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Tribute to Nelson Mandela

This a well-known anti-apartheid reggae anthem from the 1980s, written during the apartheid era in South Africa. The song was banned by the South African government when it was released, but was widely played in South Africa nonetheless. It reached #7 in the UK Singles … Continue reading

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The world mourns Nelson Mandela

This 1985 Oscar song was written by Stevie Wonder to Nelson Mandela, who was imprisoned at the time (for around 30 years!) for his part in fighting against the apartheid system in place in South Africa. The song depicts what … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela dies at 95

Nelson Mandela died last Thursday, 5-12-2013. What do you know about him, South Africa and Apartheid?   You  can find out  more about Mandela  in    http://www.theguardian.com/world/nelsonmandela Watch the trailers of the film “MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM”, then listen to the … Continue reading

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