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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...

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...

Faces of Africa – Ellen SirLeaf, Mother of Liberia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6tU-TTweFKY Liberia was the first country in Africa to declare liberty from colonialism and for 166 years the country has only experienced true freedom in the last eight years since Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was elected...

Faces of Africa – Lloyd’s Payback to Nature

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xwz744XqwHY Zambia is one of the most forested countries in Africa, with over 65% of the country covered by forest and woodland. But, it is estimated that the country loses approximately 300,000 hectares of forest annually,...

Faces of Africa – Valley of a thousand dreams

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBguIBTbRq8   Every year, the world’s top canoeists come together to tackle Dusi Canoe Marathon in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Started in 1951, the marathon attracts between 1600 and 2000 athletes each year. It’s a grueling and...

Faces of Africa – Conquering Kilimanjaro – Part 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P75_qvxM7gQ&t=1s Our team of journalists continue their journey in an attempt to conquer Africa’s highest mountain in Tanzania. They hope to reach the summit and ultimately explore the magical Northern Ice-field. Throughout their climb the porters...

Faces of Africa – Conquering Kilimanjaro – Part 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smkvmFYxRhc   Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest mountain on the African continent and the world's tallest freestanding mountain, sometimes called, The Roof of Africa. It's a huge dormant volcano rising nearly 6km above sea level. Our team of journalists’...