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Mansa Musa – The richest man in history

Mansa Musa Mansa Musa Keita, also called the Lion of Mali, was the 10th Mansa, or Emperor, of the Mali Empire in West Africa. He lived from 1280 to 1337. He was appointed as deputy to Abubakari Keita II who left to sail the Atlantic in search of his predecessor, and never returned. In 1312,…

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Salif Keita is a Mandingo Afro-Pop singer and song-writer from Mali. He celebrated his 67th birthday on August 25, 2016. His golden voice is well-known throughout Africa. Some of his classic songs include Yamore which was a collaboration between Keita and the late  great Cesaria Evora. His haunting melodies always evoke images of home  (Africa) for…

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