6 famous people you didn’t know are from Mozambique

Francis Akhalbey Jun 25, 2019 at 11:34am

June 25, 2019 at 11:34 am | Culture

Francis Akhalbey

Francis Akhalbey | Staff Writer

June 25, 2019 at 11:34 am | Culture

Photo via marizaoficial on Facebook

Born to a Portuguese father and a Mozambican mother, Mariza, who has several platinum-selling albums to her name is widely known for bringing to the spotlight the traditional Portuguese music genre known as fado.

She received the prestigious Best Artist Award from the Amália Rodrigues Foundation in 2005 and was also appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador the same year.

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