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    City Icon: Nwankwo Kanu (Owerri, Nigeria)

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      Arguably the greatest Nigerian football player and one of the most gifted and intelligent, Nwankwo Kanu is a two-time…

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    Youssou N’Dour – City Icon: Dakar, Senegal

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     Youssou N’Dour the Senegalese superstar and Grammy Award winner, is one of Africa’s most globally recognized musicians. Featured on the March…

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    City Icon: Djimon Hounsou, Cotonou

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    “Africa is my continent. It is where I opened my eyes.” Djimon Gaston Hounsou was born the fifth child to…

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    City Icon: Nezha Bidouane: The Atlas Gazelle (Rabat)

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    “As life goes on, I realize that there are two goals in my life and nothing more. That of properly…

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    City Icon – HRH Sikhanyiso Dlamini (Princess Pashu of Swaziland)

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    “I know that my mother has set the bar high for me, by being an advocate… I also want to…

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    City Icon- Dr. Vera Chirwa: The Fearless Fighter!

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    “With what is happening, I will keep on fighting for the people.” – Dr. Vera Mlangazua Chirwa Octogenarian Dr. Vera…

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    City Icon: Alda Neves da Graça do Espírito Santo – Sao Tome

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    Alda Neves da Graça do Espírito Santo (1926-2010) “Working, struggling, struggling and conquering, We go ahead with giant steps In…

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    City Icon: Luxor (Ancient Thebes), Egypt

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    Regarded as the world’s greatest open-air museum, the city of Luxor – one of Egypt’s leading tourist attractions – is…

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    City Icon: Kirsty Coventry, Harare

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    “Zimbabwe is my home. It’s where I was born. It’s my culture. I will always represent Zimbabwe. Color doesn’t matter…

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    City Icon – Michelle McLean-Bailey, Namibia

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    “My priority would be with the children of Namibia, because (children) are the foundation of every nation.” – Michelle McLean…

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    City Icon: Stephen Kiprotich (Uganda)

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    “People got inspired. I was now being compared with John Akii-Bua, a man I never met but only got to…

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    City Icon -Fatou Bensouda, The Gambia

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    “I am an African I am proud of that. But…it is not because I am an African that I was…

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    City Icon: Fatuma binti Baraka – Zanzibar

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    Our city icon for this week is no other than Fatuma binti Baraka (c.1910s – 17 April 2013)  also known as Bi…

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    City Icon: AYUB OGADA, Mombasa

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    “I am not sure as to why many love or chose my music but my approach is simplicity.” – Ayub…

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    CITY ICON -Pete Edochie: Reminiscing “Things Fall Apart”

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    “I am a professional through and through and secondly, in all modesty, I am a role model to a lot…

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    City Icon: DANYÈL WARO; La Reunion

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    “Our reality is deeply mixed but the conscience doesn’t always follow that. Up in the head there is always that…

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    City Icon: DJ ROXXI (Deshnie Govender), Durban

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    “If you’re passionate about the industry, then find a way to get yourself in. One ‘no’ should not set…

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    City Icon: Leila Lopes, Angola

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    “As Miss Universe, I want to show the world that there is more to Africa than poverty, hunger and…

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    City Icon: EMMANUEL DONGALA – Chemist and Poet (Brazzaville)

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    “When these conflicts start, there’s a reason. But after a while, nobody knows why people are fighting. The militias start…

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    City Icon: Sam Matekane, Lesotho

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    “When you have a vision, nothing can stop you.”Popularly known as Mosotho or Herd boy, Sam Matekane came from humble…

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    City Icon: Rozalla, The Queen of Rave (Ndola)

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    Apart from the border between them, there is so much shared by Zambia and Zimbabwe and these include the UNESCO…

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    City Icon: Rabah Madjer, Algiers

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    “That match is the greatest memory I have of my career. I scored a goal, I set up another and…

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    City Icon: Papiss Demba Cisse – Senegal

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    Senegalese international football player, Papiss Demba Cissé holds the record for the most goals scored by an African player in…

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    City Icon – Wayde Van Nierkerk (Johannesburg)

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    “When I got over the finish line, I felt like a proud South African, not a proud colored South…

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