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Saving The Savannah

https://youtu.be/K8uZPmXz6yA?list=PLKijeAOQYrq21oc5DE5nYsy8D_J_Cw4hi Tanzania has lost more than half its elephant population: a 60% decrease between 2009 and 2014, according to the Great Elephant Census published in 2016. This is mainly caused by poaching of the wild...

Wole Soyinka: Glutton of Tranquility

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FhrOwxoOomk&index=66&list=PLKijeAOQYrq2xEluR0tNdmg15E0qjsun8 Wole Soyinka was born in 1934 in Abeokuta, Western Nigeria.He’s an author, poet, and playwright. His father, Samuel Ayodele Soyinka was a prominent minister and a school head-teacher and his mother Grace Eniola Soyinka was...

Faces of Africa – Dr. Sam Nujoma: Love for the People

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRx_we26KUg The Republic of Namibia, formerly German South-West Africa and South West Africa, is a country in southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean. The name of the country is derived from the...

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...