Funeral Manoah-Joël Misago in Bujumbura (March 5, 2022)

Our dear colleague and BantUGent associate Manoah-Joël Misago (1975-2022), professor at the University of Burundi (Department of Kirundi & Kiswahili), was buried at the Mpanda cemetery in Bujumbura on March 5, 2022 in the presence of his family and many colleagues and friends. Maud Devos (RMCA & BantUGent) and Koen Bostoen (BantUGent) made a (pre-recorded) funeral speech on behalf of the UGent Centre for Bantu Studies (of the Department of Languages and Cultures at Ghent University) and the Department of Cultural Anthropology and History (of the Royal Museum for Central Africa in Tervuren). Ferdinand Mberamihigo and Ernest Nshemezimana, his colleagues from the University of Burundi and also BantUGent associates, were amongst the pallbearers and laid a mortuary crown on behalf of our team and department.