Congo: a training center threatened by landslides

Soukaina Sghir
Soukaina Sghir
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It has become almost a ritual, every morning before giving lessons to the young workers of the Don Bosco Catholic City Vocational Training Center, its director Remy Nkanku first comes to measure the danger to which this establishment is now exposed.

Operational for 30 years, the largest training school for skilled workers located north of Brazzaville is threatened by landslides caused by the torrential rains that fall constantly on the Congolese capital.

At the Don Bosco Center, training focuses on electricity, construction and industry, and other disciplines. Apprentices obtain, at the end of their training, a certificate of professional aptitude which opens the doors to the world of work. But faced with landslides Calixte Biyetidi who teaches mechanics does not hide his bitterness.

Furthermore, The Don Bosco Vocational Training School is in danger due to landslides, and these landslides will continue because the rains are not about to stop in Brazzaville, according to weather services. The school is in danger, and the neighboring plots too.

Maryam Lahbal

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