'Weird Al' joins Weezer on stage to cover Toto's 'Africa'

'Weird Al' joins Weezer on stage to cover Toto's 'Africa'

Things got a little weird in Los Angeles Wednesday as Weezer covered Toto’s classic rock tune “Africa”. Weezer covered the iconic song during Wednesday’ night’s show at The Forum in Los Angeles, and partway through the performance Weird Al Yankovic joined the band on stage to finish the cover. Video posted by John Capodice to […]

African Innovation and Integration of WordCamp Conferences

African Innovation and Integration of WordCamp Conferences

The unmistakable truth to mastering technology is understanding the reality that 80% of all tech careers require the ability to read and comprehend the written word, no matter what language. African nations are realizing the empowerment of thought leadership using tech. There can be several hundred dialects and language nuances that are related to the […]

South Africa hosts the first annual African Ranger Awards

South Africa hosts the first annual African Ranger Awards

Over 50 wildlife rangers from throughout Africa were honoured for their contribution to conservation on the continent during a ceremony in Cape Town, South Africa. The awards event was attended by the winning rangers, organising company Paradise Foundation co-chair and Alibaba group executive chairman Jack Ma who praised the brave work of these conservationists. The […]

In Africa, Mystery Murders Put Spotlight on Kremlin's Reach

In Africa, Mystery Murders Put Spotlight on Kremlin's Reach

In Africa, Mystery Murders Put Spotlight on Kremlin’s Reach  New York Times Funerals Held for 3 Russian Journalists Killed in Africa  U.S. News & World Report Mystery Surrounds Case of Russian Journalists Slain in Africa  Voice of America Full coverage Source link

Farmer-Herder Conflicts on the Rise in Africa

Farmer-Herder Conflicts on the Rise in Africa

Violent intercommunal clashes between herders and farmers can be avoided if African governments recognise the complexities that exist in these conflicts and to remove barriers to accessing land for pastoralists without compromising the rights of farming communities. Internally displaced villagers herd livestock in Turkana county, Kenya. © 2014 Brent Stirton/Reportage by Getty Images for Human […]

Time is here to get Africa's economies back on track

Time is here to get Africa's economies back on track

On JULY 6 this year Nigeria’s eminent public servant, Africa’s regional integration doyen and scholar-diplomat Professor Adebayo Adedeji was buried at his home in Asuwaju Court, Ijebu Ode, in Nigeria’s south-western Ogun state. The memorial service took place at the Cathedral Church in Ijebu Ode, which I attended. Adedeji was born on 21 December 1930 […]

South Africa tour represents 'a new way' for Minnesota Orchestra

South Africa tour represents 'a new way' for Minnesota Orchestra

Soon, the Minnesota Orchestra will fill an iconic church in Soweto. More than a place of worship, Regina Mundi Catholic Church has been the site of history — a home and organizing hub for those fighting apartheid. But a venue for a symphony concert? That requires constructing a special stage. “That’s the way this band […]

Basketball a big business in Africa

Basketball a big business in Africa

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3 Russian Journalists Killed While Probing Reports Of Mercenaries In Africa

3 Russian Journalists Killed While Probing Reports Of Mercenaries In Africa

Three Russian journalists were killed in the Central African Republic while investigating Russian private military contractors and mining industries, their editor told media on Wednesday. Pavel Golovkin/AP hide caption toggle caption Pavel Golovkin/AP Three Russian journalists were killed in the Central African Republic while investigating Russian private military contractors and mining industries, their editor told […]