CULTURE

19-Jul-2022 to 12:21

S/Africa: Ramaphosa pays tribute to poet Don Mattera

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African author, poet and anti-apartheid activist Donato “Don” Francisco Mattera has died at the age of 87, with President Cyril Ramaphosa paying tribute to the well-known poet for his activism during the struggle for freedom in the country.

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27-Jun-2022 to 10:59

Eswatini author wins Commonwealth literature prize

APA-Mbabane (Eswatini) — An Eswatini national is the 2022 winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize, organisers announced on Sunday.

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07-Jun-2022 to 23:17

Ivorian artists meet in Paris for peace initiative

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Ivorian artists such as Gadji Celi met the Minister of Reconciliation and National Cohesion, Kouadio Konan Bertin met in the French capital to deepen the peace in their country.

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31-May-2022 to 08:52

Germany hands over stolen historical artefacts to Namibia

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Germany on Monday handed over to the Namibian government some 23 pieces of ancient jewellery, tools and other objects allegedly stolen from the southwestern African country during colonial rule.

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02-May-2022 to 12:21

Khama appointed patron of African heritage museum

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Former Botswana president Ian Khama has been appointed patron of the Pan African Heritage Museum, a Ghana-based facility showcasing the continent’s heritage.

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14-Mar-2022 to 13:48

Commonwealth Day 2022 celebrated in Rwanda

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda on Monday joined the rest of the 53 member countries of the Commonwealth to celebrate the annual Commonwealth Day.

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04-Mar-2022 to 15:04

Morocco presents stolen 56-million-year crocodile skull

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — A fossil crocodile skull of 56 million years that was stolen from the Kingdom and returned by the U.S. authorities in February 2022, was presented on Thursday at a ceremony in the presence of Morocco’s Minister of Youth, Culture and Communication, Mohamed Mehdi Bensaid and diplomats accredited in Morocco.

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