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Homo naledi is a previously-unknown species of extinct hominin discovered within the Dinaledi Chamber of the Rising Star cave system, Cradle of Humankind, South Africa. This species is characterized by body mass and stature similar to small-bodied human populations but a small endocranial volume similar to australopiths. Cranial morphology of H. While primitive, the dentition is generally small and simple in occlusal morphology. It also exhibits a humanlike foot and lower limb. These humanlike aspects are contrasted in the postcrania with a more primitive or australopith-like trunk, shoulder, pelvis and proximal femur. Representing at least 15 individuals with most skeletal elements repeated multiple times, this is the largest assemblage of a single species of hominins yet discovered in Africa. Modern humans, or Homo sapiens , are now the only living species in their genus. But as recently as , years ago, there were several other species that belonged to the genus Homo. Now Berger et al.

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FOX Sports Radio Dean Perretta: Jill, can you talk about your proud association as Ambassador of Forever Living and, of course, the very positive impact of Forever Living? With that recognition there comes responsibility and I take becoming a brand ambassador for Forever Living very seriously. Forever Living offers a flexible business opportunity that is open to everyone irrespective of gender, age, or background. Forever is that vehicle for so many, for those who are looking to make a few hundred pounds a month through retailing high quality aloe products, to those with ambitions to develop teams allowing them to walk away from jobs that are not satisfying or to have more flexibility and time with their families.

In character: Jill Scott as Mma Ramotswe, the well-loved detective from extended the search to other parts of Africa, such as South Africa and Nigeria, and then, Her work to date has drawn heavily on a private life which is a world away.

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A new detective agency opens up near the Ladies. Grace investigates a beauty contest while Precious is trying to find Nandira Patel’s mystery boyfriend. See the gallery. Title: The No. After her father’s death, sensible and cheerful Mma Precious Ramotswe sells her inherited cattle and opens the country’s only female-owned detective agency. Grace Makutsi as her assistant. Together they solve problems big and small with their wisdom, big hearts, and endless cups of red-bush tea.

Meanwhile, Mma Ramotswe’s best friend, mechanic Mr. JLB Matekoni, hopes for a chance to win her heart Based on Alexander McCall Smith’s best-selling book series. Written by L. I have always been a fan of Jill Scott and her music, and it’s wonderful to see her abilities as an actress as well. This show is so engaging it leaves me wanting more and anxiously waiting for the next episode!

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Jill Scott born April 4, [2] is an American singer-songwriter, model, poet and actress. Her debut, Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. After a four-year hiatus from music, Scott released her fourth album, The Light of the Sun , in In , she released her fifth album, Woman. Scott was born on April 4, in Philadelphia , Pennsylvania.

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Grammy nominee Jill Scott has been hospitalized in Philadelphia with a lung infection, an illness that has forced her to miss the first few dates as the opening act on Sting’s tour. She was scheduled to perform at the kickoff of Sting’s tour on Saturday in Washington. Scott, 28, is expected to join the tour soon, Taylor said, but it’s unknown when she’ll be released from the hospital. Doctors expect her to make a full recovery.

Just before the rock superstar’s concert with Billy Joel in Montreal, John surprised Stewart and a friend by offering them free, front-row tickets to the show. Stewart, who is the first openly gay mayor elected in New York state, met John, who also is gay, at the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center in during a ceremony honoring the musician. The mayor mentioned he’d be attending Thursday’s performance during a radio interview before the show.

Former South African President Nelson Mandela, whose autobiography Long Walk to Freedom remains a bestseller, will write a follow-up on his time in office, his spokeswoman, Zelda la Grange, said Monday in Johannesburg. Mandela, 82, has kept a hectic schedule since retiring as the country’s first black president in He now plans to scale back on his public life and write most of the book abroad.

The book will focus on the events leading to South Africa’s all-race elections in and Mandela’s five years in office. Mandela has been doing preparatory work for the book and has now reached the stage where he will spend most of his time on the actual writing,” la Grange said. When not writing, Mandela will continue his work as a mediator in Burundi’s civil war, in which about , people have been killed.


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Why Jill Scott really digs fossils. February 16, The recent fossil discovery in South Africa of a whole new human species made global Save the date.

British Broadcasting Corporation Home. In order to see this content you need to have both Javascript enabled and Flash installed. The No. Following the film based on Alexander McCall Smith’s novel, the first series takes us back to Botswana and to the narrative’s main character Mma Ramotswe Jill Scott who runs Garbone’s only lady detective agency. With Mma Ramotswe’s infamous quick wittedness and infallible instincts, the audience are once again embroiled in the murky world of scandals, misdeeds and skulduggery that come to pass for life in Botswana, South Africa.

The new series begins with the agency facing financial problems. In addition, poisoning, disappearances, accidental deaths and a rival detective agency to contend with – life it seems is never dull in the world of the private detective. The drama sees the return of a number of familiar faces through two-time Grammy award winner Jill Scott who plays the resolute Mma Ramotswe, with help from her loyal secretary Mma Makutsi Anika Noni Rose , her irrepressible hairdressing neighbour, BK Desmond Dube and her trusted friend JLB Matekoni Lucian Msamati who is yearning for more than just friendship.

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The tradition is believed to date back to the late s when African-American musicians who docked in Cape Town entertained sailors with song-and-dance sets and the carnival marks the one day off given to slaves during the days of the Cape Colony. Although still in relative infancy on the city’s events calendar, the Cape Town Carnival gets more and more popular each year.

The Stadium Forecourt hosts band performances and stalls in the afternoon before the main Carnival parade kicks off at , culminating in a festive after party.

Singer Jill Scott flew back home to the US yesterday afternoon, after her When she finally arrived in South Africa on Friday afternoon, it was.

Join Songkick to track Jill Scott and get concert alerts when they play near you. View all past concerts. Scott began her career in the performing arts unusually: as a spoken word artist who appeared at live poetry readings. She achieved her breakout in to the music industry when she was discovered by Amir “Questlove” Thompson of the band the Roots. Questlove invited her to join his band in the studio to record a track together.

Words and Sounds Vol. The album went platinum. Scott has since recorded three more studio albums to date. She has achieved enormous success with her music, winning a number of highly prestigious awards including three Grammy Awards as well as several Soul Train and Lady of Soul awards. If you ever attend a Jill Scott show expecting to hear her sing songs exactly as they are on her albums, you will always be disappointed.

Her performance at Mountain View Winery in Saratoga, CA last week just so happened to fall on the one day I consider more important than the other days of the year. My birthday. Besides being the day I was born, the energy flowing from the stage was hypnotizing and spiritual. Maybe turning a year older opened up some senses I never had or long forgot about.

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The award-winning singer talks about the events of her seven-year, singing career, including a new film in the works. I’m glad to see you all here tonight. It’s nice to get….

1′, was soon released in The album went platinum. Scott has since recorded three more studio albums to date.

I nside a remote dolomite cave in the South African plains, K. Lindsay Eaves Hunter begins a dangerous and difficult descent into utter darkness. Earlier that morning, Hunter arose at inside a military tent baked by the beating sun. The coolness of the cave now offers welcome relief, and she treads on bare feet in the chamber to avoid harming fossils and crushing the past into dust. The UI-trained paleoanthropologist spends the next eight hours crouching over a square-meter excavation site, first documenting the area with a handheld, 3D white light strobe scanner and a forensic camera.

Then, using toothpicks, small paintbrushes, and plastic spoons, she meticulously brushes away dirt from bones to unveil a scientific breakthrough that captured the world’s attention earlier this fall. Hunter, 04MA, was one of six “underground astronauts” chosen two years ago for a high-profile expedition to help unravel the mysteries of humanity deep within the Rising Star Cave, 25 miles northwest of Johannesburg, South Africa.

But just this past September, the Rising Star team made international headlines when it revealed details of monumental new fossil discoveries made inside the cave. In a live-streamed press conference at Maropeng, the Cradle of Humankind’s official visitor center, expedition leader Lee Berger formally introduced the world to Homo naledi.

The news, which appeared in the scientific journal eLife and graced the cover of the October National Geographic , sheds fresh light on the diversity of our genus Homo.

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While auditioning in her home city, this year-old from Southgate in Durban said she aspires to be a triple threat as a singer, actress and dancer. Okay so in my previous post people said I should release a single, who would you guys like to see me do it with. I mean who would yall want me to feature? I still have mad love for my people who have walked with me throughout my Idols journey.

Jill Scott Live in South Africa. Date: December 13, Talented songwriter and performer Jill Scott returns to South Africa this December for a one night only.

For one thing, there’s her mother to be concerned about. And then there’s the pain of Jill’s recent divorce from her husband of seven years and partner of 12, Lyzel Williams, to play on her mind. Most pressingly, there’s the completion of her album, The Real Thing, to think about. The speed with which Jill was cast in The No. A part series, based on the further adventures of Mma Ramotswe, will follow, probably later this year.

For so difficult was the task of finding the right leading lady that the drama almost failed to be made. As producer Tim Bricknell admits: “We simply couldn’t find the actress we needed to play Mma Ramotswe. After eight months, we still hadn’t found the right person and I think if the situation had gone on for another week we would have needed to abandon the idea of filming, at least for the time being. The problem in finding the right actress, according to Bricknell, was two-fold.

Bricknell adds: “Then there’s the part itself. The success of Alexander McCall Smith’s books means that Mma Ramotswe is a very well known figure and, because of the image people have in their minds of her, there isn’t a lot of room for licence when it comes to casting. Multi-talented: Jill has won three Grammy awards for her singing and songwriting.

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For one thing, there’s her mother to be concerned about. She is in the USA, 8, miles away from the film’s. And then there’s the pain of Jill’s recent divorce from her husband of seven years and partner of 12, Lyzel. Most pressingly, there’s the completion of her album, The Real Thing, to think about.

It’s like what Jill Scott wants, Jill Scott gets. Cape Town – After just 15 months of marriage, singer Jill Scott and her husband, Mike Emzini Wezinsizwa creator Pixley Shabangu pour in: “What a loss to South African comedy”.

Scott has done it for you. The sultry award-winning singer, whose veteran career also includes modeling and acting, is now adding greeting card writer to her resume. The Jill Scott Collection, announced last week, is a project the year-old songwriter dedicated time to in order to ensure the cards — most of which are written by Scott herself — contain design, editorial and sound elements that capture exactly what the consumer is looking for in a card from Scott.

Next year, the Jill Scott Collection will expand beyond cards to include notebooks, mugs, trinket trays and pouches. Maya Jones is an associate editor at The Undefeated. She is a native New Orleanian who enjoys long walks down Frenchmen Street and romantic dates to Saints games. Up Next. Get Lifted Jill Scott: singer, poet, model, actress and now Hallmark greeting card author The multitalented Scott is now speaking through her new card collection.

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