Culture

South Africa: Minister Briefs Portfolio Committee On African Languages in Schools

June 27, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Basic Education, Mrs Angie Motshekga, has told the Portfolio Committee on Basic Education that she is encouraged with the progress made in the implementation of the Incremental Introduction of African Languages in public sc…

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Zimbabwe: Wide Star Brite Auditions Kick Off

June 27, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[New Zimbabwe] Auditions for Zimbabwe’s premier reality show, StarBrite, kicked off at the beginning of April and have so far been held at various centres across the country, organizers revealed last week.

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Kenya: Schools and Colleges Showcase Film Talent at National Festival

June 27, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Nation] It was all pomp and colour at the 2017 edition of the Kenya Schools Colleges and University Film Festival Awards.

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Liberia: New Book Examines Property Tax in Africa

June 27, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[New Dawn] Africa’s rapid growth and urbanization will require stable local governments to deliver goods and services to billions of people, and the continent can look to an underutilized source of revenue, the property tax, write the authors of a book…

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Kenya: American Singer Jidenna Set to Perform in Kenya for the First Time

June 27, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Capital FM] American recording artist and record producer Jidenna Mobisson popularly known as Jidenna will be jetting into Kenya on 29th June 2017 for the 3rd edition of the Hennessy FOMO party on 1st July at the Carnivore grounds.

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Zimbabwe: Arts Galore At Hurungwe Fete

June 27, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[The Herald] It will be a mixed affair as different dance groups, theatre productions and musicians unite for this year’s edition of Hurungwe Arts Festival to be held in Karoi on July 7 and 8.

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Zimbabwe: Glitz and Glamour At Olinda Chapel’s High Tea

June 27, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[263Chat] Businesswoman and Philanthropist, Olinda Chapel is set to host the The Olinda Chapel Foundation Annual High Tea event on July 1 2017 at Bicester Hotel, Golf and Spar in London.

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Nigeria: Why I Don’t Have Close Friends in Nollywood – Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde

June 27, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Vanguard] In Nollywood, we have seen all sorts of cliques, partners in crime and almost inseparable friends who flock together, off and on the job. But for Nollywood super diva and mother of four, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, it is all about business and n…

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Kenya: Budding Artistes Benefit From 12-Day Music Training in Isiolo

June 27, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Nation] Aspiring musicians from northern Kenya counties of Isiolo and Marsabit as well as those from Meru County have a reason to smile after they were treated to an intense 12-day training course in various aspects of music.

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Kenya: ‘Nakei Nairobi’ Hit-Maker Mbilia Bel Back in Town 7 Years Later

June 27, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Nation] Congolese songstress Mbilia Bel jetted into Nairobi Monday evening to a rousing welcome at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

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