Sun. Oct 1st, 2023


The Democratic Republic of Congo’s last surviving World War Two veteran, Corporal Albert Kunyuku, will be buried next Friday, according to the producer of the film about his life José Adolphe Voto

Corporal Kunyuku died on 25 November last year, aged 100.

He was was among 25,000 soldiers of the Belgian Congo Army, La Force Publique, deployed to fight alongside Belgian troops during the conflict.

He was honoured last June by Belgium’s King Philippe at an elaborate ceremony during the monarch’s first visit to the African country.

By Joy

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