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Hugh Masekela who passed on Jan 23, 2018 is an integral part of South African modern history, being part of the resistance against 'apartheid' oppression, the social issues he addressed in his music, as well as being a larger-than-life figure.
As with most larger-than-life figures Pres. Nelson Mandela was controversial. We know of his achievements and follies. But what is his legacy? What will he be best remembered for? Was he shrewd politician, a visionary or both?
Commemorative article by King Vusi Mavuthela on Ray Phiri (1947-2017) who passed on July 12, 2017. 
The story of the Biafra genocide is one of culturally incompatible and ideologically far-flung nations enclosed in a post-colonial contraption that started in late 60’s and continues up to this day. Where is the Life we have lost in living?  Where is the Wisdom we have lost in knowledge?  Where is the Knowledge we have lost in information? (T.S Elliot, 'The Rock', 1934) Biafra: another template for the exploitation of the African soil and soul
Deportation of African nationals from Europe and America has come to be accepted as a norm; just as normal as you would hear folks discuss corruption in Nigeria, piracy in Somalia and fighting in the Congo.
Thomas Sankara, President of Burkina Faso from 1983 to 1987, continues to live on in the memory of his people. What is Sankara's legacy and what can we learn from it today?
The speech credited as the inspiration for Bob Marley's hit song "War".  This story recounts the attempts of one mortal man and humanity at large to establish everlasting peace instead of waging perpetual war. A struggle of good over evil.
"No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms." - UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR, 1948)
Stephen Biko was an anti-apartheid activist in South Africa in the 1960s and 1970s. He died from injuries inflicted upon him by his captors at Pretoria prison on September 12, 1977.
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