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Episode 1: Democratic Republic of Congo


A first episode reflecting on the 32-year reign of problematic Mobutu after the independence through music with a special focus on Congolese Rumba.


• African Jazz & Grand Kallé – Table Ronde
• African Jazz & Grand Kallé – Sentiment Emonani
• Franco  & T.P. OK Jazz - Infidélité Mado
• Tabu Ley Rochereau - Kaful Mayay
• African Jazz & Grand Kallé  - Sophie ya Motema
• Sanza Zomi Na Mibale – Docteur Nico & African Fiesta
• Franco  & T.P. OK Jazz – Mario
• Yhanni – Pépé Kallé
• Docteur Nico – Nakeyi Abidjan
• Prince Youlou Mabiala -  Carte Postale
• Defao – 2eme Mi-Temps
• African Jazz & Grand Kallé – Independence Cha Cha

Roi Baudouin – King of Belgium (1951-1993)
Patrice Lumumba - Congo Prime Minister (1960-1961)
Larry Delvin – CIA Chief Station in Congo (1960)
Sakombi Inondo – Ministre de l’information  5 fois entre 1972 et 1990
Muhammad Ali (Ali-Foreman fight 1974 in Kinshasa)
Robert Oakley  US Ambassador to Zaire (1979-1982)
Jacques Chirac- France Prime Minister (1986-1988)
George Bush senior – US president (1989-1993)