Category: General

Congo’s Self-Taught Guitarmaker Caters to the Stars

In a tin shed in the backstreets of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital, a barefoot 61-year old Jean-Luther Misoko Nzalayala, aka Socklo, hacks with a machete at a lump of wood that is starting to resemble the neck of a guitar.Later, he ha…

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Police: Missing Nigerian Journalist Found Dead

A Nigerian journalist who went missing last month in the nation’s capital has been found dead, killed by a hit-and-run driver, police said Friday.Tordue Salem, a parliamentary reporter with the independent Vanguard newspaper in Abuja, was last seen on …

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