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Video: Congo Beat Making Lab 'Zenga'

Watch Congo Beat Making Lab's street-shot video for "Zenga," featuring the Congolese double neck guitarist Flamme Kapaya.


A mere week after we premiered Congo Beat Making Lab's guitar-flanked "Zenga" we get the DRC-shot visuals for the track. The video (and song) star double neck guitar-toting shredder Flamme Kapaya — who's seen in the clip performing, riding an oversized wooden bike and just plain hanging with the kids in Goma, DRC. "Zenga" was recorded by Pierce Freelon and Apple Juice Kid with young Congolese artists and students through their Beat Making Lab project. Check out Congo Beat Making Lab's stomper  lead single "Cho Cho Cho" and grab their free Amani Goma EP.

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Ugandan Sports Maven Usher Komugisha Is Preparing To Spread Her Wings

After successfully commentating at the recent Basketball Africa League held in Kigali, award-winning sports journalist and analyst Usher Komughisha is dead set on pursuing a new challenge.

Most times, when we think of sports industry personalities, especially in Africa, the first name that springs to mind is usually that of a male. Women, however, are increasingly breaking barriers and taking up their rightful positions everywhere in society. And it's so inspiring to watch!


Usher Komugisha continues to defy the odds, and she is rising to become a household name in the sports industry in Africa. If you followed the inaugural Basketball Africa League (BAL) competition that kicked off on May 16, 2021 in Kigali, Rwanda, then you definitely know who we are talking about. With great power, control and a unique voice, Usher commanded the attention of basketball lovers in the 215 countries it was broadcasted to.

Usher's bubbly personality, which shone through when I first contacted her telephonically, brought warmth, a sense of comfort and for a minute it felt like we'd been friends for eternity. Below, she fills us in on her sports career and (near) future plans...

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