*(CNN) — Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto has been elected as the country’s next President, the electoral commission announced Monday. Ruto won with 50.49% of the vote, narrowly defeating veteran opposition leader and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, who was contesting his fifth election. He will become Kenya’s fifth President since independence, winning the seat
*The Golden State is doing more than just pray for rain amidst the historic drought that is battering the state and the western United States. Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan that would increase California’s water supply and combat the extreme weather patterns caused by climate change. The initiative, the 19-page “California’s Water Supply Strategy
*(CNN) — At least 50 people have died and “many” displaced after recent torrential rains caused flooding in northern Nigeria, Sani Yusuf, executive secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) for Jigawa State said. “When you go around [Jigawa State], we lost about 50 people to the flood,” Yusuf told reporters on camera Sunday
*He is the author of a new academic publication, Indigenous Knowledge: An Alternative for Food Security and wellness in Africa. Of Nigerian heritage, Emmanuel O. Oritsejafor whose high school education was at Lagos Baptist Academy, Nigeria, received his M.A and Ph.D. in Political Science from Clark- Atlanta University and he is a post-graduate of Harvard
*A Spirit Airlines employee who got into a fight with a would-be passenger at DFW airport is on the verge of losing his job. This is a could’ve, should’ve, would’ve moment: It could have been avoided. It should have been avoided. And it would have been avoided if the airline employee would have recognized his
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Trades between Jennifer Hartswick and trombonist Roy Agee bend around an elastic New Orleans pulse on Hartswick’s new single, “By the River.” With vocal contributions from Shira Elias and Maureen Murphy, the song celebrates reveries of girlhood. The post Jennifer Hartswick ‘By The River’ – LISTEN appeared first on Smooth Jazz and Smooth Soul.
Although AL STRONG is not yet a household name, his newest album, LOVE STRONGER, will surely give him the wide exposure he deserves. Strong is a trumpet and flugelhorn player, composer, arranger, and professor of music. He released his debut recording, Love Strong Vol. 1, in 2015. IndyWeek Magazine said, “Though it’s a clean, cool and virtuosic workshop of a record, Strong mostly
Arthur’s Tavern, a former speakeasy jazz bar that was founded in 1937, has reopened after a renovation to retain the West Village venue’s vintage look … Read More “Arthur’s Tavern Reopens in New York City” The post Arthur’s Tavern Reopens in New York City appeared first on JazzTimes.
In its near-century of excellence, The New Yorker has been home to more than its share of tops-in-their-field contributors. There’s E.B. White, with his luminous … Read More “Whitney Balliett: Virtuoso on Paper” The post Whitney Balliett: Virtuoso on Paper appeared first on JazzTimes.