WATCH: Remembering Mama Africa ten years later


Friday marks 10-years since the death of music icon Miriam Makeba.

Mama Africa, as she was affectionately known – died aged 76.

She suffered a heart attack during a concert in Italy.

During her long music career, she performed for the likes of John F Kennedy and Former President Nelson Mandela.

She’s also remembered as a heroine and freedom fighter.

Through her music – she told stories about apartheid.

She lived in exile but was persuaded by Madiba to return home in 1990.

Mama Miriam Makeba performing live at the Avo Session in Switzerland, Basel.


Mama Miriam Makeba performing ‘Soweto Blues’ live.


Mama Miriam Makeba performing live at Berns Salonger in Stockholm, Sweden.

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