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  1. .com | Madondo goes from farm labourer to judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News24

    ... in the language of the accused, otherwise there could be a miscarriage of justice. He was described as a "true son of Africa" in one of his nomination forms which mentions his farm labour work in 1967 and garden labour in 1971. His CV was packed ...


  2. BWW Review: a Ceremonious Anniversary of Dancing at LughnasaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    It's been 79 years since that summer of 1936, the setting of Brian Friel's play in which the Mundy sisters are rocked by the joint arrival of their missionary brother from Africa and a wireless Marconi radio that summons itself to life. Against the merciless march of time, Friel's drama - revived by the Lyric Theatre for its 25th anniversary - retains an image of the past, and director Annabelle Comyn's staging has the clarity of a photograph.


  3. Valentino's Africa-inspired show put white models in dreadlocksRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Mashable

    Immediately following their Swastika shoes gaffe, fashion brand Valentino created a stir on social media with its latest spring/summer 2016 collection shown in Paris. The show's theme was African-inspired, which could have made for a beautiful collection.


  4. Brasch WordsLEGISLATORS Could Shoot Down Airborne CrueltyRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... at the "is it really true" points about your dad, stepdad, mom, grandparents, grandmother, their tribal attire in Africa, etc. Keep in mind that I told my buddy - knowing his personality - that it is curious that having millionaire trust fund babies ...


  5. 5 Things You Need To Know About Valentino S/S 16Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Valentino's design duo Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli have taken the past few seasons on a globe-trotting journey and this season, they have landed in primitive and wild tribal Africa. The references are loud and clear yet feature Valentino's sensual and ultra-feminine aesthetics.


  6. Valentino explores Africa, Chanel fliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Rome, October 7 - Valentino's creative duo, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli, have left their beloved Rome as a source of inspiration for spring-summer 2016 and travelled to Africa. It was a round trip showcased at their Paris women's ready-to-wear show Tuesday that took them to the stunning landscapes of the African continent and then straight back home to the Eternal City.


  7. Valentino Tiptoes Line of Cultural Appropriation at Paris FW With CornrowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Essence Magazine

    ... this week, only this time in Paris. Fashion house Valentino presented its spring-summer 2016 collection inspired by Africa during Paris Fashion Week and featured a cast of mainly white models (less than 10 Black models) walking down the runway ...


  8. Bye bye to corruption in NigeriaADEKUNLE AKINYEMI, Pikesville, Maryland, USARead the original story

    Tuesday | Nigeriaworld

    ... on corruption, as being in existence since the beginning of man. In my work experiences, there is only one nation in Africa where things are allowed to work out themselves without influences from 'above or below'. When citizens of Botswana, Southern ...


  9. Mad Men's Kiernan Shipka wows in elegant gown at Paris Fashion WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    ... Kiernan watched models walk the runway in an array of looks that evoked a primitive, yet regal style, inspired by Africa What a show! Audiences sat in dark lighting while models took to the curved runway in a series tribal designs Leggy display: ...


  10. Reporting: MedicineINFECTIONS Take at Least 51 Lives at Panama HospitalRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ... Parenti said his book is the product of six years of traveling and reporting in war zones and failed states from east Africa to central Asia. He was working what was to be a book on the past decade of war in Afghanistan, but as it turned out, that ...


  11. Market Report: Abu-Dhabi healthcare provider Al Noor soars 9% on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Share stakes in Abu-Dhabi-based private healthcare service provider Al Noor Hospitals have changed hands more times than a pack of Paul Daniels' playing cards over the past year or so, which has prompted intense speculation that its days of independence could be threatened in the short-term. Bingo! Yesterday, its shares jumped 81p or 9 per cent to A 10 on hearing it is in talks with Mediclinic International of South Africa about a possible tie-up which would create the biggest supplier of private care in Dubai and Abu Dhabi with further operations in Europe and southern Africa.


  12. World Cup: First steps for South Sudan on to a global stage - from a war zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Independent

    As South Sudan, torn apart by violence, prepares to play its first-ever World Cup qualifier, Robert O'Connor discovers a game sinking into disarray in a land where tribalism and civil war are kings Children play football in a South Sudanese refugee camp last year set up after the country collapsed into a savage civil war At 4.30pm East Africa Time on Thursday, the World Cup will welcome its newest participants when South Sudan start their first-round qualifier against Mauritania in the country's capital Juba. It should have been a cause for celebration.


  13. How America's Dog Parks are just like its High SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The New York Observer

    ... Like if I'd adopted a black child and when someone asked me where she was from I'd said "the orphanage." Or worse, "Africa." The last thing you want to do with Dog Nerd is challenge their authority. Even if you know for a fact what your dog is, even ...


  14. Maria Sharapova reveals black bandeau bra beneath semi-sheer mini...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Mail

    ... show, Maria watched models walk the runway in an array of looks that evoked a primitive, yet regal style, inspired by Africa What a show! Audiences sat in dark lighting while models took to the curved runway in a series tribal designs The racing ...


  15. Valentino Uses Almost All White Models for Africa-Themed Spring...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | E! Online

    The Rome-based high fashion house presented spring-summer 2016 wares at Paris Fashion Week on Oct. 6, with show notes detailing a collection inspired by "wild, tribal Africa." Yep , the Valentino showing was Africa- themed , which swiftly became problematic when, well, those runway images started to roll in.


  16. Yemen and the Horn of Africa: U.S-China battle over the Ogaden Basin, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CNN

    Oil and gas rich Ogaden region borders Somalia, Kenya and the tiny Eastern African state of Djibouti. Ogaden, home to 7-8 Million ethnic Somalis and is twice the size of England and Wales together has been ravaged by famine, droughts, tribal strife, mass refugees movements and successive wars between Ethiopian regimes and Independent movements as well as the epicenter of the Horn of Africa's cold-war hotspot for the United States and former Soviet Union.


  17. Vieux Farka Toure to perform at Great American Music Hall on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | SFGate

    The late, legendary Malian guitarist Ali Farka Toure was a musician of varied influences. The music of Mali holds the rhythms of Western Africa and in his fluid guitar work you could hear the influence of Arabic traditions-and something that sounded American.


  18. Gulf Arabs wrest strategic Yemen island from Iran-allied groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | Thanh Nein News

    ... banished most of Perim's 4,500 people to turn the site into a military base, a modest outpost of socialism set amid Africa and Arabia. But some of the sons of these shark fishermen and shrimp netters have come back with their Kalashnikovs alongside ...


  19. Daphne Bramham: Conservatives, polygamy and cultural relativismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 4 |

    ... the Conservative government has "committed more than $60 million in support to prevent child and forced marriage in Africa, the Middle East and Southeast Asia." He noted that consular services are available 24 hours a day to Canadians overseas who ...


  20. Twentieth Century and Modern Design Leads Kaminski's September...Read the original story

    Monday Oct 5 | PRWeb

    ... mask, carved and painted, with and elongated face, from Gabon, 22.25" h x 6.5"that was published in "Masks of Black Africa," by Ladislas Segy, figure 198 valued at $3,000-$5,000 and from Papua New Guinea.There will also be the monthly estate ...