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  • WHO says 70 die from illness in Congo, denies Ebola link

    KINSHASA/DAKAR (Reuters) - At least 70 people have died in northern Democratic Republic of Congo from an outbreak of hemorrhagic gastroenteritis, the World Health Organization said on Thursday, denying that the illness was Ebola.
  • Congo army and attackers clash in capital, killing dozens

    Congo army and attackers clash in capital, killing dozens
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — A series of attacks in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital left dozens of people dead Monday as the army fought off assailants identified as followers of a disgruntled religious leader. The coordinated attacks,...

    Tabu Ley Rochereau dies at 73; musician brought Afro-pop worldwide

    Tabu Ley Rochereau dies at 73; musician brought Afro-pop worldwide
    Congolese superstar musician and songwriter Tabu Ley Rochereau, whose electrifying performances fused African and Latin rhythms into an irresistible blend, was greatly responsible in the 1970s for bringing Afro-pop to Europe and other parts of the world....

    'Opika Pende: Africa at 78 RPM' resurrects a continent's music

     
    Jonathan Ward's ‘Opika Pende' box set resurrects the world of early African music — with a history lesson in the mix. Jonathan Ward's music room in his second-floor Angeleno Heights walk-up is a tight, comfortable space with three walls full.....

    Congo election violence kills five as voters go to the polls

     
    Chaos and violence mar elections in Congo: At least five people were confirmed dead in violence as Democratic Republic of Congo held presidential and parliamentary elections, amid frustrations due to voting delays and chaos.