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International Women’s Day: Five powerful women to watch in 2016

Culture
March is clearly the month for celebration, with Mother's day rising to the occasion on March 6th and International Women's Day following closely on March 8th. Women in power today are setting an example to the world, showing and telling other women that there is nothing they cannot do. 1. Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton is a woman who knows what she wants. The wife of former US president, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton went from being first lady to Senator, to putting in her first presidential bid back in 2008. She did not make it into the White House as the leader of the free world but managed to snag the spot of Secretary of State. Patiently waiting her turn, come April 2015 and Mrs Clinton gave it another go. Her slogan - 'Everyday Americans need a champion. And I want to ...

Lady Gaga slammed for milking Bowie’s tribute

Culture, DontUse, Fashion, International, Music
When Lady Gaga paid tribute to David Bowie at the 2016 Grammy awards, many thought she had delivered an exceptional standing ovation performance. However, some of  the late performers fans including his son, Duncan Jones, were less thrilled. Bowie was well known for being music’s greatest “self- reinventor”. He mimed his way through a show splashed with glitter and wearing insane amounts of eye make-up. In a few words, Bowie has done it all. His son, Duncan Jones, slammed Gaga after her tribute performance to his father at the music show on Monday. Duncan seemed to have not been impressed with the singer’s rendition of Bowie’s ten best songs as part of her tribute. Just minutes after Gaga took to the stage as Bowie’s alter ego Ziggy Stardust, Duncan twitted that he was confused
Adele distances herself from Trump campaign

Adele distances herself from Trump campaign

Culture, DontUse, Music, Politics
Multi-award-winning musician Adele has released a statement distancing herself from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s political campaign. The statement comes after her hit song ‘Rolling In The Deep’ was played at several of his campaign rallies. “Adele has not given permission for her music to be used for any political campaigning,” the artist’s spokesperson told the Independent. The American politician is reportedly a fan of the 27-year-old singer and has watched her perform live at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Adele is also believed to have released a statement in 2011, declaring herself a “labour girl”, thereby putting to rest any speculations about her political affiliations. It is not the first time an artist has requested the US Presidential front