Paris Cancels DR Congo Gig After Anti-Kabila Protests
Musician Héritier Watanabe's concert was canceled in Paris after crowds swelled at a street protest against Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila. Watanabe was scheduled to perform at L'Olympia. Paris's police service said they had called off the event after "unacceptable" overcrowding by demonstrators around the Olympia music venue ahead of a planned performance by Heritier Watanabe - who is viewed as being close to Kabila.
Congo-Kinshasa: Paris Cancels Congolese Gig After Anti-Kabila Protests
RFI, 16 July 2017
French police cancelled a concert by a Congolese singer on Saturday after violent protests around the venue by opponents of Democratic Republic of Congo president Joseph Kabila. Read more »