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IN BRIEF: Miriam Makeba

Miriam Makeba, in full Zensi Miriam Makeba, (born March 4, 1932, Prospect Township, near Johannesburg, South Africa—died November 10,...

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HUSH! IT’S TINA TURNER

Legendary hair, an unstoppable career, a show-stopping voice and yes, legs for days, that’s R&B icon, Tina Turner....

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DR LEKE PITAN SAYS HELLO

Dr. Leke Pitan (MBBS, MPH) is currently the International Hospital Federation-IHF Advisor for Africa. Dr. Pitan has worked...

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RESPECT TO A MAN OF CULTURE

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of Nigeria paying homage to Agura of Gbagura, Oba Saburee Babajide Isola Bakre

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Best Lionel Richie Songs: 20 Tracks That Will Have You Dancing On The Ceiling

Like his fans, the best Lionel Richie songs started out in party mode, but matured to grow romantic...

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Mike Tyson spends $40,000 a month on weed after buying marijuana ranch

You would think owning a marijuana ranch and spending your days working with cannabis might turn you slightly...

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Stormzy gives back by offering two more Cambridge scholarships to young people from minority backgrounds

Rapper Stormzy has promised to cover the tuition fees for two more students from minority backgrounds to be...

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EARTH, WIND & FIRE: FIRST R&B GROUP TO RECEIVE KENNEDY CENTER HONORS

Earth, Wind & Fire will become the first R&B group to receive the 2019 Kennedy Center Honors for...

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IN BRIEF: Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson, née Katherine Coleman, also known as (1939–56) Katherine Goble, (born August 26, 1918, White Sulphur Springs,...