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Greatest Africans: A.P Mda

“South Africa belongs to all the people who inhabit it by RIGHT and NOT by MIGHT” – A.P Mda (1955)Early YearsAs a young boy, Ashby Peter Solomzi Mda listened attentively as his grandmother related tales of how his family trekked from their home in the Qumbu region of the Transkei to where he was born in the Hershel district of the Leso...

By Joburg Post 27 days ago

Greatest African Musicians: Lucky Dube

“Cause those that tell the truth are always on the run...Oh God.” – Lucky DubeEarly Life Lucky Dube was born on a small farm near Ermelo in Mpumalanga on August 3rd 1964. His mother, Sarah, considered his birth after a few unsuccessful pregnancy attempts so fortunate that she named him “Lucky”. She was the only breadwinner in the famil...

By Joburg Post about 1 month ago

Greatest Africans: Graca Machel

Graca Machel is a politician par excellence from the country of Mozambique for which she has internationally been recognized by the receipt of numerous awards. She is also the widow of bygone African struggle icons in Samora Machel and latterly Nelson Mandela.

By Joburg Post about 1 month ago

Africa’s Greatest Football Clubs: Al Hilal

Al-Hilal Club has been the light of Omdurman and the people of Sudan for over seven decades. As the country’s most dominant team since its formation in 1930, the Crescent has won over 20 leagues titles. The club was formed with the purpose of uniting locals and creating intellectual friendship after the 1926 revolution.  Founded at the...

By Joburg Post about 1 month ago

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