Mama Africa was and still is one of Africa's greatest songstresses. Today March the 4th was her bithday. She was also a fierce activist against the then South African system of apartheid. In the shallow, oversaturated, pop-frenzied world we now live in where the media easily attaches the word great to various singers it is important not to forget those who really deserve the accolade. Click on her picture above to find out more about Mama Africa.