Kingdom of Kongo The Kingdom of Kongo Kongo Kongo dya Ntotila or Wene wa Kongo Portuguese Reino do Kongo was a kingdom located in west central Africa in present day northern Angola, the western portion of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Republic of the Congo as well as the southernmost part of Gabon At its greatest extent it reached from the Atlantic Ocean in the west to the Kwango River in the The Battleship Kongo, Japanese Battleships The Battleship Kong The Japanese battleship Kong, a ship with a magical name and an important history, was budgeted in and ordered from the British shipbuilder Vickers in January .This was a significant act in an era of important shipbuilding Britain itself was in a great arms race with Germany. Kongo historical kingdom, Africa Britannica Kongo Kongo, former kingdom in west central Africa, located south of the Congo River present day Angola and Democratic Republic of the Congo According to traditional accounts, the kingdom was founded by Lukeni lua Nimi about Originally, it was probably a Nkisi Nkisi or Nkishi plural varies minkisi, zinkisi, or nkisi are spirits, or an object that a spirit inhabits.It is frequently applied to a variety of objects used throughout the Congo Basin in Central Africa especially in the Territory of Cabinda that are believed to contain spiritual powers or spirits The term and its concept have passed with the Atlantic slave trade to the Americas. Bakongo Nkondi Nail Fetish RAND AFRICAN ART NAIL FIGURE Nkisi Nkondi Yombe group, Kongo peoples, Shilango River area, Zaire, ith century Wood, metal, raffia cloth, pigment, clay, resin, cowrie shell Kingdom of Kongo South African History Online The Kingdom of Kongo was a large kingdom in the western part of central Africa The name comes from the fact that the founders of the kingdom were KiKongo speaking people, and the spelling of Congo with a C comes from the Portuguese translation. PRE COLONIAL AFRICAN KINGDOM OF KONGO ONCE A At the end of the sixteenth century, using information provided by Duarte Lopez, Pigafetta , Vol II, p described Mbanza Kongo, as it was modified by the Portuguese influence. Afonso I king of Kongo kingdom Britannica Afonso I Afonso I, ruler of Kongo historical kingdom in west central Africa and the first of a line of Portuguese vassal kings that lasted until the early th century He is sometimes called The Apostle of Kongo for his role in making Kongo a Christian kingdom Nothing is known of his early life most QA DR Congo conflict BBC News Congo and Rwanda Troubled history April June Genocide of Tutsis in Rwanda June Paul Kagame s Tutsi rebels take power in Rwanda, Hutus flee into Zaire Congo Kinshasa World Statesmen Congo Kinshasa politics, history, leaders Secretaries general of the International African Association in Brussels Sep Nov Jules Xavier Charles Joseph b.