One of Africa’s greatest musicians has died on stage — Quartz

Papa Wemba, the Congolese King of Rumba, collapsed on stage during a live performance in Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire and was later pronounced dead. He was 66. He was a founding member of the legendary band Zaiko Langa Langa, which opened the pre-fight extravaganza for the Ali-Foreman “Rumble in the Jungle” in Kinshasa in 1974. Wemba,…

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One of Africa’s greatest musicians has died on stage — Quartz

Papa Wemba, the Congolese King of Rumba, collapsed on stage during a live performance in Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire and was later pronounced dead. He was 66. He was a founding member of the legendary band Zaiko Langa Langa, which opened the pre-fight extravaganza for the Ali-Foreman “Rumble in the Jungle” in Kinshasa in 1974. Wemba,…

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Lakes and Liberians — Liberian ME

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, “Do you know how there are moments when the world moves so slowly you can feel your bones shifting, your mind tumbling? When you think that no matter what happens to you for the rest of your life, you will remember every last detail of that one minute forever?” ― Jodi Picoult, Nineteen Minutes […]

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Why Nepal Is Still in Rubble a Year After a Devastating Quake — TIME

It was a year ago that Ram Giri’s home imploded. The earthquakes that killed nearly 9,000 people in Nepal in April and May 2015 twisted the brick walls of the two-room structure, spilling the exterior into what had been the family’s living space. Here is a brick-filled cavity where there was once a roof, now…

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The question Michelle Obama put to her college-bound daughters is one all parents should ask — Quartz

For the first few months of every year, high school students across the US are in an unceasing state of worry and excitement about where they’re going to go to college. And for almost every one of them, there’s likely a parent—similarly stressed—hovering over their laptops and the mailbox. Sometimes that concern is supportive and…

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How to stay in luxury hotel rooms all over the world for less — Quartz

I will come right out and say it: I have expensive taste—a truly uncanny knack for gravitating toward the most ridiculously overpriced item in any establishment, be it a smoothie with raw cacao and cold-pressed coconut oil, or a cloud grey turtleneck sweater that evokes a sleeping baby alpaca. What I do not have is…

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