Posts Tagged ‘South Africa’

Shakira Mebarak : No Child Dreams ‘About Becoming a Drug Trafficker’

In a video interview with the Youtube about her philanthropy, art, and the World Cup, Pop superstar Shakira Mebarak talks about the importance of early childhood education for all as tools of global development and the advancement of peace: “I know that no kid in Colombia or anywhere in the world is dreaming right now […]

Video : Shakira Mebarak and K’Naan World Cup Kickoff Performances

Two BNW favorites took the stage at today’s Kickoff concert for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Shakira Mebarak performed She Wolf, one of BNW’s Singles of 2009,the record-setting Hips Don‘t Lie and of course, the theme to this year’s games Waka Waka (This Time for Africa): K’Naan performed a re-worked version of Wavin‘ […]

Boycott the Israeli State.

Adbusters has put together a guide to follow Naomi Klein’s call for a complete disinvestment from and boycott of the Israel state. Below are her responses to the top four objections to a boycott of the Israeli state: Punitive measures will alienate rather than persuade Israelis. The world has tried what used to be called […]