CULTURE

28-Nov-2020 to 10:08

US blues legend Vasti Jackson to host cultural events in Rwanda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — US Grammy-winning blues singer and guitarist Vasti Jackson is in Rwanda for a month long visit to understand the local industry, and give his contribution to building bridges between American and Rwandan artistes and music industry professionals in both countries through various workshops, an authoritative source confirmed Friday in Kigali.

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09-Nov-2020 to 11:53

S/African musician wins MTV award for best African act

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Sport, Arts and Culture Ministry Nathi Mthethwa on Monday heaped praises on music producer Master KG for winning the Best African Act Award at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) on Sunday night.

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17-Sep-2020 to 03:45

S/African artists demand Covid-19 relief funds

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Dozens of South African artists on Wednesday staged protests against the country’s Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, demanding a US$35 million grant as relief income following shutdown of theatres and other performance venues in the country.

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15-Sep-2020 to 13:31

S/Africa’s film industry to get $1.9m funding from KZN gov’t - Official

APA-Durban (South Africa) — South Africa’s provincial government of KwaZulu-Natal will dish out US$1.9 million to finance the area’s film productions this year, Provincial Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs Minister Nomusa Dube-Ncube said on Tuesday.

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13-Aug-2020 to 16:44

I/Coast: Abobo Museum of Contemporary Culture to reopen Friday

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The Adama Toungara Museum of Contemporary Culture in Abobo (North of Abidjan), an institution that aims to be a tool for cultural development, will reopen its doors next Friday after four months of closure.

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23-Jul-2020 to 16:02

Moroccan museums will reopen next Monday

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — Museums in Morocco will reopen their doors to the public next Monday, the National Museum Foundation has announced.

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18-Jul-2020 to 17:07

Kenya's star actor Shirandula dies of coronavirus

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya's renowned comedian Charles Bukeko also known as Papa Shirandula has died in hospital at the age of 58 after contracting coronavirus, his family confirmed on Saturday.

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