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    18-Feb-2015 to 17:39

    Malawi cabinet finally approve culture policy

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s new cabinet has finally approved the culture policy to govern the implementation of cultural programmes in the country.

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    18-Feb-2015 to 17:09

    S/Africa's Biltong copyrighting ‘could cost Botswana’

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana stands to lose out in the biltong-market, if South Africa succeeds in copyrighting the name Bilton as a South African product, Yarona FM radio station APA reported on Wednesday.

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    13-Feb-2015 to 17:48

    FESPACO 2015: Yennenga Golden Stallion winner to receive CFA 20m

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The winner of the Yennenga Golden Stallion during the 24th Ouagadougou pan-African movie and television festival of (FESPACO) will be given CFA 20 million francs, the new general delegate of the event Adiouma Soma announced.

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    12-Feb-2015 to 15:46

    Malawi copyright body in 3-year deal with S/Korea

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Copyright Society of Malawi (Cosoma) has signed a three-year agreement with the Copyright Bureau of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea, which is expected to benefit creators.

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    02-Feb-2015 to 14:35

    Ebola threat lingers over (Guinea) Bissau Carnival

    APA-Bissau (Guinea Bissau) – — The Ebola epidemics is likely to affect the Bissau Carnival, the most important cultural event in Guinea Bissau scheduled to take place from 14 to 17 February 2015, organizers declared Monday.

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    02-Feb-2015 to 11:29

    UNESCO confab calls for emergency plan for Mali’s ancient manuscripts

    APA Bamako (Mali) — A plan is imperative to save the ancient manuscripts of Timbuktu which were desecrated in 2012 and are now at risk of deterioration in the Malian capital, an international conference sponsored by UNESCO, considered at the end of its work over the week-end in Bamako.

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    26-Jan-2015 to 18:14

    UK: Nigerian actress overwhelmed by emotion after ‘Screen Guild’ awards

    APA – London (United Kingdom) — A Nigerian actress, Uzo Aduba was overwhelmed by emotions after her film scooped two awards for her role in ‘Orange Is The New Black’.

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