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AFRIMA HAS A TUNE THAT WILL RESONATE AROUND THE WORLD – BONO, U2

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

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Light for Light: Electrify Africa

I feel blessed that my family has been able to grow what we eat, such as this avocado. The play of light on its skin and the leaves caught my eye while I hung laundry on the line. 520 more words

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A Judge - Dream Two

The second dream I had after the whole shut down on taekwondo was to go to law school. My uncle began showing me the ropes on his sailboat when I was 14 and he began to school me on politics. 743 more words

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Bono To Meet Officials on Parliament Hill

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

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Most Foreign Aid Does Not Go to Neediest Countries, Report Finds

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

Featured Video: African Women Musicians Join ONE for Strong Girl Anthem

Today ONE launched its Strong Girl anthem to empower girls worldwide and as a follow-up to its recent Poverty is Sexist report.

Strong Girl features vocalists… 120 more words

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