In Africa, she is sometimes referred to as the "tree lady" and she was born to save trees. In fact, all the trees in Africa know her by name and she saved more trees than anyone you can think of. She passed away on 25th September, 2011 after a prolonged battle with cancer but not even death could stop her from saving trees. Yes she continues to save trees.
In a land where girl-child education
Professor Chinua Achebe was a man of many voices. Hated by the government but loved by the people. Professor Chinua Achebe was the people's voice who spoke nothing but the truth. He carried the voice of the people not just through his voice but also through his writings. When things began to fall apart, he was always more than ready to voice out on behalf of the people. Even when he discovered
We call her "Mama Africa". Why? Because, she was a mother and a friend. She united the entire continent of Africa through music, and introduced African music to the rest of the world. She had the voice of an angel and sang the beautiful melodies of Africa with pride and dignity. She was never carried away by money and she was never carried away by fame.
She was born to do what she loved doing
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela popularly known as "Madiba" in South Africa, was born on July 18, 1918 in Mvezo a small village located at the south eastern part of South Africa in the Umtata district. Nelson Mandela will be 95 years old on July 18, 2013.
Nelson Mandela's middle name "ROLIHLAHLA" is a Xhosa name which literally means "pulling the branch of a tree" or "stirring up trouble"
In 1986 in Uganda, Tito Okello, the president from the Acholi tribe and his National Resistance Army (NRA) were overthrown by the now incumbent president Yoweri Museveni in the Ugandan Bush War. The president's homeland, Acholiland in northern Uganda, has many guerilla groups with the widely popular Holy Spirit movement led by Alice Auma (Lakwena). However, the conflict in the north amongst
The wandering eyes of the great owl have ceased to wander and the croaking voices of the croaker frogs have refused to croak. The mighty wings of the great vulture continue to swing to and fro across the skies while the tiny little springbok continues to run for cover. Nelson Mandela the father of the fatherless is gone. Madiba the friend of the poor and the needy has crossed the