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 is a photographer, journalist and communication designer. Freelance since 2008, his works are focused on documentary-social themes. He cooperates with No Profit Organizations, magazines and companies with photographs and graphics projects focused especially on awareness-fundraising campaigns. He lives in Basel, Switzerland.