Judge E. Gorlia's first journey in the Belgian Congo from December 1909 to January 1912.
In 1911, on his first tour of inspection, Judge Gorlia travelled by foot from Lusambo to Dilolo. Until 1912, the Luba, the Songye, the Kanioka, the Lunda and the Chokwe territories extending southward to Dilolo, were administered as part of the Congo-Kasai district with headquarters at Lusambo.
Kanda Kanda, a small post on the left bank of the Luilu River, contained the usual administrative offices of a sub-district headquarter (Sankuru district, Lusambo province). The sub-district was mainly cotton-producing and only the Compagnie du Kasai had an establishment here.
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