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22 November 2019 | 6:44 pm
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Nigerian singer Bella Shmurda in a recent sit down with The Guardian Life has called on establish entertainers to educate upcoming artists about what is needed to survive in the Nigerian music industry.
Cuban and Cuban-American artists perform at a concert hosted by the City of Miami in the 'Little Havana' neighborhood in support of the historic anti-government protests in Cuba.
Four writers and editors of the online student magazine 'Doxa' are currently under house arrest for criticizing the Russian government. But for the young journalists, accepting censorship is out of the question.
The Biovac Institute reached a deal with Pfizer to prepare and deliver vaccine doses for the continent. It comes amid an increase of cases in Africa, where just 2% of the population have received a first dose.
Singer Bella Shmurda sat down with The Guardian Life for rapid-fire questions. Enjoy!
Ariana Grande's virtual 'Fortnite' gig later this week could prove extremely profitable for the superstar.
The aftermath of a mob attack on Indian businesses and vehicles in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital were evident on Friday (August 13). Congo's police said the mob on Thursday (August 12) looted Indian shops and warehouses, set a car on fire and stoned three other vehicles in Kinshasa's Limete neighbourhood in response to a false rumour that a second Congolese national had died in India.
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The Chi-Town native is set to host the third listening party series for his tenth studio album, Donda, on Thursday at Chicago’s Soldier Field for 38,000 fans – reduced from the original 63,000 maximum capacity.
In the first edition of our new fact-checking show Truth or Fake, we focus on Afghanistan. A photo purportedly showing the new Afghan central bank chief has gone viral on social media; we show you how our Observers team debunked the image. Meanwhile, we demonstrate how widely shared images of alleged recent violence in Afghanistan's Panjshir Valley, attributed to the Taliban, actually come from a 2018 film.
Passion, talent, determination, and perseverance are attributes that make successful people. Sefi Atta, Kunle Afolayan, and Ijeoma Grace Agu have combined these four attributes to tell a story that keeps history alive. Get a copy of tomorrow's issue of Guardian Life Magazine, an insert of The Guardian Nigeria as the three talk about preserving culture and history with "Swallow."
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