The Ambassador for the Democratic Republic of the Congo gave a lecture for the series of Lectures of SADC

January 15, 2016

On 6th of January 2016 (Wed), the Democratic Republic of the Congo became the 10th country in the series of lectures for the South African Development Community(SADC). Minister Plenipotentiary Mr. Raphael MWENDA BAMBINGANILA from the Embassy of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Japan gave the lecture. Minister BAMBINGANILA, who has resided in Japan for 11 years, gave a lecture whilst using a map of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the geography, history and economy of the country.
This series of lectures is held as a required subject for first-year undergraduates majoring in Africa. To promote exchange between Japan and Southern African Countries, the lectures are also open to TUFS students and faculty members without registration.

Date and Time: 10:10 – 11:40 a.m. on Wednesdays (see the schedule below for the exact dates)
Venue: Room 207 at the Research and Lecture Building in the Fuchu Campus
Contact for inquiries: Associate Prof. Sakai, at sakai_makiko[at] (Please replace [at] with @).

Visit to President Tateishi

At the Lecture


Schedule for the Series of Lectures 2015

Week1 Oct. 7 Introduction
Week2 Oct. 14 Republic of Zimbabwe
Week3 Oct. 21 Republic of Zambia
Week4 Oct. 28 United Republic of Tanzania
Week5 Nov. 4 Republic of South Africa
Week6 Nov. 11 Republic of Namibia
Week7 Nov. 25 Republic of Mozambique
Week8 Dec. 2 Republic of Malawi
Week9 Dec. 9 Republic of Madagascar
Week10 Dec. 16 Kingdom of Lesotho
Week11 Jan. 6 Democratic Republic of the Congo
Week12 Jan. 13 Republic of Botswana
Week13 Jan. 20 Republic of Angola