CULTURE

16-Sep-2021 to 17:53

Senegal’s Felwine Sarr among the 100 most influential people in 2020

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Senegalese academic and his French colleague Bénédicte Savoy are in the “Pioneers” category of the annual ranking established by American magazine, Time.

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02-Sep-2021 to 09:36

Kigali: Jailed popular hip-hop star dies

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — A jailed Rwandan hip-hop star has died in hospital over an undisclosed ailment at the age of 33, his family confirmed on Thursday.

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16-Aug-2021 to 11:25

Zouglou: "The musical genre dedicated to praising God"

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Ivorian singer Richard Kreme describes Zouglou, originally a secular musical genre, as a “useful” form of music to praise God.

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24-Jun-2021 to 14:00

S/Africa mourns renowned coral music composer

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Late South African choral music composer and conductor Mzilikazi Khumalo was a “colossal figure” in the country’s arts and cultural landscape, Sports, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa said on Thursday.

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23-Jun-2021 to 18:19

Dakar Grand Carnival is back

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The 2020 edition had been suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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08-Jun-2021 to 13:13

Ramaphosa mourns veteran S/African actor

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of the late veteran South African stage and screen actor Shaleen Surtie-Richards who died on Monday in Cape Town, his office said on Tuesday.

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03-May-2021 to 12:10

S/Africa: Zulu royal family’s succession battle spills to court

APA-Durban (South Africa) — Trouble is brewing in South Africa’s Zulu Royal Family following the late Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini’s first wife’s decision to seek the court’s assistance in the execution of his will a month after he died at a hospital.

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