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Faces of Africa – Meles Zenawi: The Man Who Gave Back

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLV78Or7Fas Cycles of drought and famine had long played a role in Ethiopia’s politics. In 1974, a terrible famine resulted in the overthrow of Emperor...

Faces of Africa – Sankara’s Ghost

https://youtu.be/l5r8ddBoNhI Sankara was a profound leader that had deep love for his country. He was the first committed feminist who started to preach about women...

Faces of Africa – The Unlikely Birdman

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6yp_fOUR5s&t=705s Samuel Japane is a self-taught bird specialist who started living out his purpose at the age of 46. For quite a while, he had...

Faces of Africa – Franco: King of Rumba

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkdFRYgl7cs&t=45s In the Democratic Republic of Congo, the year 1938 carries special significance. It is the year guitar master, Rumba legend, and Congolese national hero...

Faces of Africa – Charlie “Nyempere” Nkuna: Protector of Kruger National...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CkM_DRqoqfA Charlie “Nyempere” Nkuna is a household name in Kruger National Park, South Africa for his dedication and uninterrupted long service as a ranger for...

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...

Faces of Africa – Maasai Cricket Warriors

Maasai Cricket Warriors’ team was founded in 2007 by Aliya Bauer, a South African researcher, and cricket enthusiast. While doing research on baboons in Laikipia,...

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

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...

Faces of Africa – Ozzy Agu: Around the World & Back

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mp-ceDuSt3U&t=67s “I’m a young man trying to find his way in the world. I like to throw myself into things and learn as I’m going....

Faces of Africa – Winnie Mandela: Black Saint or Sinner? Part...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=loZR6n-5EbA After Mandela release from prison in 1990, everybody was excited. At last, freedom was in the air after a long journey of struggle and...
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