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Mandela's Madiba Dance Remains Popular in Johannesburgi
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July 01, 2013 7:25 PM
Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black president, is well known around the globe for his determination in fighting the oppressive apartheid system in his home country. However, the 94-year-old was a charmer and dancer, as well. His dancing style, today known as the Madiba dance, is still popular on the streets of Johannesburg. Thuso Khumalo has more for VOA.

Mandela's Madiba Dance Remains Popular in Johannesburg

Published July 01, 2013

Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black president, is well known around the globe for his determination in fighting the oppressive apartheid system in his home country. However, the 94-year-old was a charmer and dancer, as well. His dancing style, today known as the Madiba dance, is still popular on the streets of Johannesburg. Thuso Khumalo has more for VOA.


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