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Enjoy a tribute to Mama Africa - Miriam Makeba - at the Centre for Jazz

DUE to unforeseen circumstances, Nono Nkoane will not be playing at the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music on Wednesday, July 19. Replacing her will be Thulile Zama, who is paying tribute to Mama Africa, Miriam Makeba. 195 more words

Quote by Miriam Makeba on Endurance

I look at an ant and I see myself: a native South African, endowed by nature with a strength much greater than my size so I might cope with the weight of a racism that crushes my spirit… 12 more words

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Great Quote by Miriam Makeba

The conqueror writes history; they came, they conquered, and they write. You don’t expect people who come to invade us to write the truth about us… 43 more words

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Mighty Woman Wednesday 

One of my favourite singers of all time, Mama Miriam Makeba performing Malaika. Gone but not forgotten. 🌸

Malaika, nakupenda Malaika is Swahili for I love you, My Angel

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May 28, 2017 It's A Big World After All

Miriam Makeba, Pata Pata, Reprise RS-6274, 1967

There is a world of possibilities waiting for a vinyl collector in the world music bins.  Sure, you’ll find some junk, but you’ll also find some incredible experiences that you might not ever find out about any other way.   337 more words

Great Quote by Miriam Makeba on Equality

“I ask you and all the leaders of the world: Would you act differently, would you keep silent and do nothing if you were in our place? 95 more words

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May 14: Youssou N'Dour, Khaled, Femi Kuti, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Miriam Makeba, Hugh Masekela, Ali Farka Touré, plus we reach halfway

This week, in the tradition of my all-Australian week and all-Canadian week, I’ll be delving into some of the albums from Africa. Of course, we’ve already met a few African musicians on the list, such as… 980 more words