1925 in the Belgian Congo

The following lists events that happened during 1925 in the Belgian Congo.

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the Belgian Congo




Date Event
Kipushi Mine starts production.
Kwilu Ngongo Sugar Refinery is created in the town of Kwilu Ngongo.[1]
Charles Duchesne is appointed governor and deputy governor-general of the province of Équateur.[2]
March Sonatra (Société Nationale des Transports Fluviaux au Congo) merges with the transport operations of the Compagnie Industrielle et de Transports au Stanley Pool (Citas) to create Unatra (Union nationale des Transports fluviaux).[3]
April Albert National Park is established, the core of what would become Virunga National Park.[4]
2 July Patrice Lumumba, first prime minister of the Republic of the Congo (Léopoldville), is born in Onalua in the Katako-Kombe Territory of the Kasaï Province .
5 October Antoine Gizenga, future prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is born in Mbanze.

See alsoEdit



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  • "Finasucre - Kwilo Ngongo Sugar Refining Mill", Industry About, 28 April 2019, retrieved 15 April 2021
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