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M.I Abaga | 'Ashes' (Aluu4)

UbuntuFM Africa | M.I Abaga | 'Ashes' (Aluu4)

#Video #HipHop #Aluu4

Nothing would be worse than for death to mean nothing
The Aluu 4 was a necklace lynching that involved four young men, Ugonna Obuzor, Toku Lloyd, Chiadika Biringa, and Tekena Elkanah, all students of the University of Port Harcourt. They were all lynched after they were falsely accused of theft in Aluu, a community in Ikwerre local government area, Rivers State, Nigeria on 5 October 2012. M.I. Abaga wrote Ashes in response to this tragedy.

SAVING MUNGO PARK

Saving Mungo Park

#Writers #Culture #Books

A humorous take on Mungo Park's arrival to Nigeria
Onyeka Nwelue and Ikenna Chinedu Okeh wrote the book, 'Saving Mungo Park' which is a humorous take on Mungo Park's arrival to the communities around the great river which he was to name River Niger.

'Ubuntu' told by Pres. Nelson Mandela

UbuntuFM Africa | President Nelson Mandela

#Society #Video #Ubuntu

One of the reasons UbuntuFM was established
A traveler through a country would stop at a village and he didn't have to ask for food or for water. Once he stops, the people give him food, entertain him. That is one aspect of Ubuntu, but it will have various aspects. Ubuntu does not mean that people should not enrich themselves.

Africa’s unique opportunity for post-pandemic rejuvenation

UbuntuFM Africa | Africa’s unique opportunity for post-pandemic rejuvenation

#Society #Africa #PanAfricanism

Dr. Mamphela Ramphele on “must-dos” for Africa
It has taken a tiny organism, SARS-CoV-2, to get even the most conservative traditionalists to accept that state institutions are essential to mobilizing national resources to protect and promote the common good. The fragilities of neoliberal economics have been laid bare.

'Woman to Woman' | Winnie Madikizela Mandela

UbunttuFM Africa | 'Woman to Woman' | Winnie Madikizela Mandela

#Poetry

Through the window
Thoughts on Winnie Mandela by Suthukazi Arosi Through the window we all looked and have decided without knowing the exact truth. 

Hugh Masekela | 'Stimela'

UbuntuFM Africa | Hugh Masekela

#Music #Jazz

Hope against a backdrop of social injustice
'Stimela' (Coal Train) is the track that Hugh Masekela will probably be best remembered for as it encompasses all of his work both lyrically and musically. Such is the significance of 'Stimela' as it addresses the theme of hope against a backdrop of social injustice, central to South African modern history, a history still marked by decades of 'apartheid'.