Ministry of Culture remembers deed by singer Miriam Makeba

Luanda – The Culture Ministry on Monday in Luanda highlighted the achievements of South African singer Mirian Makeba towards the emancipation of African women and appreciation of the culture and identity of the African continent.

In the month dedicated to women, the ministry, in a note to which ANGOP had access, in the context of one more anniversary of the artist who would turn 87 on Monday, highlights her commitment in the struggle for freedom, social justice and equality through music.

“Makeba, who has been in Angola after independence, has spread her music throughout Africa and the world. She has become an anti-apartheid activist and her example should encourage young women and especially young artists to use music and talent as tool in the defense of moral, civic, family and patriotic values, valorization of national identity and the intransigent defense of social justice, “reads the message.

Miriam Makeba died at the age of 76 in Castel Volturno, southern Italy, due to a heart attak that occurred after a concert against racism and mafia involving the famous artist who became known as the voice of Africa.

Source: Angola Press News Agency

Ministry of Culture remembers deed by singer Miriam Makeba

Luanda – The Culture Ministry on Monday in Luanda highlighted the achievements of South African singer Mirian Makeba towards the emancipation of African women and appreciation of the culture and identity of the African continent.

In the month dedicated to women, the ministry, in a note to which ANGOP had access, in the context of one more anniversary of the artist who would turn 87 on Monday, highlights her commitment in the struggle for freedom, social justice and equality through music.

“Makeba, who has been in Angola after independence, has spread her music throughout Africa and the world. She has become an anti-apartheid activist and her example should encourage young women and especially young artists to use music and talent as tool in the defense of moral, civic, family and patriotic values, valorization of national identity and the intransigent defense of social justice, “reads the message.

Miriam Makeba died at the age of 76 in Castel Volturno, southern Italy, due to a heart attak that occurred after a concert against racism and mafia involving the famous artist who became known as the voice of Africa.

Source: Angola Press News Agency