Jazz Appreciation – Horace Silver – the Pianist With Cape Verdean Roots

[The Point] As we continue to write about jazz, we always try to remind our readers about the link that exist between the melodious sounds of Africa and the jazz idiom that was developed in the United States. We have traced the origins of jazz to Afric…

[The Point] As we continue to write about jazz, we always try to remind our readers about the link that exist between the melodious sounds of Africa and the jazz idiom that was developed in the United States. We have traced the origins of jazz to Africa, but it was not called jazz then, and the term jazz only came into existence after the music developed in New Orleans. The pioneers of the music later moved to Chicago where the word was used to describe the music and the dance. Yes! The dance. Jazz, just like the foxt

source: AllAfrica News: Cape Verde

Ackers – I’m Treasuring Every Minute

[News24Wire] Lions coach Johan Ackermann knows that Saturday’s Super Rugby final against the Crusaders at Ellis Park will be drenched in emotion, regardless of what the result is.

[News24Wire] Lions coach Johan Ackermann knows that Saturday's Super Rugby final against the Crusaders at Ellis Park will be drenched in emotion, regardless of what the result is.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Zuma Must Use Zambia Trip to Call for Opposition Leader’s Release From Prison’

[DA] The Democratic Alliance (DA) notes President Zuma’s planned trip to Zambia tomorrow, on the invitation of the President of Zambia, Edgar Lungu. President Zuma must use this engagement with President Lungu to raise South Africa’s strong objections …

[DA] The Democratic Alliance (DA) notes President Zuma's planned trip to Zambia tomorrow, on the invitation of the President of Zambia, Edgar Lungu. President Zuma must use this engagement with President Lungu to raise South Africa's strong objections to the crisis unfolding in Zambia under Lungu's watch. In particular, President Zuma should denounce the inhumane treatment in prison of the Zambian Leader of the Opposition, Hakainde Hichilema, and to call for his immediate release.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

GOL Allots U.S.$300,000 for PUL Headquarter Project

[The Capitol Times] As a sign of demonstrating her commitment to freedom of the press and expression, the President of Liberia has set aside the sum of three hundred thousand United States Dollars for the construction of the headquarter of the Press Un…

[The Capitol Times] As a sign of demonstrating her commitment to freedom of the press and expression, the President of Liberia has set aside the sum of three hundred thousand United States Dollars for the construction of the headquarter of the Press Union of Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

ULD Endorses Boakai Featured

[The Capitol Times] With just four days in the campaign period, the Standard Bearer of the Unity Party Joseph N. Boakai has received a huge endorsement to boot his quest for the nation’s highest seat comes October 10, 2017.

[The Capitol Times] With just four days in the campaign period, the Standard Bearer of the Unity Party Joseph N. Boakai has received a huge endorsement to boot his quest for the nation's highest seat comes October 10, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Don’t Drag Pres. Sirleaf in Election Campaign’ – Minister Smith Spits Fire

[The Capitol Times] The acting Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Information Cultural Affairs and Tourism, Hon. Geevon Wellington Smith, has lashed at presidential aspirants for deviating their attentions from their course of campaign to that of Presi…

[The Capitol Times] The acting Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Information Cultural Affairs and Tourism, Hon. Geevon Wellington Smith, has lashed at presidential aspirants for deviating their attentions from their course of campaign to that of President Sirleaf. "President Sirleaf is not in the race", he warned.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

PYPP Launches Class Eight Enrollment

[The Capitol Times] The President’s Young Professional Program (PYPP) in collaboration with the Civil Service Agency (CSA) has officially launched the recruitment exercise of recent Liberia College Graduates to form class eight of the PYPP program.

[The Capitol Times] The President's Young Professional Program (PYPP) in collaboration with the Civil Service Agency (CSA) has officially launched the recruitment exercise of recent Liberia College Graduates to form class eight of the PYPP program.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Confusion Rocks Tarkwa Midwifery School

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Final year students of the Tarkwa Midwifery Training College (TMTC) in the Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipality of the Western Region, together with their parents, are seething with rage over a decision by the school to let final year studen…

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Final year students of the Tarkwa Midwifery Training College (TMTC) in the Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipality of the Western Region, together with their parents, are seething with rage over a decision by the school to let final year students stay for another semester before writing their Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwifery Council Examination (GRNMCE).

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Don’t Bring Makola Talk to Parliament – Speaker Tells MPs

[Ghanaian Chronicle] The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye has broken his silence over the Minority’s accusation against him, that he does not allow them to make their statements on the floor or have their say.

[Ghanaian Chronicle] The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye has broken his silence over the Minority's accusation against him, that he does not allow them to make their statements on the floor or have their say.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana