Marilyn Nance’s photos from FESTAC ’77 in Lagos | Art and design

Marilyn Nance’s photos from FESTAC ’77 in Lagos |  Art and design

In early 1977, more than 15,000 artists, intellectuals and performers from 55 countries around the world gathered in Lagos, Nigeria for the Second World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture, also known as FESTAC ’77. The event took place in the heyday of Nigeria’s oil wealth and was known as one of the … Read more

Richarlison: Brazilian attacker racially abused when fan throws banana at him during 5-1 win over Tunisia in France

Richarlison: Brazilian attacker racially abused when fan throws banana at him during 5-1 win over Tunisia in France

CNN — Brazil’s impressive end to World Cup prep was overshadowed by racist insults when striker Richarlison threw a banana at him during Tuesday’s 5-1 win over Tunisia in Paris. The Tottenham Hotspur star scored Brazil’s second goal, but as he was celebrating it, a banana was thrown at him, among other things. Teammate Fred … Read more

John Boyega On Harrison Ford Sneaking To Dinner And Working With The Incredible Viola Davis – Jimmy Kimmel Live

John Boyega On Harrison Ford Sneaking To Dinner And Working With The Incredible Viola Davis – Jimmy Kimmel Live

John Boyega About Harrison Ford Sneaking To Dinner And Working With The Incredible Viola DavisJimmy Kimmel Live

The Return of Polio to the West – POLITICO

The Return of Polio to the West – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article LONDON — Parents in London search for a vaccine. This time it is not the fear of COVID-19, but rather the return of a virus that has killed and paralyzed thousands of young children in the past. Polio virus has been found in the sewers of the capital, … Read more

Benin bronzes go on final exhibition in Berlin for repatriation | News about art and culture

Benin bronzes go on final exhibition in Berlin for repatriation |  News about art and culture

Stolen during the colonial era, dozens of bronze statues that once adorned the royal palace of the Kingdom of Benin in southern Nigeria will be on display in Berlin from Saturday before being repatriated to their original homes. Thousands of bronzes from Benin, as they are called, are scattered throughout European museums alongside metal plates … Read more

The Long Haul – Chicago Magazine

The Long Haul – Chicago Magazine

In his compact office at Northwestern Medicine’s Searle Medical Research Building in Streeterville, Igor Koralnik leans into one of two computer screens perched atop his uncluttered desk. The neurologist’s team of doctors, researchers, and medical students has assembled for a video meeting to reveal their latest findings about patients with long-term effects from COVID-19. Koralnik, … Read more

As monkeypox declines in the West, “nothing has changed” for Africa, where doctors remain helpless

As monkeypox declines in the West, “nothing has changed” for Africa, where doctors remain helpless

Abuja, Nigeria – Of monkeypox cases declining in Europe and parts of North America, many scientists say now is the time to prioritize stopping the virus in Africa. In July, the UN health agency declared monkey pox a global emergency and called on the world to support African countries so that the catastrophic vaccine disparity … Read more

We talk to Nigerian architecture icon Demas Nwoko

We talk to Nigerian architecture icon Demas Nwoko

Architecture, painting, sculpture and design – Demas Nwoko has been celebrated in every area of his creative endeavours. He is a pioneer of Nigeria’s modern art movement, and his architecture is innovative while drawing on traditional African construction, belying his lack of formal architecture training (he prefers the title ‘artist-designer’). He is particularly known for … Read more

Lioness Is Caught In Zebra Stampede. This is what happened next

Lioness Is Caught In Zebra Stampede.  This is what happened next

The YouTube post has racked up nearly 60,000 views and thousands of likes. A video of a dazzling zebra running over a lioness has surfaced on the internet, leaving netizens astonished. The clip, shared on YouTube by Maasai Sightings on Sunday, was shot in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park. “A lion pride in Serengeti was hunting … Read more

‘Triangle of Sadness’ actor, model Charlbi Dean dies aged 32

‘Triangle of Sadness’ actor, model Charlbi Dean dies aged 32

NEW YORK (AP) — Charlbi Dean, the South African actor and model who had a breakthrough role in “Triangle of Sadness,” who won the top prize at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, has died at the age of 32. Dean died Monday at a New York hospital from a sudden unexpected illness, her representatives said … Read more