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Death Of A Peace Keeper; Kofi Annan (1938 – 2018)

In December 2006, on the eve of Kofi Annan stepping down as the seventh Secretary General – a tenure he served for 9 years from 1997 to 2006 – I was a journalist working in New York, assigned to cover the farewell reception hosted in his honor by the Ghanian …

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Dallas Black Dance Theatre Launches 42nd Season with Iconic Works

Dallas, Texas – Dallas Black Dance Theatre (DBDT) launches its 42nd season with six world premieres, including a new work by Princess Grace award-winning choreographer Darrell Grand Moultrie. Other works reflect historic eras of Nina Simone, Odetta Holmes, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The season features internationally renowned Ballet …

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Thai Rescue Success is a Manifestation of Global Collaboration

After a grueling and treacherous three-part operation that began on Sunday and lasted into Tuesday, the entire 12 members of the trapped youth soccer team and their 25-year-old coach were finally rescued from the Thai cave whose rising waters threatened their survival. The mission, deemed an impressive success, was completed at about 7 pm local …

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The story of Africa continues in Dallas at film festival

In its third year, the African Film Festival-TAFF continues to celebrate Africa with stories largely inspired by true life experiences and interpreted with visual clarity through film. Dallas, the fastest growing metroplex in the United States is the choice host city and intends to remain so for years to come. …

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OTC 2018 Announces Spotlight on New Technology® Award Recipients

The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) announces that 17 technologies will receive the 2018 Spotlight on New Technology® Award, two of which are being recognized in the Small Business category. The Spotlight on New Technology Awards—a program for OTC exhibitors—showcases the latest and most advanced hardware and software technologies that are …

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Dallas Black Dance theatre and Dallas Black chamber of commerce partner for the Arts

Dallas Black Dance Theatre (DBDT) partners with Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce (DBCC) as it closes its 41st season with the Spring Celebration Series May 18-20, 2018, at the Wyly Theatre, Dallas, Texas. The partnership is part of an initiative for DBCC members to understand the significance of the arts …

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eBay CEO joins GM Board of Directors

DETROIT — General Motors Co. announced today the election of eBay President and CEO Devin Wenig to its Board of Directors. Wenig, 51, was appointed president and chief executive officer of eBay in July 2015. He joined the company in 2011 to oversee eBay’s Marketplace business as its president. Before …

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Saudi Arabia set to buy US Arms worth $670 million

The Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has requested to buy up military equipment worth $670 million from the US Government. The arms include; six thousand six hundred (6,600) TOW 2B missiles (BGM-71F-Series) and ninety-six (96) TOW 2B (BGM-71F-Series) fly-to-buy lot validation missiles. This proposed sale will support U.S. …

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