GODEFROID MUNONGO: SON OF KATANGA This site recounts the story of my father Godefroid Munongo, a man whose destiny and deeds remain exceptional.

Born and raised in Bunkeya at the royal court of the Bayeke kingdom, Godefroid Munongo knew from an early age that great things awaited him.
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THE STRONG MAN OF KATANGA This nickname was not given to Godefroid Munongo only for his strong views in politics, but it was equally given to him to describe his connections to the “little people”, the have-nots.
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GODEFROID MUNONGO: FATHER, KING, AND STATESMAN A long time ago, someone said: “It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather, we should thank God that such men lived.” Godefroid Munongo lived a full life and it is about his life that I decided to write about.
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THE PASSING OF A GREAT MAN On Thursday, May 28, 1992, I was at work, at the Human Rights League, where I had been working for 2 years when I received a call from my counsin Rachel Kafuku Chikassa.  She had trouble controlling her emotions and said, “Domi, hurry to Ngaliema, Muyomba (uncle) had a malaise.”
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