In the image of her country Reunion island, a tremendous mosaic of populations from all origins: Europe, Africa, China, India, Madagascar, interbreeding is the distinctive feature of the music offered by Reunionian poet, song-writer and singer YELA.
Togo’s national soccer team, devastated by a shooting attack on its bus that killed at least three and left eight gravely injured, withdrew from the African Cup of Nations on Saturday.
The bus was in Angola about six miles from the border of Republic of Congo when the gunfire began. When the ambush ended, 30 minutes later, the driver was dead and the team’s assistant coach and spokesman were mortally wounded. It was not immediately clear if the convoy was targeted. The attackers fled back into the Republic of Congo after Angolan forces intervened, officials said.
President Barack Obama won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday in a stunning decision designed to build momentum behind his initiatives to reduce nuclear arms, ease tensions with the Muslim world and stress diplomacy and cooperation rather than unilateralism.
Obama said he was surprised and deeply humbled by the honor, and planned to travel to Oslo to accept the prize, which he said he does not see "as a recognition of my own accomplishments," but rather as a recognition of goals he has set for the United States and the world.
"I do not feel that I deserve to be in the company of so many transformative figures that have been honored by this prize," Obama said.
Oluwayimika Angel Adelaja was born on August 17, 1983 in London, England. She moved to America with her parents at the tender age of 3 years. However, from that age, she knew she was meant to make an impact on the world through health services.
Interview with Sudanese model Digol Deng.
Claret Onukogu is a 24 year old woman from Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria who was born as the first child out of six children to Ray and Kathryn Onukogu. Some of the adjectives used to describe her include enthusiastic, spiritual, charismatic, intelligent, humble, ambitious, independent, goal-oriented, friendly, graceful, optimistic, outspoken, hard-working, open-minded, courageous, and multicultural. She spent her early childhood in Nigeria where she completed her nursery, primary and part of her secondary education.
Last week marked the opening of the Gagosian’s first ever retail space located on the ground floor of 988 Madison Avenue. The 2500 square foot space was designed by Daniel Rowen Architects with MN Designs, and was launched with the presentation of Richard Prince’s newest limited edition artist book, Bettie Kline last week.
South Africa and Nigeria lead the nominations list in the second MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs) taking place in Kenya on Oct. 10.
congratulations to Jennifer Hudson and fiance, David Otunga, on the arrival of a bonny baby son. David Daniel Otunga, Jr. was born on August 10, 2009
CALIFORNIA, June 25, 2009 - The entertainment world has suffered another great lost today. The King of Pop, Michael Jackson, has passed ayway at the age of 50. Apparently it maight have been due to a heart attack, although they have yet to release the official cause of his death.
Michael Jackson was without doubt the Best performer and singer of the century, yet, also the most controversial one for the last decades. His popularity stretches all across the globe, with millions of dedicated fans.
The death of the King of Pop comes in at the same time with the death of another great actress, well known for her role in the originale Charlie's Angels: Farrah Fawcett.
Jackson was not breathing when Los Angeles Times. The paramedics performed CPR and took him to UCLA Medical Center, Ruda told the newspaper.responded to a call at his about 12:30 p.m., Capt. Steve Ruda told the
Jackson's death brought a tragic end to a long, bizarre, sometimes farcical decline from his peak in the 1980s, when he was popular music's premier all-around performer, a uniter of black and white music who shattered the race barrier on MTV, dominated the charts and dazzled even more on stage.
Anthoney Wright’s new single “NO ME WITHOUT YOU” is to be released on February 9th on Palawan Productions. The single follows hot on the heels of his radio smash debut “RESET TO ZERO” which was Record of the Week on BBC Radio 2.
Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda was under arrest Friday in neighbouring Rwanda awaiting extradition on war crimes charges after his erstwhile Tutsi allies turned against him.