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US citizen murdered in Green Point after argument with Congolese national

# A 23-year-old US citizen, Phillips Olagoke Allen Bakare, was stabbed to death on Friday morning at the popular Green Point Backpackers in Cape Town. Bakare was in Cape Town on a church missionary trip.  The American church group he was with had already made its way back to the US just days before his murder. According to eyewitnesses he had an altercation with the 27-year-old Gedeon Tshimowa. Tshimowa is a Congolese national and already appeared in court on a charge of murder. The case was postponed to 27 February.