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Faces of Africa – Nyaminyami: The river god

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vf12lf3VTfU Nyaminyami a mythical god who used to provide meat for his people, whenever he appeared. The Tonga and Lozi people who’ve lived in the Zambezi...

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 – Far From Home Pt. 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAn3Ve50Emk The European Commission released some statistics about the numbers of refugees and migrants who tried to make their way to Europe in 2018, via...

Faces of Africa – Wakaliwood: The Cinematic Dream

https://youtu.be/AAmLxv4PwDw Wakaliwood is a well-known film industry in Uganda. It is located in Wakaliga, a slum in the capital city Kampala. The films combine elements...

Faces of Africa – Wangari Maathai: The eco-warrior with a smile

Wangari Maathai was recognized around the globe as a warrior for the environment and a campaigner for human rights. She was responsible for planting...

Faces of Africa – A Nation in a Blanket

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WiH4ko_LmX8 In the mountain kingdom of Lesotho, enclosed on all sides by South Africa, Basotho blankets are a common part of daily wear. The colorful...

Faces of Africa – Loux the Vintage Guru

Introducing the Afro-Dandy movement:  Elegant, sophisticated, stylish and with a classical swagger. Sartorial artistry in colour, pattern, style and attention to detail are the hallmarks...

Faces of Africa – Lessons from My Heritage

Hargeisa, the capital city of the self declared state of Somaliland, is Sada Mire’s home away from home. Sada lives and works in the Netherlands....

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

https://youtu.be/qMLKYRU2_Uw The late Robert Gabriel Mugabe was Zimbabwe’s former president and the longest serving leader in Africa. Mugabe was born in 1924 to a Malawian father...

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

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...
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