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  • Albert Mazibuko Of Ladysmith Black Mambazo Talks About Spreading Mandela's Legacy

    Albert Mazibuko Of Ladysmith Black Mambazo Talks About Spreading Mandela's Legacy
    Ladysmith Black Mambazo first blipped our cultural radar in 1986, with the arrival of Paul Simon's "Graceland." But for nearly 50 years, the Grammy-winning a cappella ensemble has worked tirelessly to promote South Africa's history and traditions. Their latest album, "Always With Us," weaves together traditional songs sung by the group's late matriarch, Nellie Shabalala, with newly overdubbed parts. CTNow asked founding member Albert Mazibuko about the new recording and current tour, which stops at UConn's Jorgensen Center on Feb. 1.
  • 'Let The Fire Burn' Playing At Real Art Ways

    'Let The Fire Burn' Playing At Real Art Ways
    Here's one small, disgusting detail from the aftermath of one of the most horrific incidents of government-instigated urban violence in modern American history: In May 1985, a little African-American boy runs from a building in flames in Philadelphia....

    Mido sacked by Zamalek as Champions League hopes fade

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Former Egypt striker Mido's fledgling coaching career hit the buffers on Wednesday when local side Zamalek fired him after just seven months in the job and a week on from his first managerial trophy success. The former Ajax and...

    Kallis quits ODI cricket months before World Cup

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa's Jacques Kallis has surprisingly decided to call time on his international limited overs career six months before the World Cup. The 38-year-old, one of the greatest all-rounders in the game's history, retired from...

    Three killed in car bomb in Cairo: Egyptian state-run TV

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Three people were killed in a car bomb blast on Wednesday in Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt's state-run Nile Television said. Another state news outlet, Al-Ahram, quoted Brigadier Mahmoud Shawki, a police officer, as saying...