May 21 (GIN) – Governments on at least two continents are increasingly using obscure laws or brute force to shut down or intimidate reporters for writing exposes that reveal crime or corruption at high levels.
May 21 (GIN) – As the African Union prepares to mark the 50th anniversary of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), AU officials have for the first time refused access to their high-level summit by citizen groups, civil society organizations and foreign diplomats, among others.
May 21 (GIN) – Pres. Barack Obama embarks on a major presidential tour of Africa in June but his itinerary will circumvent Kenya, his ancestral homeland.
Music connoisseurs who love a good underdog story can look no further than the soul duo, Lady. Individually they are known as Nicole Wray and Terri Walker. Wray is a former protégé of Missy Elliott and scored a hit with “Make It Hot” in 1998 and then quickly disappeared from the spotlight. Walker has released four hit albums in theUnited Kingdom without much mainstream success in the U.S. Looking back on her journey through industry challenges, Wray realizes that much of it was due to naïveté.
Professional sports is a young man’s game, right? Try telling that to the San Antonio Spurs, who took a 3-2 lead over the Golden State Warriors with a 109-91 win in Tuesday’s Game 5.