Culture

Gambia: Pomp & Fanfare As Gambian Tailors Stage Maiden Fashion Night

August 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Daily Observer] In a bid to showcase and bring to the fore the creativity of young Gambian designers, ‘Djapal Ma Japu’, a youth-led organization based in Serrekunda London Corner in collaboration with JJ Fashion Design, Jula Design and Ramn Unisex Tai…

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Uganda: Uganda Thanks China for Promoting Local Movie Industry

August 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Focac] Kampala -A senior Ugandan official on Friday praised China for helping the east African country develop its movie industry.

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Namibia: Wine Tasting Returns to the Coast

August 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[New Era] Swakopmund -If you like the finer things in life, like good wine, then the Swakopmund Plaza Hotel is the place to be on August 25 and 26.

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Namibia: Boss Madam Up for Two Awards

August 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[New Era] Windhoek -Local songstress Sally Boss Madam has been nominated for two awards in the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), to take place in November in Lagos, Nigeria, and the African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA), which is a diaspora award tak…

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Namibia: Busiswa Thrills Unam Cultural Festival Goers

August 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[New Era] Windhoek -South African songbird and poet, Busiswa Ggulu, made her fans’ dreams come true when she performed at the University of Namibia (Unam) Stadium last Friday night, during this year’s Unam cultural festival live band show.

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Eritrea: Pictorial Exhibition Receives Broad Admiration

August 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Shabait] Asmara -The pictorial exhibition depicting Asmara’s Art-Deco buildings which was in display at the Eritrea Festival 2017 at the Expo grounds was reported to have significant importance in raising the awareness of the public in preserving the …

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South Africa: Bill to Address Non-Payment of Musicians

August 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[SAnews.gov.za] The Copyright Bill will urgently address the non-payment of royalties to musicians as stipulated in the Farlam Copyright Review Commission, says the Department of Trade and Industry (dti).

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Zimbabwe: I Am Now Born-Again, Says Samaita

August 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Zimbabwe Standard] Mutare-based musician Brian Samaita says he is now into gospel music and is planning to release inspirational songs with positive messages.

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Zimbabwe: I Am Inspired By Life’s Tribulations – Q Dube

August 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Zimbabwe Standard] National Arts Merit Awards winner Nqobizitha Mitchel Dube, popularly known as Q Dube, says doing comedy has allowed him to overcome the torrents of life and prevents him from being swept into the whirlwind of the past.

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Zimbabwe: Mai Makoni Drops New Album

August 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Zimbabwe Standard] HONDE VALLEY-based gospel artist Winnie Makoni has taken the fast tempo beat from his new album release titled Arise and Shine as a best way to spread the gospel.

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