UN Sec-Gen. will travel to Ghana to attend Kofi Annan’s funeral.

Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), Antonio Guterres, will be in Ghana on 13 September 2018 for the state funeral of the late former UN Chief, Kofi Annan. This was announced by the United Nations Information Centre in Accra, Ghana. Mr Annan will be buried at the new cemetery at Burma Camp allocated for VIPs;…

Janet Jackson To Headline 2018 Global Citizen Festival

 Janet Jackson,  Shawn Mendes, Cardi B, and Janelle Monae will perform at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival. The free-ticketed event on the Great Lawn in Central Park, New York City on Saturday, September 29, 2018. For the fifth consecutive year, MSNBC & Comcast NBC Universal will air a live simulcast of the Festival on MSNBC and for the seventh consecutive year, iHeartMedia has…

Maverick Senator John McCain dies at 81

John McCain has passed away today, according to CNN. McCain was diagnosed with glioblastoma last Summer, an extremely aggressive brain cancer. He decided to stop medical treatment for the disease earlier this month. McCain’s daughter Meghan posted a tribute to her father on Twitter shortly after his death, saying she was with him “at his end as…

BET Black Girls Rock honors Janet Jackson with Rock Star Awards

Janet Jackson will receive the rock star award at the 2018 Black Girls Rock awards. The Grammy winner will be honored as a “phenomenal woman in music,” organizers said Thursday. Jackson recently released “Made For Now,” her single with Daddy Yankee. Queen Latifah will host the show, which will be taped Sunday August 26 at…

Racist businessman Adam Catzavelos issues apology after his video went viral calling black people the “K” word.South Africa’s most charged epithet term

Adam Catzavelos has apologised for his comments which “caused unspeakable pain to every single person in South Africa”. Catzavelos caused much controversy after a video, in which he uses racial slur, went viral. In the video, he could be seen on a foreign beach, giving a weather report and mentioning that there was an “amazing…

NIKE closes all stores in South Africa after racist video went viral

Race remains a highly sensitive issue in South Africa more than two decades after the end of Apartheid. NikeInc. temporarily closed South African stores after a businessman Alan Catzavelos who is the husband of Kely Catzavelos an   employee at Nike was caught in a racism row over a video he posted while on vacation. ‘And not…

Trevor Noah to host Global Citizen Festival Mandela 100 in South Africa Honouring the legacy of Nelson Mandela, as part of the biggest campaign to end extreme poverty.

The incredible lineup of performers, artists and luminaries joining the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 in South Africa, in proud partnership with the Motsepe Foundation, just got even better. Trevor Noah — comedian, political commentator, actor, and host of The Daily Show — has been announced as the host of the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100. The free-ticketed event taking…