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    • Three new airlines to serve Douala airport

      APA-Douala (Cameroon) — Three new airlines will serve Douala International Airport as early as next May, APA learned Saturday from the Cameroon aeronautical and airports authorities.

    • Senegal: Exports to UEMOA down in February

      APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s exports to the countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) dropped by 5.4 billion CFA francs (about US$ 8.1 billion), APA learned on Saturday from t...

    • Kenya’s foreign minister to chair CMAG

      APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya’s Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma has been elected chairperson of the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group, CMAG.

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    28-Mar-2018 to 21:05

    Gambia homes in on copyright protection

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia has moved closer to regulating and protection intellectual property rights and maximise the economic incentive for their authors after Tourism and Culture minister, Hamat Bah presided over the signing of a landmark copyright blueprint to that effect on Wednesday.

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    06-Mar-2018 to 19:02

    Senegal moots Black Civilization Museum for next year

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — A so-called Museum of Black Civilizations will be inaugurated in Senegal in the last quarter of 2018, Abdou Latif Coulibaly, the Minister of Culture said in Dakar on Tuesday.

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    01-Mar-2018 to 17:05

    Ethiopia: Turning epic battle mountains into tourist shrine

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism on Thursday unveiled a $9 million project to turn the chain of mountains where the historic battle of Adwa took place 122 years ago, into a tourist attraction.

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    27-Feb-2018 to 12:45

    Namibia’s Ovahimba cling to custom of sharing of wives despite dangers of HIV/AI...

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia, located in southwestern Africa, is a big country with a small population. With just over 2.7 million people and a population density of 2.6 per square kilometre, it is one of the least densely populated countries in the world.

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    24-Jan-2018 to 17:58

    South African film nominated for Oscars

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — A South African film company has been nominated for an Oscar award for its work on “Revolting Rhyme,” a film nominated for Best Animated Short Film in Los Angeles, California (USA), APA can report Wednesday.

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    23-Jan-2018 to 12:28

    S/Africa: Zuma condoles with Hugh Masekela’s family

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Jacob Zuma has expressed “heartfelt condolences”, following from cancer of the internationally-acclaimed South African jazz artiste, legendary musician, cultural activist and liberation struggle veteran, Hugh Masekela.

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    23-Jan-2018 to 12:17

    Zuma condoles Masekela’s family on passing of iconic musician

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Jacob Zuma has expressed his “heartfelt condolences” following the cancer death of internationally acclaimed South African jazz artist, legendary musician, cultural activist and liberation struggle veteran Hugh Masekela in Witbank (a suburb of Johannesburg) on Tuesday.

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