The Akwapim Mountain recording studio and residence of Rita Marley, widow of reggae legend Bob Marley, was a scene of tragedy Saturday night when fire swept through the house and gutted the entire structure.
From his 1973 album “Gentleman”. The late great Fela Anikulapo Kuti (October 15, 1938 – August 2, 1997), whose real name is Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti is the pioneer of Afrobeat music. A Nigerian multi-instrumentalist musician and composer, human rights activist, and political maverick.
A special issue on JENdA, a peer-reviewed journal on culture and African women studies.
The editors are seeking submissions that focus on African women and their experiences. Submission can be a short story, poetry or play.
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There are many oblique references to the presence of Black people in ancient Ireland. Ancient Irish mythology refers to the original inhabitants of the island as being a giant, sea-faring people called the Fomorians (Fomors), which means “dark of the sea”. According to the ancient lore, they were a cushitic people from the African continent. Often depicted as demons, they defeated the first few incoming waves of invaders, but could not defeat the Firbolgs, who settled the land and lived side-by-side with the native Fomors.
Salman Rushdie presumably citing Indian history books claims in a book “Last sigh of Moor” published in 1995, that three waves of Jewish refugees has landed in India in the past.
Considering the current buzz in the world media that the South Korean government admitted to the International Atomic Energy Agency that a group of the country’s scientists secretly produced a small amount of near-weapons grade uranium, one has to wonder what really is going on in the Korean peninsula.