Dieuveil Malonga at his restaurant Meza Malonga in Rwanda’s capital Kigali. Malonga is helping to elevate Afro-fusion cuisine. Photo: AFP
Dieuveil Malonga at his restaurant Meza Malonga in Rwanda’s capital Kigali. Malonga is helping to elevate Afro-fusion cuisine. Photo: AFP
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Chef’s two-year journey across Africa helped elevate his Afro-fusion cuisine to ‘business class’

  • Congo-born Dieuveil Malonga learned his craft in Europe’s top restaurants. A two-year trip around Africa helped him find the key to his new restaurant, and life
  • At Meza Malonga in Rwanda’s capital, Kigali, diners pay US$150 for an experience that marries traditional ingredients from across Africa with modern techniques

Dieuveil Malonga at his restaurant Meza Malonga in Rwanda’s capital Kigali. Malonga is helping to elevate Afro-fusion cuisine. Photo: AFP
Dieuveil Malonga at his restaurant Meza Malonga in Rwanda’s capital Kigali. Malonga is helping to elevate Afro-fusion cuisine. Photo: AFP
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