African art and culture lovers in Nigeria were treated to three days of conviviality ensconced in theatre, music, film screenings and workshops at the Beeta Arts Festival 2022 in Abuja. The festival — in its second edition, with this year’s theme: ‘Art Connects’, combined both physical events and live-streamed workshops, living up to its theme… Read More Beeta Arts Festival 2022: 72 hours, two main venues, various art curators & lovers from Africa, and you!
Arizona U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema said on Friday she had switched her political party affiliation to independent, leaving the Democratic Party just days after it won a U.S. Senate race in Georgia to secure 51 seats in the chamber. “I have joined the growing numbers of Arizonans who reject party politics by declaring my independence… Read More U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema leaves Democratic Party, registers as independent
The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday gave final congressional approval to legislation that provides federal recognition of same-sex marriages, a measure born out of concern that the Supreme Court could reverse its support for legal recognition of such relationships. The House vote was 258-169, with all of the chamber’s Democrats and 39 Republicans voting… Read More U.S. Congress approves bill protecting same-sex marriage
Germany on Wednesday detained 25 members and supporters of a far-right group that the prosecutor’s office said was preparing a violent overthrow of the state to install as national leader a prince who had sought backing from Russia. Prosecutors said the group was inspired by the deep state conspiracy theories of Germany’s Reichsbuerger and QAnon,… Read More German authorities foil far-right coup plot
Canadian singer Celine Dion said she has been diagnosed with a rare neurological disorder called Stiff-Person Syndrome that causes muscle spasms and has led her to postpone some European shows. The 54-year-old posted a video to Instagram on Thursday revealing the diagnosis and explaining that her “Courage World Tour” has been rescheduled from spring 2023… Read More Legendary singer Celine Dion diagnosed with rare neurological disorder