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Feast of Apolo Kivebulaya (May 30)

Above:  The Borderlands of Uganda and Zaire, 1979

Image Source = The International Atlas (Rand McNally, 1979)

Scan by Kenneth Randolph Taylor

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APOLO KIVEBULAYA (CIRCA 1864-MAY 30, 1933) 669 more words

Saints Of The 1890s

We are tired of living under this tyranny.

We cannot endure that our women and children are taken away

And dealt with by the white savages.

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Books

“If our friends of the Mission at home are worried for our safety here as a result of letters and newspaper reports about the unrest in these parts, I wish to reassure them … The leader of the rebels, Chief Nzansu of Kasi, has let us know that he does not wish harm to any one of us as we have always shown that we are friends of the black people.

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Books

The Bonobo Factor raises its head

I have today finished off a draft of ‘The Bonobo Factor’. 59,000 words ish.

Read it here: Bonobo Novel

This map will help : The Bonobo Factor Map… 152 more words

Books And Writings

Antoine Mundanda ‎– Mabele Ya Paulo / Mwana Aboyi Mama (Ngoma 1378)

Ngoma was one of the first record labels intended to provide local African music to the people of Belgian Congo (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo). 189 more words

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Trio Beros - Bana Conga / Mambo La Roffia (Esengo 101)

Editions Esengo was a recording studio and label founded in 1956, by the Greek businessman Constantin “Dino” Antonopoulos. The label was in based in Léopoldville (now Kinshasa), in Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of the Congo). 181 more words

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Trio Beros - Bana Conga / Mambo La Roffia (Esengo 101)

Editions Esengo was a recording studio and label founded in 1956, by the Greek businessman Constantin “Dino” Antonopoulos. The label was based in based in Léopoldville (now Kinshasa), in Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of the Congo). 181 more words

78 Rpm