25-Dec-2019 to 11:23

Banjul: The lost capital of Christmas fairies!

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — In years gone by, Banjul used to enjoy a special reputation as a bustling hub for activities organised around Christmas and New Year festivities animated by fairies.

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12-Dec-2019 to 10:28

UNESCO inscribes Ethiopian epiphany as intangible cultural heritage

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has inscribed Ethiopian epiphany on its lists of intangible cultural heritage.

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09-Dec-2019 to 20:54

Iconic art against corruption unveiled in Kigali

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Monday unveiled the stunning iconic work of art located in Kimihurura, a suburb of Kigali, marking the celebration of the International Anti-corruption Day held on December 9 every year.

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03-Dec-2019 to 15:57

Mauritania's archaeological sites listed as ISESCO Heritage

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Five new Mauritanian archaeological sites have been added to the heritage list of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), APA learned Tuesday from the Mauritanian Ministry of Culture.

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28-Nov-2019 to 09:37

Rwandan genocide movie to be screened in Washington

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — One of the movies based on the Rwandan struggle against genocide dubbed 'The 600' will be screened on 5 December at Arent Fox LLP in Washington DC, the country's embassy in US confirmed Wednesday.

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31-Oct-2019 to 19:16

eSwatini king goes into three-month annual seclusion

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini’s King Mswati III has gone into seclusion to observe the annual Incwala ceremony., APA can report on Thursday.

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01-Oct-2019 to 13:22

Chad’s tradition of tontines thrives among workers

APA - Ndjamena (Chad) — Until now, women in Chad were the ones controlling the tontines, particularly among civil servants and private sector workers who are increasingly using this rotating contribution formula to meet their needs.

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