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  • 1. 1 •We remember Samora MachelDeath of selfless Mozambican president commemoratedOctober 19, 2012Died in mysterious circumstances: Mozambican President Samora Machel(courtesy Samora Machel Documentation Centre)Oct 19, 2012 – Twenty-six years ago, on October 19, 1986, PresidentSamora Moises Machel of Mozambique was killed when his plane,apparently off-course, smashed into a Lebombo hillside near Mbuzini inwhat is now Mpumalanga, South Africa.There is a monument now to mark the spot where Mozambique’s first post-independence President and stalwart of the Mozambican liberation struggledied along with 33 members of his presidential entourage. More than twodecades later, no official version of what caused the crash has beenprovided.Today we remember him and the Mozambican people’s selfless contributionto the realization of a democratic South Africa and we quote the words ofBob Marley’s Redemption Song “How long will they kill our prophets whilewe stand aside and look?” Miguel Auzara & Guilherme Sendela
  • 2. 2 Samora Moisés Machel(September 29, 1933 – October 19, 1986) Samora Moisés Machel was a Mozambican military commander, revolutionary socialistleader and eventual President of Mozambique. He died in a plane crash, he was coming from an international meeting in Lusaka, Zambia heading back home to Mozambique when hisplane crashed in the Lebombo Mountains, near Mbuzini, South-Africa.Hi’s one of my greatest inspiration. I had to post some pictures to celebrate his life and contribution to the African Freedom. Miguel Auzara & Guilherme Sendela
  • 3. 3 Miguel Auzara & Guilherme Sendela
  • 4. 4 From left to right: Sam Nujoma, Samora Machel with Kenneth Kaunda and Mugabe 1980: African Head of states at a conference in Lusaka, Zambia. From left to right:Sam Nujoma, Kenneth Kaunda, Samora Machel, Julius NyerereRobert Mugabe, José E. dos Santos Miguel Auzara & Guilherme Sendela
  • 5. 5 Samora Machel with Graca Machel (now madiba’s wife (Nelson Mandela)) Miguel Auzara & Guilherme Sendela
  • 6. 6 Samora Machel, A luta continua!!!! Miguel Auzara & Guilherme Sendela
  • 7. 7 Miguel Auzara & Guilherme Sendela