As the dash to revivify the city concludes, it all seems like a bit of a sham. It's like your house is a mess and people are coming over so you shove everything that will fit in a closet and the rest in the stove. But better something than nothing.
It is such a momentous occasion that they even turned on the street lights, though this probably means that there is no power somewhere else in Kinshasa. It's pretty much an absolute certainty that the lights will go out again once the independence celebration is over. You can only have fun for so long.
Please also note the pavement and road lines. Painted by hand with TLC.