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11 Aug
In the Kosovan settlement of Donje Ljubinje, Bosniaks view wedding ceremonies as works of art. Donje Ljubinje, is an ethnically primarily Bosniak community of around 3,000 people in the Shar Mountains on the border between Kosovo and North Macedonia. You will be in wonder when you attend a typical traditional wedding in Donje Ljubinje, which…
11 Aug
Sabine Coll Boghici, a 48-year-old Brazilian woman, was detained on suspicion of participating in a bizarre scheme to defraud her 82-year-old mother Genevieve Boghici the wife of the late art collector Jean Boghici of money, valuables, and jewellery totalling approximately 724 million reais ($142.42 million). Her arrest has revealed a frightening web of deception that,…
7 Aug
If you are very familiar with Korean culture, then you wouldn’t be a stranger to South Korea’s traditional dress, which is gorgeous on its own with vibrant colours that all connect beautifully together. It is called hanbok in South Korea and Chosŏn-ot in North Korea. The term “hanbok” literally means “Korean clothing.” Traditionally, the basic…
7 Aug
If you are very familiar with Korean culture, then you wouldn’t be a stranger to South Korea’s traditional dress, which is gorgeous on its own with vibrant colours that all connect beautifully together. It is called hanbok in South Korea and Chosŏn-ot in North Korea. The term “hanbok” literally means “Korean clothing.” Traditionally, the basic…
1 Aug
Love involves a range of strong and positive emotional affection toward someone or something. Our culture goes a long way in influencing the way we show our love for others, because culture is the social behaviour of humans. People from different cultures around the world show love in different, sometimes bizarre ways. These are eleven…
24 Jul
Masquerade and masquerading are rooted in the culture and traditions of the different tribes in Nigeria and they are all different from each other in terms of functions and festivals. In Yoruba land, they are known to appear during festivals, rituals, ceremonies, or funerals. Masquerades are a huge part of our tradition as it is…
23 Jul
Many people most likely, became familiar with the RMS Titanic's tale from the film in which romantic lovers Jack and Rose were played by Leonardo Dicaprio and Kate Winslet and also the heartwarming Celine Dion's "My Heart Will Go On". The ocean liner ran aground an iceberg while sailing from the United Kingdom to New…
21 Jul
This year, winter will arrive in August with the publication of the Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon with an August 21 HBO premiere, so now is a great opportunity to reflect on the renowned fantasy novels by George R.R. Martin that served as the inspiration for the immensely popular TV series. All…
20 Jul
Ndibe began with a eulogy for the top five authors, Joshua Chizoma (Nigeria), Nana-Ama Danquah (Ghana), Hannah Giorgis (Ethiopia), Idza Luhumyo (Kenya), and Billie McTernan, as she looked around the vast, domed auditorium and the five authors who had been shortlisted (Ghana). You are all winners, but since we live in a capitalist world, we…
13 Jul
The V&A will host the first significant Korean culture exhibition in the UK. Even before art historians at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London (V&A) announced an exhibition focused on South Korean popular culture last year, the art, pop, and fashion sectors were extremely thrilled. According to a press release from the V&A, "Hallyu!…
10 Jul
Eid-al-Adha is a feast of the sacrifice commemorated yearly by 2 billion Muslims, on the 10th of Dhul-Hijjah, the twelfth and last month of the Islamic lunar calendar called Hijrah in Arabic. It is the festival of gaiety, sacrifice and reminiscence of Abraham's devotion and sanctity to God. According to the Quranic exegesis, chapter 37,…
3 Jul
The rules of marriage exist in different forms and manners in all of society. Thus, "for better or worse" has a series of understandings in different cultures across the globe.  In a remote area of Papua, New Guinea, and Wamena of the Jayawijaya Regency in Indonesia, one of the binding facts of "till death do…
 

Guardian Life

1 day ago
When Veno Mariaghae prophesied it nearly four decades ago, most people might have dismissed her words as wishful thinking...
2 days ago
Tony Blevins, vice president of procurement at Apple, is apparently leaving the maker of iPhones, MacBooks, and other consumer electronics after making an offensive remark that went viral on TikTok. In a video posted on September 5, Tiktok star Daniel Mac approached Blevin. In his series, he questions people who own expensive cars about their…
2 days ago
Guinness Nigeria on Thursday, September 22nd hosted Tobi Amusan, Ese Brume and other extraordinary female Athletes and Para-Athletes who represented Nigeria at the 2022 Commonwealth Games and World Athletics Championship to a celebratory reception at the new Guinness Headquarters in Ikeja, Lagos
2 days ago
Trevor Noah and Dua Lipa might be romantically involved or at the absolute least, close pals. Trevor Noah and Dua Lipa were spotted having a private supper at Miss Lily's 7A Cafe, a popular Jamaican eatery in New York City's East Village. Following that, according to photos obtained from paparazzi, they were seen kissing and…
2 days ago
Late-night programming will miss Trevor Noah greatly. During a Sept. 29 showtaping, the 38-year-old comic announced his intention to leave his position as host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show after seven seasons. He said, "I realized that after the seven years, my time is up," he revealed to a shocked studio audience. "But in…

Music

3 days ago
The multi-platinum R&B singer Kelly, who has been found guilty of sex crimes twice this year, will have to pay at least $300,000 in reparations to some of his victims, a federal judge said. U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly stated during a hearing in Brooklyn that the money will reimburse two women, going by the…
3 days ago
The Grammy-winning rapper Coolio passed away on Wednesday after being discovered unconscious at a friend's Los Angeles residence, according to the New York Times. He was 59. The single "Gangsta's Paradise," from the 1995 album of the same name, is what made Coolio, real name Artis Leon Ivey Jr., famous. The next year, that song,…
3 days ago
The Award-winning South African rap mogul AKA has now reconciled and ended beef with the Nigerian Big star, Burna Boy. After a brief Interview with some SA music artist portals, We have decided to bring you all the things you might have missed earlier about the Beef. Read Carefully below. In July 2019, the rapper…
4 days ago
It is not everytime you stumble on someone whose music knowledge spans different genres. Maye, a music producer and now, artiste, speaks to Guardian Life about what makes his debut single "Catch Cold" unique and the inspiration behind his music. 1)    When describing your music, one word that comes to mind is versatility. From Afrobeats…
4 days ago
Iconic singer, songwriter, performer and Afrofusion poster-boy, Burna Boy, releases another hard-hitting video for one of the most captivating singles from his sixth studio album "Love, Damini" — his instant hit street anthem, 'It's Plenty'. Directed by Troy Roscoe, these visuals are a chronicle of the Afrofusion pioneer's career highlights and a personal testimony to…

Film

26 Sep
The much-anticipated crime-action blockbuster, Brotherhood, a movie based on two brothers (twin) being on opposite sides of the law – the police force and a notorious gang of robbers
26 Sep
As part of activities for the premiere of the much-anticipated crime-action blockbuster, Brotherhood, Africa’s leading experiential and activations company, Riquesa Africa, celebrated the best-dressed celebrities with N2 million.
23 Sep
In 2020, Ryan Grantham, a Canadian actor, shot and killed his mother. He was found guilty and given a life sentence. According to Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Grantham, who admitted guilt to the second-degree murder of his mother Barbara Waite in March 2020, was given a life sentence with a 14-year parole ineligibility period. During her…
17 Sep
The premiere of the long-awaited action-packed flick, Road to Jabi, took place recently at the Silverbird Cinema, Abuja. The event had both old and young movie lovers in their numbers, smiling their way to the red carpet. Road to Jabi is the first of its kind, produced by OPTICS Production Company. According to the movie director, "This…
14 Sep
The recently released film "The Woman King" is a film built on the historical tale of the African kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s. Its remains can be found in present-day Benin. The film chronicles the historical tale of a troop of all-female warriors known as the Agojie/Agoji; who possess abilities and ferocity unmatched by…