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Friday Digest: Occupy Oakland, Google Music

This is our new Friday Digest! Every Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. ...


da-eYe pays tribute to Leon Botha

Last June, an artist we liked a lot, has died. His name was Leon Botha and last year we published on the Sama Gazette an article about him by Max Dana: Leon Botha: when Art is beyond what you see. On this first update of September, we wanted to pay tribute to this great artist by publishing a new article posted by Max Dana on her blog. Comments are closed on this page but you can send yours on Max Dana’s Blog.     Leon Botha was a great ...


Follow South African band BLK JKS on Twitter @BLKJKS

Today we suggest you to follow South African band BLK JKS (pronounced Black Jacks) on Twitter @BLKJKS although they don’t tweet so much. But it doesn’t mean they don’t do much, on the contrary. The first time we mentioned BLK JKS on the Sama Gazette was in June 2010 in: 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa: hopes and concerns. But the first time we read about BLK JKS was on Max Dana‘s Blog with Music of Africa: BLK JKS, from South ...


Leon Botha: when Art is beyond what you see

You may have never heard of Leon Botha before. We didn’t either until we read Max Dana‘s last blog post she published a few days ago on her blog. With simple words, Max gets to the heart of the matter and tell us who is South African artist Leon Botha, his work and why he is so inspirational to her. You are going to meet with a true artist. Photo credit: Gordon Clark ‘Unity is Strength’ From The Who Am I? Transgressions photo ...


2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa: hopes & concerns

The 2010 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to take place between 11 June and 11 July 2010 in South Africa, and it is the first time that the tournament has been hosted by an African nation. Billions of Football fans are desperate to watch the FIFA World Cup and we personally know several of them who will not miss a single match. But the 2010 FIFA World Cup goes far beyond the sporting event. Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, a medical doctor and Master of Public ...






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