Fans mourn jazz icon Manu Dibango who died of Covid-19

Cameroonian Afro-jazz icon Manu Dibango, whose family said he succumbed to the novel coronavirus in France on March 24, 2020. Tributes to him have been flowing, especially on the social media. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • AU Commission Chief Moussa Faki Mahamat said the continent is united in grief.
  • The UN office in Cameroon said it is celebrating the life and legacy of one of country’s finest artistes.
  • The acclaimed saxophonist inspired many other artistes and influenced music lovers to like jazz.

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