1931 in the Belgian Congo

The following lists events that happened during 1931 in the Belgian Congo.

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the Belgian Congo




Date Event
Orgaman Group, a food production and distribution company, is founded.[1]
L'Écho du Katanga is founded.[2]
Rodolphe Dufour is appointed interim governor of Katanga Province.[3]
3 January Mission sui juris of Bikoro is established
1 April Apostolic Vicariate of Kisantu formed from part of the Apostolic Vicariate of Koango
1 July Société des Chemins de Fer Vicinaux du Congo opens the line from Komba to Buta
September Louis Postiaux (1882–1948) is appointed governor and deputy governor-general of Katanga Province.[4]
21 November First section of the Kivu Railway is inaugurated.[5]

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