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    05-Jun-2016 to 11:23

    Esther Memel crowned Miss Ivory Coast

    APA-Abidjan (Ivory Coast) — Esther Memel has been crowned Miss Ivory Coast 2016 in Saturday’s final of the beauty pageant held in Abidjan.

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    04-Jun-2016 to 18:22

    Mauritian Constantin’s “Lonbraz Kann” wins FCAT Griot Award

    APA-Tarifa (By Ngagne Diouf, Special Envoy in Spain) — The “Tarifa Griot Award” for the Best Feature Fiction, sponsored by regional business leaders has been awarded to Mauritian film director David Constantin for his "Lonbraz Kann".

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    04-Jun-2016 to 11:13

    S/Africa's ''The Endless River'' clinches FCAT film award

    APA-Tarifa (Spain) Ngagne Diouf — African Film Festival audiences in Tarifa, Spain and Tangier in Morocco have given high ratings to ''The Endless River'' by South African filmmaker Oliver Hermanus, voting it as the best fiction feature film for the “Two shores” prize.

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    01-Jun-2016 to 18:13

    Swazi film to feature in Zanzibar Film Fest – media

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — A film entitled ‘Unfair Game: The Politics of Poaching’ that was produced by John Antonneli in Swaziland will be a part of the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) 2016, APA can report Wednesday.

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    31-May-2016 to 19:23

    Culture is extremism’s main enemy - FCAT Director

    APA-Tarifa (By Special correspondent Ngagne Diouf in Spain) — Culture is the main enemy of all forms of extremism because it encourages critical thinking, the Director of the African Film Festival (FCAT), Mane Cisneros has asserted.

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    20-Jun-2015 to 19:01

    Nigeria's iconic Hausa singer is dead

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — One of Nigeria's Hausa poet, musician and philosopher, Alhaji Adamu Damanraya Jos, is dead.

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    12-Jun-2015 to 15:42

    First performing arts school launched in Botswana

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The only performing arts school in Botswana, Africa Film Drama Academy (AFDA) Botswana School of Visual and Performing Arts, was launched here on Friday.

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