Culture

Nigeria: For the House of Culture, Tourism to Breathe Again

January 18, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Guardian] Last week, the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture invited technical and financial bids for the execution of some capital projects in line with the approved budget for the 2016 financial year.

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Kenya: “Our Perfect Wedding” Winners Treated to Glamorous All-Expense Paid Wedding

January 18, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Capital FM] Winners of Maisha Magic East’s Our Perfect Wedding show competition, Daniel Makau and Beatrice Muthoni said ‘I do’ at a glamorous fairy tale wedding held on Saturday, 14th January 2017 in Nairobi.

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South Africa: Fight Music Piracy to Honour Jazz Legend Thandi Klaasen

January 18, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[IFP] The Inkatha Freedom Party calls on government to do more in eradicating music piracy in honour of a jazz legend Thandi Klaasen and other music legends who have fallen.

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Africa: Popular British TV Drama to Feature Female Genital Mutilation Plotline

January 18, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -“I thought this would be a fascinating story”

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Eritrea: New Book Inaugurated

January 18, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Shabait] Asmara -A new book written by Mr. Yasin Mohammed in Afar language titled “Tekeka” was inaugurated on 13 January in the port city of Assab.

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Eritrea: Eritrean Community Festival in Australia and New Zealand

January 18, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Shabait] Asmara -The 17th Eritrean community festival in Australia and New Zealand was enthusiastically conducted from 12 to 15 January under the theme “Half Century of Resilience and Development”.

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Cameroon: Rebuild Cameroon’s Theatre

January 18, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Cameroon Tribune] Etoundi Zeyang, Artistic Director of African Theatre Festival For Children and Young People, talks on the challenges of theatre in the country.

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Rwanda: Mani Martin to Sing for Peace at Amani Festival

January 18, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[New Times] Afrobeat and R&B singer Mani Martin has been selected to grace the forth-coming Amani Festival of the Arts in Goma, Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Rwanda: Artists to Release Music Rights Awareness Collabo

January 18, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[New Times] Artistes from Rwanda, Tanzania and Malawi, have collaborated in a music rights awareness song titled, Your Love, to be released this month.

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Ghana: Gospel Artistes Are Dying Slowly

January 18, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Ghana Star] Award winning gospel musician Gifty Osei can’t fathom why Ghanaians cannot see gospel musicians as human being who have blood running through their veins.

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