Marathon talks over EU virus rescue package stall

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Italy has been struggling with huge debt since before the coronavirus crisis EU talks on how to help southern Eurozone countries badly affected by the coronavirus epidemic have stalled after 16 hours. The European …

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For K-pop Fans, Learning Korean Is About Connection

When Laura Krupp started learning the Korean alphabet, or Hangul, she’d practice memorizing the characters by doodling the names of her favorite K-pop idols in the margins of her notebook. “정국,” she’d scribble on the page, burning the distinct vowels and consonants of BTS member Jung Kook’s name into memory. Amid a busy college semester,…

Young Doctors and Nurses Feel Like ‘Soldiers Going Into Battle’ Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

By De Elizabeth Tiana Woolridge was only 6 or 7 years old when she knew she wanted to be a doctor. Two decades later, she is finishing up her fourth year at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. When she enters the medical field as a pediatrician in a few months, she’ll…

Jonas Brothers Can’t Visit Make-A-Wish Kids, So They Sent Heartwarming Videos Instead

The Jonas Brothers may not be able to visit the very special children they plan to meet via the Make-a-Wish Foundation right now, so they sent the next best thing: videos. The celebrities spent some time recording heartfelt messages to be sent to the organization’s young recipients in lieu of physical visits due to the…

Amy Klobuchar Wants to Save the Election From The Coronavirus

With no known end date, there’s a chance that coronavirus-related physical distancing measures could affect the November general election — and since millenials and Gen Z constitute the biggest voting bloc in 2020, young people’s voting rights are among the most at risk. That’s why Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) are sponsoring the Natural…

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Lady Gaga Recruits All Your Faves For Massive ‘One World: Together At Home’ Special

Get ready for a massive, completely unforgettable benefit concert special, thanks in part to Lady Gaga. Global Citizen — the organization behind recent Together At Home video webcast performances featuring Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, Chris Martin, Niall Horan, and more — has teamed up with the World Health Organization to announce a huge telecast. It’s called…

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The Coronavirus Is Changing How Activists Fight

When many people think about activism, they’re likely envisioning its most visible component: People emerging from the comfort of their homes to physically gather together and make their voices heard. Those protests and rallies have established themselves as indelible moments in history on their own: the Million Man March, the Stonewall Riot, the Women’s March…

Bruce Springsteen leads tributes to John Prine

Image copyrightGetty Images Bruce Springsteen has said he is “crushed by the loss” of US country-folk singer John Prine. The Grammy-winning songwriter died on Tuesday, aged 73, due to Covid-19 complications, his publicist confirmed. Prine had been in hospi…

Marathon talks over EU virus rescue package stall

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Italy has been struggling with huge debt since before the coronavirus crisis EU talks on how to help southern Eurozone countries badly affected by the coronavirus epidemic have stalled after 16 hours. The European …

US records highest Covid-19 deaths in single day

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption The US has the highest number of recorded coronavirus cases in the world The US recorded the most coronavirus deaths in a single day with 1,736 fatalities reported on Tuesday. It brings the total number of deaths …

Coronavirus latest: Wuhan’s 11-week lockdown finally ends

As China relaxes lockdown measures in Wuhan where the pandemic started, elsewhere in Asia, countries are still struggling to contain the spread. Japan declared a state of emergency for several large cities, paving the way for much stricter guidelines in the…

Message from Wuhan: ‘Learn from our mistakes’

Message from Wuhan: ‘Learn from our mistakes’

Israeli man charged with spying for Iran

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption The man is accused of trying to recruit people to launch terrorist attacks in Israel An Israeli man has been indicted on charges of spying for Iran and preparing terrorist attacks. Shin Bet, the country’s internal…

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For K-pop Fans, Learning Korean Is About Connection

When Laura Krupp started learning the Korean alphabet, or Hangul, she’d practice memorizing the characters by doodling the names of her favorite K-pop idols in the margins of her notebook. “정국,” she’d scribble on the page, burning the distinct vowels and consonants of BTS member Jung Kook’s name into memory. Amid a busy college semester,…

Young Doctors and Nurses Feel Like ‘Soldiers Going Into Battle’ Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

By De Elizabeth Tiana Woolridge was only 6 or 7 years old when she knew she wanted to be a doctor. Two decades later, she is finishing up her fourth year at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. When she enters the medical field as a pediatrician in a few months, she’ll…

Jonas Brothers Can’t Visit Make-A-Wish Kids, So They Sent Heartwarming Videos Instead

The Jonas Brothers may not be able to visit the very special children they plan to meet via the Make-a-Wish Foundation right now, so they sent the next best thing: videos. The celebrities spent some time recording heartfelt messages to be sent to the organization’s young recipients in lieu of physical visits due to the…

Amy Klobuchar Wants to Save the Election From The Coronavirus

With no known end date, there’s a chance that coronavirus-related physical distancing measures could affect the November general election — and since millenials and Gen Z constitute the biggest voting bloc in 2020, young people’s voting rights are among the most at risk. That’s why Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) are sponsoring the Natural…

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Lady Gaga Recruits All Your Faves For Massive ‘One World: Together At Home’ Special

Get ready for a massive, completely unforgettable benefit concert special, thanks in part to Lady Gaga. Global Citizen — the organization behind recent Together At Home video webcast performances featuring Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, Chris Martin, Niall Horan, and more — has teamed up with the World Health Organization to announce a huge telecast. It’s called…

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The Coronavirus Is Changing How Activists Fight

When many people think about activism, they’re likely envisioning its most visible component: People emerging from the comfort of their homes to physically gather together and make their voices heard. Those protests and rallies have established themselves as indelible moments in history on their own: the Million Man March, the Stonewall Riot, the Women’s March…

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Nigerian Consulate suspends passport processing till further notice

The Nigerian consulate in Johannesburg released a press release to notify the general public, and Nigerians in particular, that effective

Omotoso Sex Trafficking Trial Postponed As State Changes Prosecutor

CAPE TOWN – There has been another twist in the sex trafficking trial of Pastor Timothy Omotoso. The State is

Suspect arrested for dealing in drugs in Bishop Lavis

WESTERN CAPE – Partnership policing in the Bishop Lavis area stopped a suspect in his tracks on Wednesday morning, 04

Nigerian literary icon, Harry Garuba, is dead

Renowned Nigerian academic and poet, Harry Garuba, is dead. He was 61. Mr Garuba passed away on Friday evening in

Children born to foreigners in South Africa eligible to apply for citizenship

Children born in South Africa to foreign parents are now eligible to apply for South African citizenship. This is after

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Cape Town refugees likely to be removed this weekend

JOHANNESBURG – The verification process of the refugees living in and around GreenMarket Square has been completed. It’s been about




Bruce Springsteen leads tributes to John Prine

Image copyrightGetty Images Bruce Springsteen has said he is “crushed by the loss” of US country-folk singer John Prine. The Grammy-winning songwriter died on Tuesday, aged 73, due to Covid-19 complications, his publicist confirmed. Prine had been in hospi…

Children born to foreigners in South Africa eligible to apply for citizenship

Children born in South Africa to foreign parents are now eligible to apply for South African citizenship. This is after

Why we banned immigrants from Nigeria – US

The United States says it imposed an immigrant visa on Nigeria as a result of the country’s failure to comply

New Schengen visa changes to benefit South Africans who frequently travel to Europe

Major changes are coming for the popular Schengen Visa – a 104 countries’ passport to visiting Europe, including South Africa.

World Arts Agency signs Nigerian singer Anthony Felix aka TKinzy

Recently signed to one of South Africa’s biggest management and artistic agencies, World Arts Agency (www.worldartsagency.co.za), Nigerian singer, TKinzy, whose

BEING LESBIAN IN NIGERIA: ‘UNDER THE RAINBOW’ DOCCIE TELLS THE HUMAN STORY

Queer Nigerians exist and are as complex and human as everybody else. This is the message behind Pamela Adie’s documentary

XENOPHOBIA: APOLOGIES SHOULD BE ON PEOPLE TO PEOPLE BASIS — NUSA PRESIDENT

• Unlike Other Nationals, Nigerians In South Africa Are Not United Mr. Adetola Olubajo is the President of Nigerian Union

Brace for Worship Kulture! Yahweh Video Release

Johannesburg,  Weeks into the pandemic lockdown across the world to prevent the spread of coronavirus we have several music artists

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GETTOCHILD – BIRTHDAY WISH (FEAT. SOUL MECHANIC)

GettoChild released a smashing new hit ‘Birthday Wish’ with Soul Mechanic. It’s a very smooth vibe with a blend of

WATCH: FEMI KOYA – IBA

Iba mean homage in Yoruba language, Femi koya pays homage to God and all musical giants who through their music

THE SONG ‘THE BLOOD OF JESUS’ WAS GOTTEN FROM THE SCRIPTURE – TONEE JENDU

Tonee Jendu, one of Nigeria’s fast-growing gospel artist recently released the blood of Jesus music video. We decided to chat

FEMI KOYA DROPS HIGHLY ANTICIPATED MUSIC VIDEO FOR LERATO

The most anticipated video of the year’Lerato’ by Femi Koya was released today. This is everyone’s favorite from the village

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OLOKUN – ‘THE BIG CITY’ TO BE RELEASED SOON

Olokun- The Big City, produced by OneJohn5Four Film with  Alex One Touch as the director of photography. A creative production

2019 ABSA L’ATELIER ART COMPETITION ENTRIES NOW OPEN

The Absa L’Atelier art competition is one of Africa’s most prestigious art competitions, and 2019 sees the 34th iteration of the competition. The Absa L’Atelier art competition rewards young visual artists, aged 21 to 40, with the opportunity to develop their talents abroad. This is clearly evidenced by the previous winners and the benefits and experience they attained by participating.

ASA AND MR EAZI TO HEADLINE THE BASSLINE FEST AT THE CONSTITUTION HILL

The two Nigeria’s stars Asa and Mr Eazi are the headline acts at the bassline fest at constitution hill on May 25. 2019. Bassline Fest is set to raise the bar this year with a thrilling musical experience showcasing African music, culture, and diversity. Under a 25-year celebratory theme, the Bassline fest will not only celebrate Africa day, but a

FELA KUTI AND THE KALAKUTA QUEENS PREMIERES TONIGHT IN PRETORIA

Pretoria – The cast members of Fela and the Kalakuta Queens are ready to dish it out hot, hot, hot to South Africans when the musical premieres at the South African State Theatre tonight. The cast, from Nigeria, touched down in the country on Sunday and have been hard at work rehearsing all week. The musical will make the theatre

Why are Nigerians living in denial?

Nigerians: WHEN the discourse is on Muhammadu Buhari and the state of affairs in Nigeria under his watch, opinions are

INCARCERATION OF OMOYELE SOWORE

  INCARCERATION OF OMOYELE SOWORE BY THE DESPOTIC AND TYRANNICAL GOVERNMENT OF GENERAL MUHAMMAD BUHARI: IGBOS AND YORUBAS, THE MOST

‘HOW AFRICAN LEADERS CAN TACKLE XENOPHOBIC ATTACKS’

As African leaders settle down to address the recurrent xenophobic and Afrophobic attacks in South Africa which have claimed the

NIGERIA AND SOUTH AFRICA HAVE NO OTHER CHOICE BUT TO COLLABORATE

Nigeria and South Africa have no other choice but to collaborate. President Muhammadu Buhari could not have timed his visit

SCAPEGOATING ILLEGAL AFRICAN IMMIGRANTS AS CRIMINALS ADDS FUEL TO THE XENOPHOBIA FIRE

The crucial fuel to anti-African immigrant sentiment, and hence of xenophobia, is the language of illegality which serves to scapegoat

WE ARE APPEASING FOREIGN INTERESTS AT OUR EXPENSE

As the president of the Republic of South Africa, who is empowered by our Constitution to be ultimately responsible for