September 2013: troops of FARDC, the D.R.Congo army forces, are waiting the last assault against the rebels of M23 near the Ugandan border. The soldiers in these pictures, 42nd Battalion Commandos, are under control of colonel Mamadou Ndala. Ndala (on the right side of the photo n.4) was killed in January 2014.
Erberto Zani (Italy, 1978) is a freelance photographer, journalist and photo books designer. Since 1998 he worked as photographer in advertisement sector. Freelance since 2008, most of his works are focused documentary-social themes. He cooperates with companies, magazines and No Profit Organizations, for photographs and editorial projects. Available for assignments internationally, he lives in Basel - Switzerland.