Arts/Culture

Nigeria is 60 on October 1, 2020: These Six Images From Six Decades Commemorate Her Independence

As Nigeria prepares to celebrate its independence anniversary, the BBC’s Nduka Orjinmo selects six images, one from each decade, that represent watershed moments in the country’s 60 years of self-rule. 1960s – The making of an African giant A cultural troupe performs during celebrations to mark Nigeria’s independence in 1960 After decades of British colonial rule, Prime Minister Sir Abubakar …

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PLAYWRIGHT LATIF ABUBAKAR TAKES ON STIGMATIZATION AMIDST COVID-19

Ghanaian Playwright Latif Abubakar’s Globe Productions in partnership with the Ministry of Information and supported by AirtelTigo is set to stage another live virtual play to intensify education concerning Ghana’s COVID-19 campaign with a major focus on stigmatization. Dubbed Judas and Delilah Covid-19 edition, the play seeks to bring together top Ghanaian celebrities to join the campaign in fighting stigmatization …

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100 of the most Iconic moments from music history

By: Joni SweetExpress // Getty Images100 iconic moments from music history Think back to the first concert you ever attended. You can probably remember the energy of the crowd yearning for the band to finally take the… Express // Getty Images 100 iconic moments from music history Think back to the first concert you ever attended. You can probably remember …

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Jamaica Tourism Minister praises Reggae Album headlined by Shatta Wale

A new reggae album, featuring some of Jamaica’s biggest entertainers, as well as one of Ghana’s fastest rising stars, is being hailed by Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, as an important opening for Jamaica on the African continent. According to Mr. Bartlett, the album, ‘Tropical Cruises to Jamaica – the Reggae Collector’s Edition’, brings one of Jamaica’s biggest marketing …

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Wanna learn about racism in America? Don’t watch “The Help”, watch these

Hello, and welcome to your first of many lessons in learning about racial inequality in the United States. As protests erupt, sparked by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police and fueled by years of systemic racism, you may be looking for resources to help you better understand why black folks are upset, angry, tired, fed up, sad, emotionally drained and …

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The City of Memphis To Honour Ghana In A Month-Long Celebration

For the last two years, the Embassy of Ghana in Washington DC, under the leadership of the Ambassador, H.E. Dr. Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration have been working assiduously to highlight Ghana as the country of choice, for business and tourism throughout the United States of America. Sarkodie (left) and Stonebwoy As a result …

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