Today we remember a true legend, a mother of the land - Miriam Makeba. uMama Makeba gave her freedom to fight for that of others, and for that, she will always be remembered.
Miriam received the title of Mama Africa after she devoted her life to fighting for a better South Africa, even in its darkest days.
Briefly.co.za knows what an incredible impact Miriam made on South Africa. Her songs brought hope in dark times and her voice spoke for those who could not.
Makeba was a passionate musical artist with a deep desire to help fight apartheid. With her music she was able to expose the Western world to African music as well as what was happening in South Africa.
Today, we take time to remember the day when Mama Africa returned to South Africa for the first time after 31 years in exile.
It is because of people like Miriam that the people of Mzansi walk freely today!
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