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Check Your Privilege: Self-Interest, Celebrity And Saving The World

Check Your Privilege: Self-Interest, Celebrity And Saving The World

What is it that stops us from thinking that a fairer world is possible? The American writer and intellectual Susan Sontag once wrote of the need to recognise how “our privileges fall on the same map as their suffering”. Yet the map of the world does not gather itself up as straightforwardly as Sontag suggests. […]

Bono Makes Commitment To Borno IDPs

Bono Makes Commitment To Borno IDPs

Irish rockstar, Paul David Hewson (Bono) has made commitment to be involved in the ongoing rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts of insurgency-ravaged Borno State. Bono, an ambassador for United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) and the leader of the rock group, U2, who came on the invitation of Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, promised […]

Bono Joins Oscar-Winner Lupita Nyong’o On Broadway Stage To Remember Missing Schoolgirls Abducted In Nigeria

Bono Joins Oscar-Winner Lupita Nyong’o On Broadway Stage To Remember Missing Schoolgirls Abducted In Nigeria

He’s never far away from the latest charitable cause. So it’s perhaps unsurprising that Bono found himself the VIP guest during Saturday night’s performance of Broadway’s hit show Eclipsed. The U2 frontman joined the production’s main star, Lupita Nyong’o, as the cast remembered missing schoolgirls abducted in Nigeria. The veteran rocker, 55, was an audience-member […]