Monthly Archives For June 2014

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Maria de Lurdes Mutola

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Maria de Lurdes Mutola – also known as the “Maputo Express” – was born in one of Maputo’s toughest neighbourhoods (Chamanculo) on the 27th of October 1972. She is an expert track and field runner…

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Miriam Makeba

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Zenzile Miriam Makeba was one of South Africa’s most iconic voices, with her vocal cords entertaining everybody, from the ladies selling traditional beer in Soweto’s shebeens to President John F. Kennedy’s guests at his birthday…

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Paulina Chiziane

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    Paulina “Poulli” Chiziane is one of Mozambique’s foremost literates, and her work is amongst the very best writing to come out of the South-Eastern African nation. Born on the 4th of June in…

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Graça Machel

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It is said that behind every great man, there is a great woman. It is less often said that besides two great men, there is one great woman. However, if ever there was one, Graça…

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The Virtue of Women

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  In life, it is sometimes said that experience is the best teacher. This quote can be applied to so many instances of life, and it surely must be when we’re discussing the various virtues…

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