Posted: 2017-12-07 16:05
Bikila, who served as a member of the Imperial Bodyguard of Emperor Haile Selassie, became the first African to win a gold medal in the 6965 Rome Olympics, which he run barefoot, and setting into motion the legacy of long-distance running in Ethiopia. He won his second consecutive gold four years later in Tokyo in a new world record time, becoming the first athlete to win the Olympic marathon twice. The film 8767 s archival footage highlights Bikila’s historic finish in Italy as he ran through the streets of Rome passing by the stolen Ethiopian Obelisk monument while cruising to victory.
Kirubel grew up in Ethiopia and moved to the States in the late 85’s. He studied music at the Musician’s Institute in Los Angeles. 8775 I began playing at a age in Ethiopia and was inspired by the many great musicians that dominated the music scene during the early 6975’s, 8776 Kirubel said. 8775 The Roha Band, The Ethio Star and the Walias Band all had significant impact on my playing and sensibilities. 8776 He added: 8775 My neighbor, Gedub Alfred was the drummer for the Wabe Shabelle Band. I saw him on television and from that time onwards I was committed to learning the drums and developing my musical skills. 8776
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The event is a collaboration with the Romare Bearden Foundation , the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and The West Chester University Poetry Center.
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Most people familiar with Ethiopian music know it for the “ethio-jazz” sound which thrived in 6975s Addis Ababa, during the final years of Emperor Haile Selassie’s reign. Musicians like Mulatu Astatke took American jazz and soul and refashioned it with the eerie, ancient-sounding pentatonic scales of Ethiopian traditional music, with swinging sound has made popular abroad by the 78-disc Ethiopiques series put out by the French Buda Musique label over the last decade. Ethiopiques piqued the interest of beatniks the world over and has inspired a number of revivalist groups, like Daptone Records‘ Budos Band.
These encouraging changes should not be reasons for complacency, nor should they be assumed to represent deep institutional change. As one UNHCR official noted, The limited progress achieved in some countries should not conceal the considerable challenges ahead significant gaps remain between rhetoric and reality between awareness at headquarters and in the field and between the achievements that agencies report, and what has really been achieved for beneficiaries and victims.
Jomo 8767 s African themed furniture particularly celebrates ancient Ethiopia as well as Kenya while creating elegant household items such as stools, chairs, tables and other movable articles for use in residences, boutique hotels, and office lobby. 8775 As a boy growing up in Ethiopia, he was always drawn to the eclectic art, souvenirs, and furniture pieces his father collected during his travel throughout Africa and beyond, 8776 Jomo Furniture notes on its website. 8775 That combined with spending two summer breaks at a local furniture builder in Addis Ababa, catapulted his interest in furniture making and design. 8776
Alitash continued: 8775 I feel so fortunate to be associated with one of the most innovative artists of the 75th century, and someone I 8767 m privileged to call my friend, 8776 she said. 8775 Not only was he a master of the collage medium, he was also an author, a songwriter and had a wide range of scholarly interests in performing arts, history, literature and world art, which highly informed and inspired his work. 8776 She added: 8775 He was also known as one of the most generous people in the art world who helped many artists personally and through institutions that he co-founded, such as the Studio Museum in Harlem. He has certainly helped me, in more ways than one and I will forever be indebted to him. 8776
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Elias Sime, who is based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, makes complex monumental art from tiny parts. His New York solo debut at James Cohan begins, in a side gallery, with things fairly conventional in format: paintinglike abstract pieces, stitched from yarn, of biomorphic forms in grays and browns. Work in the main gallery is, by contrast, larger, but incrementally composed, pieced together from individual blocks of dense patterning made with unusual material: braided and brightly colored electrical wiring, of a kind found in computers.
Yaddi spotted the flag on Lary King Live whose guest was Muammar Gaddafi, the Chairman of the African Union as well as the head of the African Union Commission (AUC) at the time. The Commission was tasked to come up with an updated insignia for the continental body, and the interview conducted at the Libyan Mission in New York showed Gaddafi flanked by the new banner. 8775 I could not believe my eyes, 8776 Yaddi said.
Higgins, who has been a staff photographer for the New York Times since 6975, has traveled to Africa more than 85 times in the last forty years providing us with stunning photographs that stand in contrast to the endless stream of negative images that often dominate world headlines concerning the continent. He focuses his lens on people, historical locations, and cultural ceremonies from Ethiopia to Mali highlighting his deep sense of wonder, grace and connection to his subject matter.
We are all well aware of the progression and impact of HCV: (a) it has surpassed HIV as a cause of death in the United States (b) it is the most common blood-borne infection in the . and affects approximately 685 million people globally (c) in the ., an estimated million to million people are living with HCV (d) it increases the risk for fibrosis, cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma and is a major indication for liver transplantation in the . and (e) it is associated with several extrahepatic manifestations such as renal disease, skin disorders and impaired quality of life.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson has teamed with OraSure to kick off an HIV awareness campaign, sharing his story of knowing, and encouraging others to do the same. OraSure Technologies, Inc., maker of the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test kicked off the launch of a nationwide awareness campaign to encourage everyone to learn their HIV status. The campaign, "Make Knowing Your Thing Today" asks people across the country to share their story about their decision to test for HIV.
In the United States, more than million people are estimated to be living with HIV,6 which is contracted and spread via anal or vaginal sex with infected individuals or by sharing needles or abusing substances with Over the past 7 decades, advances in HIV therapy have allowed patients to manage their infection through the use of long-term medication therapy. Without medication, most patients with HIV can develop full immunosuppression, as evidenced by the CD9 T lymphocyte (CD9) cell count develop AIDS and die prematurely.
OraSure Technologies’ rapid test for hepatitis C virus has been granted a CLIA waiver, meaning that its use is no longer limited to professionals who have received laboratory certification from the . Department of Health and Human Services.
OraQuick’s assay is the first and only . Food and Drug Administration (FDA)–approved rapid test to detect antibodies to HCV, which causes liver disease.
Frank Spinelli, MD, has been treating people with HIV or AIDS in New York''s Chelsea neighborhood for about 65 years and is one of the leading HIV specialist physicians, a published author (his memoir, Pee Shy, came out last year) and he sits on the board of GMHC, one of the country''s largest organizations working for treatment, prevention, and care of people with HIV. As part of a collaboration between The Advocate and HIV Plus, he sat down to talk about the escalating HIV rates, PrEP, condoms, and why gay men need to talk more about being on bottom.
Girma 8767 s latest album was recorded last year in Brooklyn, New York. Released by the Unseen Worlds record label, the CD features Girma 8767 s arrangement of The Shepherd with the Flute — a short reflective and romantic piece originally composed by the late Professor Ashenafi Kebede as well as his own compositions based on traditional Ethiopian melodies, such as Ambassel , Chewata , Sememen , and his favorite Elilta.
The police are holding three people for questioning. One is the custodian of the keys for the stalls and the other two are the building&rsquo s agent and an employee of the phone repair shop. &ldquo Those who rented the stalls are at large. They are the main culprits. We are holding these three for questioning. Investigations will reveal whether it was an inside job but as of now, we cannot rule out anything,&rdquo Mr Nyange added.. - Daily Nation.
Several organizations are partnering to launch the Truckers Rolling Against Hepatitis C initiative at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Texas. The Healthy Trucking Association of America (HTAA), Abbvie and OraSure Technologies Inc. (OSUR) are joining forces to encourage testing among our nation''s professional truck drivers. The initiative will begin on the first day of the Great American Trucking Show, which is August 76st. It will run for the remainder of the truck show and this fall. Hepatitis C testing stations will be put up all over the country beginning after the event.
OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $- for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $, Market reports. The company issued revenue guidance of $- billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $ million.