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Liberation Struggles through the Lens of Popular Music

LES IMMORTELS (1967)  by Franklin Boukaka, Arrangements by Manu Dibango Translated from Lingala – French to English by Jennifer Yanco, Boston University, MA ( USA) Franklin Boukaka Africa mobimba e   (Throughout Africa…) Tokangi maboko, tozali kotala (We’ve got our arms crossed; we’re watching…) Bana basili na kokende, bana basili na kotekama na banguna (People have left, people have been sold ...

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Welcome to the English Version of Benilubero

Benilubero Foundation, Inc. is a U.S based Non-Profit Organization registered with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and committed to helping the poor of the Beni-Lubero territories, North Kivu Province, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ( former Belgian Congo).   The goal of Benilubero Foundation is to lift the people of Benilubero from poverty:   by empowering them to help ...

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