Maestro Manu Dibango tests positive for Covid-19

Manu Dibango performs in July 2011 in Quebec City, Canada. FILE PHOTO | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Born in Douala, Cameroon, in 1933, Dibango is best known for his Grammy Award-winning track Soul Makossa.

  • The song topped the charts in 1973 and went on to be sampled by various musicians including late King of Pop Michael Jackson and US-based popstar Rihanna.

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