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122 news items

CBS News

CBS News
Fri, 04 Dec 2015 10:03:27 -0800

... this week, Anderson Cooper travels to Africa and meets a remarkable group of Congolese women caring for baby bonobos at a sanctuary on the outskirts of Kinshasa known as Lola Ya Bonobo, which means "bonobo paradise" in the local Lingala language ...

Yahoo News

Yahoo News
Mon, 28 Sep 2015 23:22:29 -0700

"Nzango" literally means "foot game" in the local Lingala language. A kind of spring-loaded variant of the rock-paper-scissors game well-known to many Western children, and former children, it was invented by girls fed up with seeing the boys have all ...
 
NPR
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 03:03:42 -0700

... of the DRC's Staff Benda Bilili (Yakala "Coco" Ngambali and Nsituvuidi "Theo" Nzonzawho) who teamed up with Paris-based Irish producer Liam Farrell, Mbongwana Star lives true to its name: "mbongwana" means "transformation" in the Lingala language.

eNCA

eNCA
Sun, 06 Dec 2015 23:55:43 -0800

In the film, seven boys and one girl recruited off the streets to play themselves, form a band named Diable Aza Te ("The Devil Doesn't Exist" in the Lingala language), with plans for "a big concert" that will help them "earn a maximum of money". A ...

Okayafrica

Okayafrica
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:01:07 -0700

... if we ask Africans what African music they love 80% will say Lingala music even thou they do not understand the lingala language. it a fact there is no music in Africa like Congolese music, Nigerian music is good for now and the clubs like you ...

Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Crux: Covering all things Catholic
Sat, 15 Aug 2015 20:28:33 -0700

The bishops said the anti-immigrant campaign, called Mbata ya bakolo in the local Lingala language, meaning “slap of the elders,” has been characterized by human rights abuses. For Westerners, the idea of Catholic bishops brokering national elections ...

CTV News

CTV News
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 04:31:54 -0700

"Nzango" literally means "foot game" in the local Lingala language. A kind of spring-loaded variant of the rock-paper-scissors game well-known to many Western children, and former children, it was invented by girls fed up with seeing the boys have all ...

Mail & Guardian Africa

Mail & Guardian Africa
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 08:56:15 -0700

“We want to highlight excellence, because in Congolese society, there are nearly no elite ndundu,” said Mambo, using a local word from the lingala language for albinos. Prominent African albinos include Malian music legend Salif Keita who called this ...
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