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Dumbarton Castle to host Viking-themed festival this weekend

Fans of all things Norse in Scotland will have the chance to take in performances and family-friendly activities this weekend when Dumbarton Castle hosts...
George Washington attends inaugural ball

South Africa: Undercover With Mandela’s Spies – the Living and the Dead Still Bound...

analysis By Marianne ThammBradley Steyn's book Undercover with Mandela's Spies is not just a rollicking read full of testosterone-driven skop, skiet and donner, treachery and...
Women, men and children from across the United States and Mexico, all survivors of sexual violence, shared their message in The Monument Quilt. On the National Mall, the quilts were laid out to form the message that survivors are not alone.

Stitching Stories of Sexual Violence and Survival

WASHINGTON —  It’s often hard for victims of sexual violence to speak about their experience. But 3,000 of them were able to express themselves through...
New celebration of Armistice Day proposed

Nigeria: Rema Isn’t Wizkid, but You Are Not Wrong

By Joey AkanEvery day, enthused fans of musicians find joy in comparing their favourite artists. As kids, huddled in corners of the playground and...
Alan Shepard becomes the first American in space

Ghana Can’t Stop Listening to J.Derobie

DerickObuobie Junior used to think he was unlucky, but a rapid rise to superstardom has changed that. Though the 24-year-old, now better known as J.Derobie,...

Who Were You 1000 Years Ago?

The world was a much different place 1000 years ago. Life expectancy was shorter, Vikings kept stealing people’s things, and wifi signals were quite...
Margaret Thatcher sworn in as Britain’s first female Prime Minister

South Africa: Afrikaans Ghoema Music Awards to Continue, Loses CEO

By Thinus FerreiraCape Town — The Afrikaans Ghoema Music Awards that was overshadowed by controversy this year will continue - along with kykNET as...
George Washington attends inaugural ball

Nigeria: Wizkid, Larry Gaaga Turn Me On – Mercy Aigbe

By Rotimi AgbanaNollywood diva, Mercy Aigbe, may not be as controversial as she has been touted but she sure knows how to court public...

Ghana: Media Responsible for Feud Between Stonebwoy and I – Shatta Wale

Weeks after a near gun shoot-out between Ghanaian dancehall music heavyweights, Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy, at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, the warring singers...
Steve Greenberg, R. Kelly

R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty to 11 More Sex-Related Charges

CHICAGO —  R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty to 11 additional sex-related charges Thursday, including four counts that carry a maximum prison term of...
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Nigeria: Nollywood Actor Yul Edochie Survives Ghastly Accident

By Jayne AugoyeA popular Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, survived a ghastly motor accident which occurred along Ore road on Tuesday. The actor, who is a...
Obamas Sign Deal to Produce Podcasts for Spotify

Obamas Sign Deal to Produce Podcasts for Spotify

NEW YORK —  Barack and Michelle Obama's production company Higher Ground has signed a deal with Spotify to create a series of podcasts for the...

Nigeria: New Book Highlighting Nigeria’s Political Trajectories Launched in Lagos

By Ifeoluwa Adediran'Do Not Die in Their Wars', a new book outlining Nigeria's contemporary political trajectories, was launched at the Freedom Park, Lagos, on...
South Vietnamese defenders hold on to An Loc

Kenya: New Kenyan Film ‘Best Friends Forever’ Premieres on NTV

By Hilary KimuyuA new local film is set to premiere exclusively on NTV on Wednesday evening (10pm). Best Friends Forever is a film which...

South Africa: Kick Off Your Heels and Get Ready to Put On Those ‘Kinky...

Cape Town — The countdown is on to the hottest production of the year - the eagerly awaited South African premiere of the multiple...
Culturally rich ancestral places in Southeast Utah make the Most Endangered list because they are open to oil and gas extraction. (Josh Ewing)

Are These US Treasures About to be Destroyed?

Alabama's Mount Vernon Arsenal once housed Geronimo and other Apache prisoners and later was a segregated mental health facility for African Americans. (Alabama Historical...
Margaret Thatcher sworn in as Britain’s first female Prime Minister

Nigeria: Actress Dorcas Fapson Trends Following Adaptation of ‘I Got Flowers Today’

Fast-rising Nigerian actress and presenter, Dorcas Fapson, trended on social media platforms following the release of her adaptation of Paulette Kelly's poem, "I Got...
Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat sign accord for Palestinian self-rule

Uganda: Politics Will Ruin Your Music Career, Mukula Tells Singer Chameleone

Capt Mike Mukula, the chairman of the ruling National Resistance...

South Africa: Well Wishes for Jonas Gwangwa

President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent his best wishes to activist, musician, songwriter and producer Jonas Gwangwa. Gwangwa, 81, is currently receiving medical attention at 1...
FILE - Director Ron Howard arrives at the Kaleidoscope 5: LIGHT event, May 6, 2017 in Culver City, California.

Ron Howard Frames Pavarotti Story Through Arias for New Documentary

LOS ANGELES —  Director Ron Howard did not know much about opera, but he understands drama when he sees it, and Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti's...
Gong Li tells fans to get mad and join the fight against hunger

Namibia: Sunny Boy’s Mature On ‘Uuyelele’

By Rinelda MoutonNamibia's hikwa pioneer Sunny Boy held an album release party for his seventh studio album, 'Uuyelele', at Moonrise Bar and Restaurant at...
Alan Shepard becomes the first American in space

Nigeria: Falz Explains Why He Doesn’t Go to Church

By Akinwale AkinyoadeNigerian music star, Falz in a recent interview with Silverbird Television has revealed why he stopped going to church. The rapper and singer...
South Vietnamese defenders hold on to An Loc

Tunisia: The Artist Who Banks On His Intuition

analysis By Lelethu TonisiTunisian artist Taher Jaoui discusses the spontaneity behind his work - oil paintings of clusters of irregular and colourful objects accentuated by...
Music production duo Vincent Pontare, left, and Salem Al Fakir, aka Vargas & Lagola, pose for a portrait at the Sunset Marquis Hotel, June 3, 2019, in West Hollywood, California.

After His Death, Friends Work to Keep Avicii’s Legacy Alive

NEW YORK —  Avicii was so invested and excited about his new album that even on his flight to Oman, where he later died, he...

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