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Faces of Africa – King George serves his country

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JR1X6BwGd_I   Known to football fans as King George, George Weah was one of the finest African players ever to grace the European football stadiums. But more than a footballer, George has become an icon in...

Faces of Africa – Rastafarians coming back to Africa

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQ6uGRmPQSQ     The Naya Bengi sect is part of a popularly known group, the Rastafarians from Jamaica. Their name Rastafari comes from Haile Selassie’s childhood names Ras Tafari before his coronation. Between the 15th and the 19th...

Faces of Africa – King Hassan II Building Morocco

King Hassan the second of Morocco ruled for thirty-eight years. He shared both credit and critic during his time of rule. The King came to power after his father, Sultan Mohammed V the King...

Faces of Africa – Nikhita’s Dancing Feet

Nikhita Winkler is a Namibian dancer who has found a way of expressing life through her blend of both contemporary and traditional dances. With the aim of taking Namibian to global heights through dance,...

Faces of Africa – King of The Mountains

Eritrea is a country located in the Horn of Africa, with altitudes as high as 2,300 m high and a population of over 5 million people. Since its independence, it has produced the world's...

Faces of Africa – Mugabe: The Old Man and the Seat of Power, Part...

During his time as the president of Zimbabwe, Robert Gabriel Mugabe was internationally recognized as a statesman, an educator and a visionary. “Zimbabwe became the diplomatic hub of the region all because of meaningful sentiments...

Faces of Africa – Mugabe: The Old Man and the Seat of Power, Part...

Robert Gabriel Mugabe is the Zimbabwe’s former president and the longest serving leader in Africa. Mugabe was born in 1924 to a Malawian father and a Shona mother in Southern Rhodesia now Zimbabwe. He was...

Faces of Africa – Fela Kuti: The Father of Afrobeat, Part 2

Fela Kuti born as Olufela Ransome Kuti was a Nigerian music maestro and the pioneer of Afro-beat. In forming Afrobeat, he mixed his African roots with his Music education. Immersed in his fame, he attracted attention everywhere he...

Faces of Africa – Fela Kuti: The Father of Afrobeat, Part 1

https://youtu.be/cS_Yd_iMYWo Born Olufela Ransome Kuti in October 1938 in the upper-middle class city of Abeokuta, Fela Kuti was a Nigerian music maestro and the pioneer of Afro-beat. Fela’s family was politically active. His father, Israel Oludotun...

Faces of Africa – Jacob’s Ladder

Jacob Mallane is a traditional spiritual healer in Rosendal town in Free State province, on the South African and Lesotho border. When he was only eleven years old, Jacob got severely ill. This illness prompted...