SOWETO, SOUTH AFRICA (JANUARY 28, 2018) (REUTERS) – Hundreds of South Africans from Soweto gathered on Sunday (January 28) for a memorial event paying tribute to the “father of South African jazz”, Hugh Masekela who died from prostate cancer last week at the age of 78. Continue reading
Last week, Ripple hosted Swell in Toronto which provided a forum for leaders in banking and blockchain to meet, network and hear from the likes of Dr. Ben Bernanke and Sir Tim Berners Lee. In case you missed the livestream, recorded sessions can be viewed here.
BERLIN, GERMANY (REUTERS) – Hollywood stars and a former U.S president offer Germany’s incumbent Chancellor Angela Merkel their backing for the September 24 elections even as the chancellor faces persistent heckling on the home front.
INTERNET (RECENT-AUGUST 12, 2017) (SOCIAL MEDIA) – A tweet by former President Barack Obama soon after the outbreak of violence at nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday (August 12) garnered 2.8 million “likes” to become the most liked Twitter message ever by Tuesday (August 15), the social media network said. Continue reading
NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (MAY 15, 2017) (THE WEBBY AWARDS) – Singer Solange and actors Gillian Anderson and Steve Buscemi were honored at the 21st annual Webby awards in New York on Monday (May 15).
This year’s Nobel Prize winners in the field of physics, chemistry, medicine, literature and economics receive their awards at a royal ceremony in Stockholm. Gavino Garay reports. Continue reading
Germany and the UK each win three International Emmy Awards ceremony held at the Hilton Midtown hotel in New York that served the victory party site of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.
UNITED NATIONS Aug 24 (Reuters) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon recommended on Wednesday that the world body appoint an eminent person to review any new information uncovered about a 1961 plane crash that killed then U.N. chief Dag Hammarskjold.
Charlotte Rampling says the boycott of the Oscars protesting the absence of black actors and directors is racist toward whites.
“Fifty Shades of Grey” and “Pixels” are among the top nominees for the year’s worst films.