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Gallery: The Rise and Fall of Apartheid

first_imgCompiled by Lucille DavieThe Rise and Fall of Apartheid, a massive exhibition of 700 historic photos capturing the harsh realities and eventual downfall of apartheid, will open on 13 February at Museum Africa in Johannesburg. View a selection of images from the exhibit, a “rich tapestry of materials that have rarely been shown together”, on display in South Africa after a run in New York, Munich and Milan.Gille de Vlieg. The street outside a meeting held to call on the apartheid regime to stop harassing Winnie Mandela. Johannesburg Centre, February 14, 1986. (Image: © Gille de Vlieg).Graeme Williams. Right-wing groups gather in Pretoria’s Church Square to voice their anger at the FW de Klerk government’s attempts to transform the country, 1990. (Image: © Graeme Williams)Cedric Nunn. A mother mourns the death of her son, a supporter of the United Democratic Front, in the Natal War, Mphaphameni, KwaZulu-Natal, 1987. (Image: © Cedric Nunn)Greg Marinovich. Migrant worker hostel in Thokoza township. Inkatha Freedom Party hostel residents controlled the townships around Johannesburg. Thousands of people, civilians and combatants died in the so-called Hostel Wars, 1993. (Image: © Greg Marinovich)Lesley Lawson. Mam Lydia in her room, bottom road, Langlaagte Deep Village, Crown Mines, 1982. (Image: © Lesley Lawson)Peter Magubane. Sharpeville Funeral: More than 5 000 people were at the graveyard, May 1960. (Image: Baileys African History Archive)last_img read more

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Pacquiao punishes spar mates

first_imgHeart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken View comments “Binugbog. Binira na (They were roughed up),” was how training assistant Jonathan Peñalosa described Pacquiao’s eight-round display of speed and power.Fact is, Young’s legs wobbled when Pacquiao landed a left straight in the third round, while Kambosos’ face turned reddish due to a flurry of jabs.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutAncajas readyLike Pacquiao, Jerwin Ancajas declared himself ready to stake his International Boxing Federation super flyweight belt against Teiru Kinoshita of Japan. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Manny Pacquiao unloaded hard punches against George Kambosos and Adrian Young on Monday, leaving his spar mates battered and bruised.His training team was delighted, of course, especially chief trainer Freddie Roach, who decided to scrap a planned sparring session in Brisbane, where Pacquiao will dangle his World Boxing Organization welterweight crown against Australian Jeff Horn on July 2.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Jordan delivers on promise: 2 Cobra choppers now in PH WATCH: Firefighters rescue baby seal found in parking garage Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’center_img World’s 50 Best Restaurants launches new drinking and dining guide MOST READ Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken The road back to volleyball glory What ‘missteps’? Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games 1 dead in Cavite blast, fire According to Joven Jimenez, Ancajas’ trainer/manager, the 25-year-old- pride of Panabo, Davao del Norte, is 95 percent in shape for the chief support of the Pacquiao-Horn tussle to be aired live by ESPN.Ancajas has sparred more than a 100 rounds for the second defense of the crown he won with a unanimous decision over McJoe Arroyo of Puerto Rico last year.At the moment, Ancajas is still six pounds over the 115-lb limit, although he doesn’t see any problem making the weight.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

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BANK SHOT DRAKES OVO TEAMS WITH RBC ON NEW COLLABORATION

first_imgDrake and his OVO cofounders have something to applaud besides the Toronto Raptors. ~ GREGORY SHAMUS/GETTY IMAGES Login/Register With: On June 3, with Toronto focused on its basketball team, a series of mysterious billboards appeared at seven major intersections in the city. Each bore little more than a pair of animal-shaped logos—an owl on its perch and a lion cradling a globe—and one of four phrases: “Dream it,” “Live it,” “Breathe it” or “Earn it.”The imagery has just come into sharper focus, with each logo representing one side of a deal announced today between October’s Very Own—or OVO, the lifestyle company cofounded by hip-hop superstar Drake along with business partner Oliver El Khatib and producer Noah “40” Shebib—and the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). The two companies are teaming up on a wide-ranging collaboration headlined by the opening of this year’s OVO Summit to the Canadian public for the first time.The deal between Canada’s biggest celebrity and its biggest bank calls for RBC clients to receive access both to the OVO Summit later this year and to a range of content and experiences produced by OVO. RBC’s vice president of brand marketing Matt McGlynn adds, “RBC’s partnership with OVO will help solidify our relevance to a younger target audience.” Twitter Advertisement Advertisement Facebook Advertisement LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment last_img read more