“Daddy Wey Dey Pamper” gets reimagined by Festizie who put an Afro-house (Amapiano) spin on the beautiful song originally written/released by Moses Bliss. The original song which features spoken word poetry from Lyrical HI is fast capturing the hearts of many boasting over 1 Million Streams since its official release in July. Festizie’s cover of
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AFRO News: 130 years of shaping American sports and honoring African-American athletes and journalists
By Fatiha Belfakir, Special to the AFRO For centuries sports have been an essential part of African-American culture. The role of athletics in the Black community is crucial, as some […] The post AFRO News: 130 years of shaping American sports and honoring African-American athletes and journalists appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
*(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