Monday, 19 February 2018

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  • Makamba Life S02E12 – Moeletsi Mbeki – Part 1

    Makamba Life S02E12 – Moeletsi Mbeki – Part 1

    Makamba Life In the first instalment of a two-part interview, Dr James Makamba talks to the distinguished political economist, analyst, author and the deputy chairman of South Afri ...

  • Makamba Life S02E10 – Sinako Bomela

    Makamba Life S02E10 – Sinako Bomela

    Makamba Life This week on Makamba Life Dr James Makamba talks to the first black woman to serve as a clerk of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, the highest court of the lan ...

  • Makamba Life – Episode 12

    Makamba Life – Episode 12

    Makamba Life This week on Makamba Life, Dr James Makamba had a chat with Vimbai Mutinhiri. Vimbai is a vibrant television producer, television host and sought-after MC whose work h ...

  • Makamba Life – Episode 10

    Makamba Life – Episode 10

    Makamba Life Baba Tencen of the Kuripwa Kugara brand is a Zimbabwean comedian, based in South Africa who rose to fame from his hilarious comedic videos that he shared via social me ...

LEARN MORE ABOUT WOLE SONYINKA

LEARN MORE ABOUT WOLE SONYINKA

Akonwande Oluwole "Wole" Soyinka was born in Abeokuta in Western Nigeria. At the time, Nigeria was a Dominion of the British Empire. British religious, political and educational i ...

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INTRODUCING ANGELINE MURIMIRWA

INTRODUCING ANGELINE MURIMIRWA

Angeline Murimirwa, née Mugwendere, was one of the first young women to receive support from Camfed to go to secondary school. She is now Regional Executive Director for Camfed Ma ...

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MEET SENEGAL’S IRON LADY

MEET SENEGAL’S IRON LADY

Aminata Touré is a Senegalese politician who served as the Prime Minister of Senegal from 1 September 2013 to 4 July 2014.She was the second female Prime Minister of Senegal after ...

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REMEMBERING THE HISTORICAL QUEEN MOTHER YAA ASANTEWAA

REMEMBERING THE HISTORICAL QUEEN MOTHER YAA ASANTEWAA

Yaa Asantewaa was the queen mother of the Edweso tribe of the Asante (Ashanti) in what is modern Ghana. She was an exceptionally brave fighter who, in March 1900, raised and led a ...

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MEET NAMIBIA’S SAARA KUUGONGELWA- AMADHILA

MEET NAMIBIA’S SAARA KUUGONGELWA- AMADHILA

Born on 12 October 1967  Namibian politician Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila is a member of the South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO), and has been a member of the Natio ...

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REMEMBERING ENVIRONMENTALIST WANGARI MAATHAI

REMEMBERING ENVIRONMENTALIST WANGARI MAATHAI

Wangari Maathai was the founder of the Green Belt Movement and the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. She authored four BOOKS: The Green Belt Movement; Unbowed: A Memoir; The Challe ...

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REMEMBERING AFRICA’S MOST LOVED ENVIRONMENTALIST WANGARI MAATHAI

REMEMBERING AFRICA’S MOST LOVED ENVIRONMENTALIST WANGARI MAATHAI

Wangari Maathai was the founder of the Green Belt Movement and the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. She authored four BOOKS: The Green Belt Movement; Unbowed: A Memoir; The Challe ...

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READ ABOUT ZIMS AWESOMELY TALENTED AUTHOR NOVIOLET BULAWAYO

READ ABOUT ZIMS AWESOMELY TALENTED AUTHOR NOVIOLET BULAWAYO

Born on the 12th of October 1981 NoViolet Bulawayo originally known as Elizabeth Zandile Tshele is a talented Zimbabwean author and Stegner Fellow at Stanford University (201 ...

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READ ABOUT SA’S STORYTELLER GCINA MHLOPHE

READ ABOUT SA’S STORYTELLER GCINA MHLOPHE

Gcina Elsie Mhlophe (born 1958) is a well-known South African freedom fighter, activist, actor, storyteller, poet, playwright, director and author. Storytelling is a deeply tradit ...

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GCINA MHLOPHE

GCINA MHLOPHE

Gcina Elsie Mhlophe (born 1958) is a well-known South African freedom fighter, activist, actor, storyteller, poet, playwright, director and author. Storytelling is a deeply tradit ...

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