Death of Congolese singer Tshala Muana

Death of Congolese singer Tshala Muana

The famous Congolese singer Tshala Muana, nicknamed the “National Mamu”, has just died at the age of 64.

The Congolese singer, Tshala Muana, legendary in her country, where she was nicknamed “the National Mamu” (the mother of the nation), has just died in Kinshasa this Saturday at the age of 64. His companion and producer Claude Mashala thus published this Saturday on Facebook these few words:

“In the wee hours of this morning, the good Lord made the decision to take over the national Mamu, Tshala Muana. May the good God be glorified for all the good times she has given us on this earth. Farewell Mamu from me “.

The singer, whose full name is Elisabeth Tshala Muana Muidikayi, has a rich discography of 22 albums, spanning four decades. His first album, Mbanda matter came out in 1986. Gift of Godhis last album dates back to 2018.

women’s rights defender

She is particularly known on the Congolese and international scene for titles such as Dezo Dezo Where Welcome to my home and for modernizing the music of the Luba people.

“We will remember his commitment to the national and African cause, his Rumba mixed with the Luba tradition and his titles (Lwatuye, Karibu yangu, Nasi nabali and others) with moral and ethical lessons”, tweeted the Ministry of Health. Congolese culture.

Involved in politics in the Democratic Republic of Congo at the end of the 1990s, after having spent twenty years in Paris, this defender of women’s rights founded the association Regroupement des femmes congolaises.

Rumor of his death

Close to Joseph Kabila, the singer notably chaired the Women’s League of the party founded by the country’s former president, the PPRD (People’s Party for Reconstruction and Democracy). She was also a Member of Parliament.

In 2020, a rumor had announced her dead, when she had suffered a stroke and was hospitalized.

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