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Celebrated Harvard Kennedy School Professor Calestous Juma has passed away. He was named one of the most influential Africans by New African magazine for three consecutive years. Professor Juma was best known for his for efforts in science and technology for sustainable development worldwide, and for heading up the Agricultural Innovation in Africa Project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He was an accomplished author, father, and husband. Professors death came just days after his mother was buried, however he is survived by a wife and son. Calestous Juma; Harvard Kelly School; Sustainable development
MOBO AWARDS: 2017 Nomination list is here . Davido, Wizkid, Mr Eazi, Sarkodie, Tiwa and more nominated
The list for the show, going down Wednesday, November 29 in Leeds, is led by South London MC Stormzy, who picked up a whopping five nominations for Best Male, Best Grime Act, Best Album for Gang Signs & Prayer, Best Song and Best Video for “Big For Your Boots”. Following Stormzy, J Hus follows with 4 nominations.
Oscar-winning actress and star of the upcoming Marvels Black Panther Move Lupita Nyong’o has a Harvey Weinstein story, too. And she’s sharing it in hopes of doing her part to end what she calls in a New York Times op-ed a “conspiracy of silence.”