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Wednesday March 29th 2017

‘Happening Now’ Archives

World Cup tickets on sale in South Africa

World Cup tickets on sale in South Africa

Thousands of South African fans queued overnight at supermarkets and shopping malls on Thursday for a chance to buy 500,000 unsold World Cup tickets. Fifa agreed on Wednesday to drop a ruling that sales could only be made online or through a ballot procedure. There is still availability for all fixtures, including the final at Soccer [...]

Press Release: What Is AFRICOLOGY?

Press Release: What Is AFRICOLOGY?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 13th, 2010 MARK THE DICTIONARY A NEW ETYMOLOGY HAS ARRIVED: AFRICOLOGY Africology LLC is multi-media venture, co-founded by Sirak Getachew and Kalab Berhane, with the focus to educate the world on music of African descent. This enterprise seeks to fuse the gap between continents and cultures in an era of [...]

Defar and Kipchoge prevail in Carlsbad

Defar and Kipchoge prevail in Carlsbad

From: iaaf.org Carlsbad, USA - World indoor champion Meeret Defar and former World 5000m champion Eliud Kipchoge took home convincing wins at the Carlsbad 5000 road race on Sunday (11) in Carlsbad, Calif. Defar became the event's first three-time women's champion, winning the women's race in 15:04. In the men's race, Kenya's Kipchoge [...]

Ethiopian duo win Paris marathon

Ethiopian duo win Paris marathon

Source: AFP Ethiopians Tadesse Tola and Atsede Baysa won the 34th Paris marathon on Sunday. In just his second marathon, the 22-year-old Tola was the first male runner home in 2hr 06.41min, finishing ahead of Kenyans Alfred Kering and Wilson Kipsang. Tola left the chasing pack behind four kilometres from the finish line in the race [...]

Emaciated Children Signal Crisis In Southern Sudan

Emaciated Children Signal Crisis In Southern Sudan

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS April 8, 2010 Three-day-old Odong Obong lay in the hospital bed, his pencil-thin arms almost motionless and his shriveled, gaunt face resembling that of an elderly man. Emaciated babies and young children throughout the ward bore the signs of hunger: exposed ribs and distended stomachs. Outside, old villagers [...]

David Cook talks about his Ethiopia experience for ‘Idol Gives Back’

David Cook talks about his Ethiopia experience for ‘Idol Gives Back’

Most of us would never think that five dollars can change a person's life, but hearing Elizabeth Gore (executive director of global partnerships and Nothing But Nets for the United Nations Foundation) and Season 7 "American Idol" winner David Cook tell their eyewitness accounts of the challenges most teenage girls face in Ethiopia -- where [...]

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