Topic: Miriam Makeba
Miriam Makeba, whose life is celebrated on Google's homepage on what would be her 81st birthday Monday, helped introduce the world to the Xhosa language and its distinctive click consonants.
Miriam Makeba, who would have turned 81 today, is remembered as the renowned singer and activist Mama Africa. Her exile from South Africa caused a lifetime of pain, but it also led her to lead a life of service and empowerment.
Miriam Makeba led a life of song and protest. Google celebrates the South African singer Monday, on what would have been her 81st birthday.
South African jazz legend Hugh Masekela says the protest songs of apartheid need a sequel and suggests how.
06/22/2011 10:34 am
Many of South Africa's poorest are spreading rumors that all foreign migrant workers will be chased from their homes or killed after the World Cup. But at a concert this week, South Africa jazz great Hugh Masekela reminded South Africans of the essential humanity of their concept of ubuntu.
07/09/2010 04:40 pm
On the eve of the World Cup, a concert featuring the Black Eyed Peas, Shakira, and South African entertainers took place in Soweto.
06/10/2010 04:37 pm
Concert footage not to be missed in this documentary about the music superstars who performed before the Muhammad Ali-George Foreman fight in 1974.
07/10/2009 01:00 am