Obituaries - Page 2

Desmond Tutu Remembers Miriam Makeba

TO KNOW HER, IS TO LOATHE APARTHEID By Desmond Tutu Sunday, November 23, 2008. This is a sad time for South Africa. Miriam Makeba’s death on Monday came as a great shock to me, and there is a sense of devastation here. There are
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Obituary: Louisa Marks

THE QUEEN OF LOVER’S ROCKBy Shola AdenekanWednesday, October 21, 2009. The reggae
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Obituary: James Brown

One of the Most Influential Musicians of All Time   By Shola Adenekan   The widely-acclaimed Godfather of Soul, James Brown, who
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Obituary: Ousmane Sembene

Writer and African Film Legend     Wednesday, July 4, 2007.     By Shola Adenekan   Ousmane Sembene, the pipe-smoking Senegalese
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Obituary: Cyprian Ekwensi

Prolific Writer Who Chronicled Modern Life in West Africa   Sunday, November 11, 2007.   By Shola Adenekan   Cyprian Ekwensi who has
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Obituary: Aimé Césaire

THE FATHER OF THE NEGRITUDE MOVEMENT   By K.L John     Tuesday, June 10, 2008.   Described as a ‘great humanist’ and
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Obituary: Chike Obi

WORLD RENOWNED NIGERIAN MATHEMATICIAN   By Shola Adenekan   Saturday/Sunday, August 30 – 31, 2008.   In 1997, through pure brainwork and
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Obituary: Harvey Fuqua

IN PRAISE OF A MUSIC GURU   By Bob Davis Thursday, July 15, 2010.Born in Louisville, Kentucky, USA, in July 1929, Harvey
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