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PROF. HERBERT VILAKAZI

OUR LATE PROF. HERBERT VILAKAZI I first met the late professor Herbert Vilakazi at Ntate Gwagwa’s place in the early 1960’s in new york city. Ntate Gwagwa’s place was like a bee hive to all south african exiles in the usa They came from many corners and cervices of the usa. Ntate Gwagwa’s place was

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Dr. Prof. LEOPOLD SEDAR SENGHOR

Dr. Prof. LEOPOLD SEDAR SENGHOR Léopold Sédar Senghor (9 October 1906 – 20 December 2001) was a Senegalese poet, politician, and cultural theorist who for two decades served as the first president of Senegal (1960–1980). Senghor was the first African elected as a member of the Académie française. Before independence, he founded the political party

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Dr. KWAME NKRUMAH

Dr. KWAME NKRUMAH   Kwame Nkrumah was born in 1909 in the West African, then British controlled colony that was then known as the Gold Coast. The Gold Coast at the time was straining under the oppressive exploitation of colonialism, which dominated the entire African world, and much of the rest of the non-white world.

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Nelson Mandela International Day launched

Nelson Mandela International Day was launched by a panel of schoolchildren on Monday in the absence of the recuperating former president. Foundation spokesperson Sello Hatang said a decision was made ahead of the launch not to mention Madiba’s health to avoid it overshadowing the event.

Monday’s launch, held at the Nelson Mandela Foundations’s premises in Houghton saw

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