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    05-Jun-2015 to 17:05

    S/African disco queen scouts for regional talent

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — South African disco queen, Patricia Majalisa, will soon scout for talent in Botswana, Zimbabwe and Namibia, APA learnt on Friday.

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    05-Jun-2015 to 14:47

    Zambian arts council cautions musicians to respect laws

    APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The National Arts Council (NAC), the umbrella grouping of Zambian artists, has cautioned musicians to take into account the country’s laws as they compose songs to avoid being arrested and facing defamation charges.

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    05-Jun-2015 to 10:01

    S/Africa’s creative arts pump billions into GDP – Minister

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s creative economy contributed US$9.1 billion, or 2.9 percent, directly to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the 2013/2014 financial year, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has said.

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    02-Jun-2015 to 19:44

    Gambia: Senegal’s Kafountine mayor preaches closer ties

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Nfansou Victor Diatta, the Mayor of Kafountine in Senegal's southern province of Casamance has called for better relations between Senegalese and Gambians which would lead to unity.

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    20-May-2015 to 07:03

    S/African filmmakers learn to empower themselves at Cannes - Delegate

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — With the 68th annual Cannes International Film Festival ending on Sunday in the French Mediterranean seaside resort, South Africa’s emerging filmmakers showing their expertise at the world’s premier film platform on Wednesday have discovered that they need to empower themselves more and learn as much as they can about the film industry in order to market their products worldwide.

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    15-May-2015 to 10:09

    S/Africa: Special official funeral set for freedom fighter - Presidency

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa President Jacob Zuma has declared a special official funeral for the late struggle stalwart, Ruth Mompati, who died on Tuesday after a long illness, the Presidency said on Friday.

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    15-May-2015 to 10:06

    Zuma to perform coronation of Xhosa King at Nqadu Great Place

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Jacob Zuma will on Friday lead a traditional ceremony during the historic coronation of King Ikumkani Mpendulo Sigcawu of the Xhosas taking place at Nqadu Great Place, a town in the Eastern Cape Province.

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