Video News: Nigeria wants UN Council restructured – News Agency of Nigeria (press release)


News Agency of Nigeria (press release)

Video News: Nigeria wants UN Council restructured
News Agency of Nigeria (press release)
Nigeria has demanded an immediate restructuring and expansion of the UN Security Council to correct the injustices meted out against Africa in the composition of the prestigious 15-member body. Nigeria’s position was delivered by Amb. Babatunde

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‘Trophy’ Filmmakers Explain How The Film Became More Than an Anti-Trophy-Hunting Exposé – IndieWire


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‘Trophy’ Filmmakers Explain How The Film Became More Than an Anti-Trophy-Hunting Exposé
IndieWire
When filmmakers Shaul Schwarz and Christina Clusiau first set out to make their stunning documentary “Trophy,” about the complex industry of big-game hunting and conservation in Africa and the U.S., they thought it would be an exposé. “We really wanted …

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How Fela Kuti Drummer Tony Allen Rediscovered His Jazz Roots

As Fela Kuti’s drummer during the 1970s, Tony Allen was at the center of one of the era’s greatest groups. “There was no band like the Africa ’70,” asserts Fela’s son Femi Kuti, a respected Afrobeat musician in his own right. “And there is no drummer like Tony Allen.”

In conjunction with Africa ’70’s conga players, Allen produced a darting web of rhythm, invigorating but never

This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: How Fela Kuti Drummer Tony Allen Rediscovered His Jazz Roots

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Ethiopia’s coffee industry threatened by climate change – Aljazeera.com


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Ethiopia’s coffee industry threatened by climate change
Aljazeera.com
Global warming is affecting the lives of an estimated 15 million Ethiopian farmers, who heavily rely on the coffee industry for their livelihood. Ethiopia is Africa’s largest coffee producer and ranks fifth globally, but dry spells are having a direct

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