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President Obama: ‘Young entrepreneurs taking Africa forward’

AFRICA’S YOUNG entrepreneurs will change the continent’s fortunes through new businesses and stimulating economies, President Obama has said.

The US leader praised the spirit of entrepreneurship in Africa and said business was “on the move” when he attended the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2015 in Nairobi on Saturday (July 25). 236 more words

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F1 champ Lewis Hamilton to be managed by Kris Jenner?

LEWIS HAMILTON is set to hire the mother of reality star Kim Kardashian to take charge of his public appearances, according to reports.

Kris Jenner already manages the careers of the entire Kardashian clan, including Kim and sisters Kourtney, Khloe, Kendall and Kylie, and she is keen to take Hamilton under her wing, it has been claimed. 164 more words

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Misty Copeland becomes first black ballerina to lead prestigious ballet group

MISTY COPELAND has become the first black ballet dancer to lead the prestigious America Ballet Theatre in its 75-year history.

The 32-year-old made her debut last month starring in… 301 more words

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Nigerian teen sought by 8 Ivy League colleges picks Harvard

THE SON of a Nigerian immigrant who was accepted into eight Ivy League colleges in America has chosen to attend Harvard.

Student Victor Agbafe, 17, spent a week in May touring some of the most exclusive universities in the world ahead of making his decision, including Harvard, Yale and Stanford, after he was admitted to all 14 colleges he applied to this year. 370 more words

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Canadian crooner Pluto releases a brand new track titled “Neo.”

The whimsical song highlights the young artist’s ability to create a medium where listeners become entranced with his love stories. 149 more words


rongreezy reblogged this on UrbanEmurge and commented:

In the current tradition of spacey, atmospheric, alternative R&B comes Canadian artist Pluto, who actually released an EP in 2013, and is coming out with the follow-up shortly. This song of his is a smooth, wandering, melodic and breathy example of his skills. Thanks to Global Grind for the reblog opportunity!

That One Time

Have any of you felt as if your pride was hurt because of something you loved? Have you ever had someone shut a door in your face because of how you felt you weren’t “good enough” for their company? 735 more words