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BUMBA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO MARCH 27: Claude Balawa, age 29, plays his homemade guitar in the port on March 27, 2006 in Bumba, Congo, DRC. He usually plays in his church but also for friends that work in the port. Bumba is an important trading point between Kisangani and Kinshasa. The Congo River is a lifeline for millions of people, who depend on it for transport and trade..(Photo by Per-Anders Pettersson/Getty Images).