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Seychelles: Seychellois Children to Showcase Island Nation’s Traditional Dances At Children’s Festival in Turkey

April 22, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Seychelles News Agency] Sixteen Seychellois children will be taking part in the International Children’s Festival in Turkey. Held under the theme ‘Love, Friendship and Peace’, the annual event is taking place in Ankara, the capital city, and in the ci…

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South Africa: Tribute to Biggest Collection of Artists’ Books in the Southern Hemisphere

April 22, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[The Conversation Africa] There is a very special section of artworks known as artists’ books. These are artworks in the form of books rather than books about art. South African art collector and philanthropist Jack Ginsberg began collecting in this fi…

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Africa: How Science Fiction and Fantasy Can Help Us Make Sense of the World

April 22, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[The Conversation Africa] The world’s a mess. How do thoughtful people make sense of it all? In this series we’ve asked a number of our authors to suggest a book, philosopher, work of art – or anything else, for that matter – that will help to make sen…

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Zimbabwe: Mhofela Pays Tribute to Tuku

April 22, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Zimbabwe Standard] Unheralded South Africa-based Zimbabwean Afro-jazz musician Darlington “Mhofela” Tanganyika says his music is inspired by the voyage of trials and tribulations in his life.

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Zimbabwe: Another Tuku Protégé Emerges

April 22, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Zimbabwe Standard] “No matter how beautiful you dance; your feet will always come back to the ground,” says rising Afro-jazz musician Innocent “Answer” Kufakunesu, recalling one of the lessons from his late mentor Oliver Mtukudzi.

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Uganda: Police, Bobi Wine Supporters Clash Over Blocked Shows

April 22, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Monitor] Supporters of Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine on Monday clashed with police after authorities cancelled his Easter music shows in Kampala, Arua and Lira.

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Zimbabwe: Amandla Sets Eyes On Modelling

April 22, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Zimbabwe Standard] Professional musical theatre performer Amandla Elynah has given in to compliments about how her appearance is suited for modelling and she is ready to pursue the profession at a global level.

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Zimbabwe: Marova – Heartbreakingly Brilliant

April 22, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Zimbabwe Standard] I went to Back to Jazzics at Chez Zandi next to Alliance Française last Sunday and who did I bump into? It was none other than ex-Frontline Kids member Filbert Marova who rushed to reach his bag in order to give me his latest jazz o…

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Zimbabwe: Poetry Is Life – Dzonze

April 22, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Zimbabwe Standard] He has published a number of books and more of his work is published in journals and magazines. Edward Dzonze is the author of Many Truths at Once, Wisdom Speaks and Breakfast with Marechera and has published more than 200 poems. Ou…

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Kenya: Victoria Kimani Reveals Her Marriage Plans

April 22, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Nairobi News] Sultry Kenyan songbird, Victoria Kimani, has revealed that she would love to get married some day and have children.

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