• Congo: Music Freedom Day a successful cultural event

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Congo-Brazzaville:Successful cultural event In Congo-Brazzaville, Music Freedom Day 2008 was marked by a seminar, a roundtable and live music. The event was arranged by the cultural organisation Erwill Promo Entertainment and aimed to identify the process and the effects of music censorship in the country. Article based on the report from Erwill Promo […]
  • 1970s

    AFRICA     ##PagePublishedLong## 1970 – 19791971. South Africa. BeatlesThe South African government lifts its ban on the Beatles’ recordings. 1970s. Zaïre. Franco Luambo MakiadiIn Zaïre (later renamed D. R. Congo) one of the greats of Congolese/Zaïrean music, Franco Luambo Makiadi, the leader of OK Jazz, was jailed on a number of occasions and had several records […]
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