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first_imgWould you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See: Using SAinfo material From Africa, Grammy Award-winning Beninoise singer Angelique Kidjo will be in action with music that covers multiple genres. The Malian duo of Amadou & Mariam will add African blues and jazz to the mix, while Touareg musicians Tinariwen will show off their rolling rhythms and blues. Football for Hope “We are thrilled to have a concert of such magnitude and performing talent raise the curtain on the first Fifa World Cup in Africa,” Fifa secretary-general Jerome Valcke told Fifa.com this week. Still to be announced is the list of invited guests that includes international celebrity guests, Hollywood actors, sports legend and heads of states. Big names It’s being billed as the greatest entertainment event to be held on the African continent, and will be broadcast to over a billion people in 92 countries. According to Fifa.com, 30 000 tickets will be available for the concert. They cost from R450 to R1 400 and include park-and-ride for all ticket holders. TicketsTickets for the Kick-Off Celebration Concert are available from Computicket. Each will feature a mini-pitch along with classrooms and health care facilities, providing youngsters with a place to play, as well as access to counselling, health and educational services. Billboard, the music industry’s most important magazine, ranked the Black Eyed Peas 12th on the Billboard Decade-End Chart Artist of the Decade and 7th in Hot 100 Artists of the Decade for the years 2000-09. Billboard also named Alicia Keys as the top R&B artist of the decade.center_img South African artistsFrom South Africa, Vusi Mahlasela will share African folk music with the world. Also flying the flag for the Rainbow Nation will be the Parlotones, who are sure to increase their international following with their energetic indie rock and alternative music. The Black Eyed Peas, Shakira, Alicia Keys, John Legend … just some of the stars who will be performing at the inaugural Fifa World Cup Kickoff Celebration Concert at Orlando Stadium, Soweto on 10 June – the day before South Africa meet Mexico in the first match of the 2010 Fifa World Cup™. There will also be appearances by past and present football legends. 17 March 2010 The big names include the Black Eyed Peas, who will be performing in South Africa for a third time. John Legend returns to the country for a fourth time, while Alicia Keys is back for a second visit. Colombian sensation Shakira will be visiting South Africa for the first time. Colombian artist Juanes, the winner of 17 Latin Grammy Awards as well as one Grammy, will show why he has sold over 10-million albums in the Spanish-speaking world with his mix of Latin rock and pop. “It is testament to the universal and unifying power of football and music, and will start the competition off on the right note – of celebration.” John Legend is a six-time Grammy Award winner, while Shakira, also a multiple Grammy winner, is the most successful Colombian artist of all time and the second most successful female Latin singer, with worldwide sales of about 50-million albums. All proceeds from the concert will go to the official 2010 Fifa World Cup charity which aims to build 20 Football for Hope centres across Africa. Five of those centres will be in South Africa.last_img read more

first_imgA live bullet was found in the baggage of an army jawan at the Srinagar International Airport on Tuesday, after which he was detained, a security official said.The soldier Pandia Raj, who was proceeding to Delhi on leave, was handed over to the army for further investigation, the official said.Prima facie, it seems that the bullet was left behind in the bag “by mistake”, the official added.This is the second incident of an army soldier caught at the airport with live ammunition.On Monday a jawan was arrested after two hand grenades and other ammunition were found in his baggage during the security screening.He had claimed that the grenades had been given to him by a “superior official” for transporting these to Delhi.last_img read more

first_imgThe initial trends in the counting of 32 Sikkim Assembly seats and the lone Lok Sabha seat indicate a close contest where the Opposition Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) is leading over the Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF), that has remained in power for 25 years.Out of seven Assembly seats for which the trends are out the SKM is leading in four and the SDF in three. In the Lok Sabha seat, Indra Hang Subba of the SKM is leading over the SDF’s D.B. Katwal by a margin of over 6,350 votes. The SKM led by P.S. Goley is taking of SDF’s Pawan Chamling who has the record of being the longest serving Chief Minister of the country. The vote share at the Assembly level also indicate a close contest where the SKM’s vote share of 47.6 % whereas the SDF has secured 47.1 % votes.last_img read more

first_imgEthel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ View comments Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netLyceum preserved its immaculate record in the NCAA Season 93 men’s basketball tournament with a 94-92 stunner over Arellano Friday at Filoil Flying V Centre.The Pirates finished the game on a blistering 20-5 run that overhauled a 13-point disadvantage in the fourth quarter as they sealed their 12th win in as many games.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Alvarez sees a knockout and a great fight against Triple G NATO’s aging eye in the sky to get a last overhaul Arellano slipped to 4-7, making its battle for a Final Four spot even tougher. Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong protesters 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 LATEST STORIES Down 87-74, Lyceum went on a 14-0 run capped off by a bucket from CJ Perez to regain the lead, 88-87, with a little over two minutes to go.“Hopefully it’s a challenge or a wake up call for us that we have to keep on playing until the final buzzer sounds,” said Pirates head coach Topex Robinson of the close call. “It’s going to be hard along the way but hopefully this game would turn us really into a great team.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSBoxers Pacquiao, Petecio torchbearers for SEA Games openingThe Chiefs retaliated to get back on top, 91-88, but that was the last they would get the lead as the Pirates took over for good with 7.4 seconds left.Kent Salado still had the chance to tie the game but he missed one of his free throws with 6.5 ticks left. Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claim Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. ‘A complete lie:’ Drilon refutes ‘blabbermouth’ Salo’s claims Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Celebrity chef Gary Rhodes dies at 59 with wife by his sidelast_img read more