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This photo from July, 1960 shows Patrice Lumumba. He was assassinated 6 months later. AP hide caption

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Belgium returned a single tooth to the Congo this week. Here's why

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The photographer brings a surreal touch to the epidemic that struck West Africa in photos titled "Le Temps Ebola." The suits worn by the people portraying health professionals evoke carnival masks and animal masks. The question the photographer ponders: "Are these figures here to protect the people or to harm them?," reflecting mistrust of medical workers in the early stages of the outbreak. Courtesy of Bakary Emmanuel Daou hide caption

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Courtesy of Bakary Emmanuel Daou