One million displaced in DR Congo's Kasai due to violence: UN

SHAFAQNA - Deadly violence between government forces and tribal militias in DR Congo's central Kasai region has forced more than a million people from their homes over the past eight months, the UN said Friday. The fighting erupted after…
Papa Wemba

Famous African musician passes away on stage - Papa Wemba

SHAFAQNA - Congolese singer Papa Wemba has died after collapsing on stage in Abidjan in Ivory Coast. He was one of Africa's most popular musicians and a leading figure in the World Music scene. A video from the concert shows the musician…