Did you know…

DID you know that on this day, June 10, 1990, Miriam Makeba, nicknamed Mama Africa, who was a South African singer, actress, United Nations goodwill ambassador, and civil-rights activist, returned home for good.

MAMA AFRICA: Legendary singer Miriam Makeba . © MARC HUTCHINSON.

Makeba was associated with various musical genres with her most popular song probably being ‘Pata Pata’ released in 1967.

She died of a heart attack during a 2008 concert in Italy.

– www.sahistory.org.za

 

 

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