Tag Archives: Johannesburg South Africa

Saturday Open Thread

Miriam Makeba (4 March 1932 – 10 November 2008), nicknamed Mama Africa, was a Grammy Award winning South African singer and civil rights activist. In the 1960s she was the first artist from Africa to popularize African music in the … Continue reading

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First Lady Michelle Obama Meets Children as She Visits The Emthonjeni Community Center in Zandspruit Township, Johannesburg

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First Lady Michelle Obama & Daughters Visit Nelson Mandela

The First Lady Speaks About Meeting Nelson Mandela

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Saturday Open Thread

Miriam Makeba (4 March 1932 – 10 November 2008), nicknamed Mama Africa, was a Grammy Award winning South African singer and civil rights activist. In the 1960s she was the first artist from Africa to popularize African music in the … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread

Miriam Makeba (4 March 1932 – 10 November 2008) was a South African singer and civil rights activist. The Grammy Award winning artist is often referred to as Mama Afrika. Zenzile Miriam Makeba was born in Johannesburg in 1932. Her … Continue reading

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