende ce que vous avez à dire! S'il vous plaît, continuez à dénoncer les atrocités qui vous entourent et à vous exprimer sur World Pulse.

Courage,
Evelyn

BAJIRA CHISHUBA's picture

votre commentaire

Merci de votre article commentaire ma sœur Évelyne,merci pour courage,merci pour ta lecture et tout ton courage que tu as disposer , continuons la collaboration

bajira

Evjoy's picture

Translation

Hidden Beauty of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Beginning with the definition:
Beauty: defined as a character of that which is beautiful, in a brilliant manner.
Beautiful: something that is pleasing to the eye or the heart, something that is agreeable, advantageous, considerable…

Hidden beauty of Congo: When something is hidden, meaning something that can’t shine nor please the eye, be agreeable, advantageous, or considerable, it doesn’t hold any worth.
What is this hidden beauty? As we all know, the Congo is a beautiful country worthy of its name that, following this splendor and even caused this splendor, Congo suffers from multiple harmful consequences.

“A saying in my dialect states that if you marry a beautiful women, get ready for the consequences.” This is Congo’s dilemma.

Let’s talk a bit about the environment – being, like all that is around us, the ensemble of natural and artificial elements surrounding the people.
What surrounds us: Forests, hills, valleys, rivers… All of this is sumptuous for us. This is where our riches come from: wood, medicinal plants, minerals, and more. It’s terrible that other countries profit from these riches while we die of starvation. Our ground and beneath the ground is rich but alas! Because of this, numerous other countries declare themselves today among the first producers of one or another wonder of Congo, and legally or even illegally take them.

Our natural resources: We have eight Natural Reserve sites, or National Parks, that make up part of our richness that could help us. But at present we face a done deal, due to the fact that our country is at war, we do not receive any more visitors or tourists to visit these natural wonders.

Fauna and Flora: A typical example of Mugaba, Irhundwe, and Kashei forests’ former glory in the chieftainship of Nindja, Kabare territory in South-Kivu (my childhood village) is that they were green dense forests. But since the arrival of foreign Rwandans, these forests have been taken over and destroyed. Here they:
• Cut the trees down to use as construction material and firewood
• Sawed the wood (boards) for their survival
• Deforestation to make charcoal
• Created wildfires and brushfires
• Hunted the animals
• Created farms for their beasts
• Went shooting in the forests.
All of this created problems for the animals. They feel threatened and others run far away to escape the pollution in the air. They are killed and/or massacred.

The Native Peoples: I picture our dear pygmy people that today are between the anvil and the hammer because of the fact that the lives of these people are completely dependent on the forest but they are being chased from the forest, are not allowed into the forest, or aren’t integrated like they should be in the Bantou community.
The rivers and hills: In the rivers and hills is where the minerals are dug out: gold, coltan, cassiterite, diamonds… The Congolese dig to survive, they work harder for less. We really regret the riches that BANRO (Canadian Gold company) procures from us here in our land. What is the Congolese’ part in all of this? What have the people earned who’ve occupied this place?

Peace in the DRC: When will peace return to the DRC? When our forests, our fields, our villages are still occupied by these assailants, belligerent and aggressive?

The Democratic Republic of Congo would be a breathtaking beauty if we lived in harmony with foreigners. The war has caused us so much harm never before seen in our culture. Rape: with the percentage that represents this plague in our country, with all of the harmful consequences, the women of the DRC have lost all their dignity. Where can they find it again? Children produced by rape: these children today are a conundrum in our communities. Murder and massacres: children have witnessed the massacre of their parents; adults have witnessed the murder of their partners and their loved ones. This is etched in their memories and that will affect them for the rest of their lives.

Me personally, I was orphaned from a very young age; I know very well the problems of the orphan. To be one through destiny is normal but to become one because of another person is difficult to understand.
Conflict: a lot of conflict has stemmed from these wars. Who will be the mediator?

Balkanization: The problem of Balkanization is the base cause of these perpetual wars, and its source is none other than our riches. Thus, in the name of the DRC, in the name of all the women of the DRC, we say NO to Balkanization. That is the hidden beauty of Congo. Who will be able to help the Congolese rediscover the beauty of their country?
Thank you.

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