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    11-Feb-2019 to 13:04

    S/Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir wins third Grammy

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s talented Soweto Gospel Choir has scooped its third Grammy Award during a colourful ceremony held in Los Angeles, United States on Monday, press reports have said.

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    10-Feb-2019 to 19:24

    Commemorative statue of Emperor Haile Selassie unveiled at AU

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The commemorative statue of Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie on Sunday was inaugurated in the premises of the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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    25-Jan-2019 to 06:09

    S/African minister pays tribute to late Zimbabwean musician Oliver Mtukudzi

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has joined fellow fans in the country to pay tribute to late Zimbabwean music icon, Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi, who died on Wednesday after a long illness in in Harare.

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    23-Jan-2019 to 14:54

    Zimbabwe music legend Oliver Mtukudzi dies

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwean music superstar Oliver Mtukudzi died on Wednesday following a long battled with diabetes, according to media reports.

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    11-Dec-2018 to 14:36

    ECOWAS experts eye common cultural policy

    APA-Cotonou (Benin) by Ulvaeus Balogoun — Cultural experts from the 15 member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) began a meeting on Tuesday in Cotonou to discuss the harmonization of their cultural policies.

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    26-Nov-2018 to 12:34

    Gounghin Live Music Festival kicks off Friday in Ouaga

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) by Alban Kini — The 3rd edition of the Gounghin Live Music Festival (FEMULIG) will be held from November 30 to December 2, 2018 in Ouagadougou, the organizing committee reported Sunday.

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    13-Nov-2018 to 17:18

    Zimbabwe: Inflation rate soars to 10-year high

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe’s inflation rate soared to a 10-year high in October on the back of price spiral in the past two months triggered by a shortage of basic commodities, official data showed on Tuesday.

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