APRNEWS - culture has their own beliefs and rituals concerning the pregnant mothers. In China, the rituals regarding pregnancies range from unique to something that should be practised throughout the world to better the way pregnant women are treated.
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GUARDIAN - If you pay a trip to South Sudan and visit the Eastern part of the landlocked country in East Africa, you’ll likely come across the Latuka tribe. They’re a small ethnic group living in mountains and settlements. The people of Latuka, or Otuho as they’re commonly referred to, are predominantly farmers keeping large herds of cattle, sheep and goat. They practise subsistence farming, which means everyone farms for himself or his family.
APRNEWS- Hawa Boussim, la chanteuse burkinabé venue de Kipoura, dans le département de Zabré (200 km de Ouagadougou) a remporté vendredi à Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), les Kundé d’or 2018.
AFP - Grammy-winning soul singer Mary J. Blige -- who has earned critical acclaim and award nominations for her acting debut in last year's "Mudbound" -- celebrated her 47th birthday Thursday by getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
BBC - Charles and Ray Eames were two of the most influential designers of the 20th Century. William Cook looks at how the pair worked together to create designs that still inspire today.
BBC - With the band Africa 70, Fela Kuti and Tony Allen developed a whole new genre: Afrobeat. As part of BBC Culture’s Power Pair series, Arwa Haider looks at how Kuti and Allen came up with a musical style that continues to influence today.
BBC - Her father, Jack, was a three-time Olympic gold medallist who turned a $7,000 loan into an $18 million construction company. Her mother, Margaret, was a champion swimmer and cover model. One uncle had been a vaudeville-era star; the other a Pulitzer-winning playwright. In home movies, the four Kelly children – one boy and three girls – prove their mettle by racing and leaping off rooftops.
Veteran French rocker Johnny Hallyday announced Wednesday that he is being treated for cancer, but added in a Twitter message that his life was not in danger.
"I was actually screened a few months ago for cancer cells for which I am currently being treated," he wrote.
"My life is not in danger today," added the 73-year-old who has been described as the French Elvis.
"I'm doing very well and am in good physical condition," he added.