Songs of Healing From Congo

Emmanuela Yogolelo fled from violence in her home country of the Democratic Republic of Congo and sought asylum in the UK nearly ten years ago. She didn't speak a word of English, but she managed to take up her musical career and uses her talents to help other refugees through the organisation Musicians Without Borders.

Also, Yao Qizhong the Chinese ginger seller who's become a prolific writer.

And from show business to shaman: British tabloid journalist Anna Hunt on the trip to Peru that changed her life.

Picture: Emmanuela Yogolelo

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