Posts tagged with ‘City Icon’

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    City Icon – Eric Moussambani, Equatorial Guinea

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    “The Olympic Games was something unknown for me. I was just happy that I was going to travel abroad…

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    City Icon: Frankie Fredericks, Windhoek

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    Frankie Fredericks, Windhoek “I basically believe in the Heavenly Father, and I believe He gave us all these talent and…

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    City Icon – Mekatilili Wa Menza, Kenya

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    “We are not to fear the Europeans!” – Mekatilili Mekatilili Wa Menza was a fearless Kenyan heroine of Giriama extraction…

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    City Icon: Stephen Keshi: The ‘Big Boss’ takes a Bow

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    “Our audacity to rise from our losses makes Nigeria the number one footballing nation in Africa!” “It’s only football. There’s…

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    City Icon: Andry Rajoelina, Madagascar

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    “Before the Madagascan people and before God, I swear that I will do my utmost for the good of the…

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    City Icon: Aster Yohannes, Asmara

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    “We never argue, my wife and I; because she can shoot straighter and faster than I can.” – Petros Solomon…

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    City Icon: PAPA WEMBA – King of Rhumba Rock (June 14, 1949 – April 24, 2016)

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    Known as the Kasai Nightingale, Papa Wemba, a frontline Congolese musician from DR Congo was the undisputed king of Rhumba…

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    City Icon: Didier Drogba

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    All Hail Drog the King! One of Africa’s finest footballers of his generation, Didier Drogba currently plies his trade with…

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    City Icon: Wavel Ramkalawan, Seychelles

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    “Tomorrow after the election, we will continue to be the Seychellois nation. Those who win must not provoke those who…

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    City Icon: Jonathan Butler, Cape Town

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    “I was born poor, but richly blessed with talent and the gift to make music. I can’t dismiss where I’ve…

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    City Icon: Lake Tana, Ethiopia

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    Long acknowledged as the source of the Blue Nile River, Lake Tana is Ethiopia’s largest body of water, with a…

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    City Icon: Angelique Kidjo – Cotonou

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    Africa’s Premier Diva “The only thing bigger than Angélique Kidjo’s voice is her heart. In this evocative memoir (Spirit Rising:…

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    Khal Torabully: The Father of Coolitude (Mauritius)

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    “I also write about the sea and the Indian Ocean…with my own modest voice. This ocean, I am convinced, should…

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    City Icon: Hassiba Boulmerka – The Constantine Gazelle

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    “As I crossed the line, I thrust a fist into the air. It was a symbol of victory, of defiance.…

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    CITY ICON: SIR WILLIAM HOY – The Saviour of Hermanus

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    The beautiful seaside city of Hermanus is one of South Africa’s best tourism exports to the world. And whenever the…

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    CITY ICON: JACQUES DIOUF: THE ANTI-HUNGER CRUSADER

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    There are many world renowned activists and global social changers, men and women of immense strength and passion towards the…

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    City Icon: Serge Bambara, Ouagadougou

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    “Let’s dare invent our future.” – Thomas Sankara (Dec. 21, 1949–Oct. 15, 1987) Hip hop artist, actor and political activist,…

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    City Icon : Omar Sharif (Doctor Zhivago)

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    “In these times, when we’re living with conflicts all over the place, I thought it would be nice to make…

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    City Icon: Mpule Keneilwe Kwelagobe (Miss Universe 1999)

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    In 1999, 19-year old beauty queen from Botswana, Mpule Kwelagobe was crowned Miss Universe to become the first African-born Black…

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    City Icon: Soeuf Elbadawi, Comoros

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    “Theater is a tool for resistance.” – Soeuf Elbadawi Comorian artist, author and journalist Soeuf Elbadawi was born in 1970…

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    City Icon: Dikembe Mutombo (Kinshasa)

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    The City: Kinshasa Located along the southern banks of the Congo River, Kinshasa was once a site of fishing villages.…

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    City Icon: Saïd Aouita, Fes

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    Former track & field world record holder and Olympic champion in the 5000m, Saïd Aouita is celebrated as one of…

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    City Icon: KING MOSHOESHOE I – Maseru, Lesotho

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    Founder and first paramount ruler of the Basotho nation, Moshoeshoe I was one of the most successful Southern African leaders…

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    City Icon – Napoleon Bonaparte (Saint Helena)

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    A study into the life of the emperor who was defeated and had a phrase that would live centuries after…

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