Irish singer, songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, philanthropist and frontman of Dublin-based rock band U2, Paul David “Bono” Hewson has shown appreciation and support for the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, an effort that recognises, awards and preserves Africa`s rich music culture organised in partnership with the Africa Union Commission, AUC. 201 more words
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AFRIMA RECEIVES 2,558 ENTRIES FOR 2015 EDITION, As 13-man jury panel is expected to arrive Lagos, Nigeria on Saturday, August 8, 2015.
The International Committee of All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, in partnership with African Union Commission, AUC, has announced a staggering submission of entries with a total of 2,558 for AFRIMA 2015 edition at the close of submission of entries on Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 2400hrs CAT. 506 more words
U2 lead singer Bono is set to meet with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, NDP leader Tom Mulcair, and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau after a session with several non-profit organizations in Ottawa on Monday, according to CBC News. 123 more words
Amazing strides have been made in reducing poverty worldwide over the last quarter century — the rate has halved since 1990, from 36% of the world’s population to 18% — but rather than clapping themselves on the back, aid organizations are now calling for rich nations to go even further, and help eradicate “extreme poverty” altogether. 594 more words