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RIP Mama Africa

Elaine November 10, 2008 Miscellaneous, News Comments Off on RIP Mama Africa


Miriam Makeba, the South African singer whose voice stirred hopes of freedom among millions in her country with music that was banned by the apartheid authorities she struggled against, died overnight after performing at a concert in Italy on Sunday. She was 76.

New York Times’ full obituary: Miriam Makeba, 76, Singer and Activist, Dies

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From the Great White North of Canada, Elaine is the owner and maintainer of SGF. Besides being a big-time Soweto Gospel Choir fan, she is passionate about world travel, technology, all sports and above all the great mangosteen fruit. Oh, and she can't sing to save her love! :)

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