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Nigeria: Mavin’s New Signee Rema, Sets Apple Music Record

Mavin Record's newest signee, Rema, has made history as the...
Corporate boards are supposed to oversee companies but often turn a blind eye

Corporate boards are supposed to oversee companies but often turn a blind eye

Source: Siri Terjesen, Dean's Faculty Fellow in Entrepreneurship, American University Kogod School of Business / The Conversation A lot of...
New celebration of Armistice Day proposed

Namibia: Diergaardt Presents ‘Namibian Identity Through Textiles’

By Martha MukaiwaIn the National Art Gallery of Namibia's upper room, there is a glass jar collection of moths, buck bone, crab foot, seed...
A woman uses her smartphone as she walks past a display for the Apple iPhone XR at a supermarket in Beijing, Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Sending Wall Street into a slide, China announced higher tariffs Monday on $60 billion worth of American goods.

US-China Trade Dispute Triggering Production Exodus | Voice of America

U.S. tech giant Apple has reportedly asked its major suppliers, mainly China-based manufacturers from Taiwan, to consider moving 15 to 30% of their production outside of...
Margaret Thatcher sworn in as Britain’s first female Prime Minister

Nigerian Union of Musicians Holds Workshop On Sale of Music On the Internet

By Emmanuel OkogbaIn its determined efforts to generate revenue for its members, the foremost body representing musicians in Nigeria, NUM is organising a workshop...

Nigeria: Emefiele to Unveil 5-Yr Plan As Central Bank Plans Movie, Music Academies

By Bukola IdowuLagos — As the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is set to unveil his five - year plan today,...

Kenya: How the World Music Day Went Down in Nairobi

By Francis NderituThis year's celebration of the Fête de la Musique - translated as the World Music Day - was held at the Alliance...
FILE - Palestinians step on Israeli and U.S. flags and hold posters of U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a protest against Bahrain

Kushner Unveils $50 Billion ‘Peace to Prosperity’ Plan for Mideast | Voice of America

WASHINGTON - The White House on Saturday outlined a $50 billion Middle East economic plan that would create a global investment fund...
Alan Shepard becomes the first American in space

Futu: A Bantu-Kongo view of the Earth, plants and farming

The night’s sky was graced with the presence...
FAO partnership working to establish guidelines for certification of farmed fish

Meet the 9 African players drafted by the NBA this year

The amount of raw basketball talent the continent...
A youth holds a flag with the image of Abdullah Ocalan, the jailed leader of the rebel Kurdistan Workers

Erdogan Turns to Kurds to Win Istanbul Election | Voice of America

ISTANBUL - In what is being seen as a last-minute bid to win Sunday's Istanbul mayoral election, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is...
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Tanzania: Bongo Singer TID Hospitalized After Brutal Attack

By Hilary KimuyuBongo Flava star TID, born Khalid Mohammed, was...
South Vietnamese defenders hold on to An Loc

Congo-Kinshasa: Koffi Olomide Banned From Performing in South Africa After Public Outcry

By Chad KitunduCongolese musician Koffi Olomide has been banned from...
President Peter Mutharika addressing Malawi Parliament, June 21, 2019. (L Masina/VOA)

Opposition Walks Out on Malawi President’s Address | Voice of America

LILONGWE, MALAWI - Opposition lawmakers in Malawi walked out of parliament Friday as President Peter Mutharika started delivering the state of the nation address.  The...

Nigeria: Mercy Johnson Hits Out With New ‘Kitchen Talk Show’

Nollywood actress Mercy Johnson Okojie has revealed plans to launch a new TV programme to be known as, 'Kitchen Talk show'. In a statement made...
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Botswana: Indigenous Games to Promote Cultural Values, Practices – Official

By Gaotlhobogwe OrefileMahalapye — Mahalapye residents have been urged to partake in the Olympic Day celebrations. Parwe Junior Secondary School will host one of the...
Actor Martin Short Calls Israel 'Unbelievably Beautiful' During First Visit to Country

Actor Martin Short Calls Israel ‘Unbelievably Beautiful’ During First Visit to Country

Martin Short speaking ahead of the Genesis Prize Foundation’s award ceremony in Jerusalem, June 20, 2019. Photo: Screenshot. Comedic actor Martin Short praised Israel for...
U.S. forces capture Snoul, Cambodia

South Africa: Early Reading Programme to Empower SA

Government is implementing an Early Grade Reading Programme, which consists of an integrated package of lesson plans, additional reading materials and professional support to...
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Nigeria: Literary Giant Omolara Ogundipe-Leslie Dies At 78

Another giant in the arts and culture sphere, Professor Abiodun Omolara Ogundipe is dead. She died on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.Her death was announced,...
U.S. forces capture Snoul, Cambodia

Tanzania: Beyond Bongo Flava – Tanzania’s Neo-Soul Divas

By Caroline UliwaListening to the radio in Tanzania, one would be forgiven for thinking the only music available for public consumption is Bongo Flava,...
Former NBA Commissioner, Former ESPN Digital Chief to Advise Israeli Startup

Former NBA Commissioner, Former ESPN Digital Chief to Advise Israeli Startup

Then-NBA Commissioner David Stern at Fortune Brainstorm TECH 2012. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – Former NBA commissioner David Stern and former ESPN digital chief John...

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