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Nigerians accuse Damien Hirst of copying ancient art at Venice Biennale

English artist Damien Hirst has been called out for cultural appropriation after his exhibition “Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable,” featured a ‘golden head’ which mirrors sculpted heads created by African artists from Ile-Ife Nigeria, with no reference to the origin.

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The African speakers at TEDGlobal 2017

TEDGlobal has released a preview list of speakers for its four day conference in Arusha, Tanzania this August, the first conference on the continent for a decade.

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How the GOP health care bills help the rich

The Senate bill to get rid of Obamacare differs in key ways from the House-passed version. But both bills eliminate the tax burden imposed on the highest income Americans to help pay for an expansion of health benefits under the Affordable Care Act.

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The African speakers at TEDGlobal 2017

TEDGlobal has released a preview list of speakers for its four day conference in Arusha, Tanzania this August, the first conference on the continent for a decade.

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US risks being dragged into regional war with Iran in Syria

When the US and allies first launched airstrikes against ISIS in 2014, the Obama administration made clear that the US would not get dragged into the quagmire that is the wider Syrian civil war that has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives since 2011.

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Bill Cosby juror speaks: ‘We had no real new evidence’

The jury in Bill Cosby’s assault trial agreed on many points in the case and accepted his accuser’s testimony as true, but they remained at a hopeless deadlock because some were confused by how the charges were worded, a juror told CNN.

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America’s freedom depends on the press

A new Netflix documentary “Nobody Speak,” explores how an upsurge in hostility, secrecy from and literal assaults on the press are a direct threat to American democracy, Lewis Beale says.

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