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Faces of Africa – Ocean Warriors, Part 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4X--93GFCvc In 2015, three million and seven hundred tourists both local and international visited Durban beaches in South Africa. The beaches have fifty-five permanent lifeguards who patrol the beachfront. The equation of the lifeguards to bathers...

Faces of Africa – Ocean Warriors, Part 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTQco_V70ks&index=1&list=PLKijeAOQYrq2xEluR0tNdmg15E0qjsun8 The warm and beautiful Durban beaches in South Africa attract millions of local and international tourists every year. A group of lifeguards control the beachfront throughout the year, and especially during summer seasons. The...

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nux192lyZ0k 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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXPkRv16bNc 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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cuMvnpxW38&t=981s 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...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NVPW-hzo3g 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...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwCUhOHe9Sg 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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ts87oRqdfQ 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...