Miriam Makeba: South African singer and civil rights activist (The Queen Of African Music)
Today would have been the 81st birthday of Miriam Makeba, who dedicated her life to music and civil rights activism. Miriam Makeba (4 March 1932 – 9 November 2008), nicknamed Mama Africa, was a Grammy Award-winning South African singer and civil rights activist. She actively campaigned against the South African system of apartheid. As a result, she discovered that her South African passport had been revoked in 1960 and the South African government revoked her citizenship and right of return…
Shaun Tomson: (born; August 21, 1955) is a South African professional surfer and former world champion, environmentalist, actor, author and businessman. On a performance level, Tomson completely changed the way the tube section of the wave was ridden, using a unique style of pumping and weaving through and around collapsing sections of the barrel.
21 ICONS: FW de Klerk | Between 10 and 5
21 ICONS South Africa is a multimedia project by renowned photographer and filmmaker Adrian Steirn that spans print, tv and online and highlights 21 South African icons who have contributed significantly to our country and mankind.