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  • Album review: Konono No. 1's 'Assume Crash Position'

     
    You know you're doing something right when your die-hard fans include post-rock pioneers Tortoise, Björk and "Simpsons" creator Matt Groening. Such is the case of Konono No.1, the Congo-based legend that is revered internationally, but largely overlooked in i
  • Torrents of civil war pound ravaged Congo

    The rains start in October in Katanga province, with huge drops that fall as they do only in the tropics, straight and hard, like a hail of ball bearings. Water pools. And then, restlessly, the runoff begins to move. It slides northward across an immense...

    River of blood flows in war-torn Congo

    There are two new burial grounds in this steamy river town. Gaston Nyimu Kaya built one. It looks like a small Arlington cemetery."We buried the people we could identify here," says Nyimu, the young Red Cross chief of Kisangani. He points to long rows of...

    City's 5 million reduced to mere survival

    The invalids line their wheelchairs along the edge of the pier, high above the Congo River's swirling, deadly currents, as if about to plunge in. But they are not suicidal. They are in a race. And they must solve an important puzzle: How can they board...

    Belgium confronts its colonial past

    Brussels -- Generations of Belgian schoolchildren have tramped past glass-topped cases of insects at the Royal Museum for Central Africa, a few miles southeast of Brussels. Now this moldering dowager, created by Belgian King Leopold II around the turn...