Cameroon was united in grief yesterday Friday 12th January 2018 after the death was announced of Marie Archangelo.
She was the voice that sang the jingle that announces the prime time news on CRTV radio. Brilliant as many of her colleagues described her, Archangelo was the composer of the slogan song for 1997 presidential elections, Paul Biya the best choice.
Her family , fans and colleagues have received her demise in sadness. To one of the deceased daughters, Marie Phillipe Meka, her mother has gone to rest. “I think she has gone to rest because she has been sick for long” After a long illness that lasted for two years.
Marie Archangelo was diagnosed a celebral cancer patient during her medical evacuation to South Africa. She was a mother of nine children; amongst them six sons and three daughters most of whom are musicians.
Nyibeche Dero Momoh (intern)