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    26-Jan-2015 to 15:41

    Togo hosts 5th ECOWAS Ministers of Culture meeting

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Culture Ministers of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will meet on 29 and 30 January 2015 in Lomé, Togo, for their 5th regular meeting to discuss some key documents of the Community’s programmes and cultural events.

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    25-Jan-2015 to 13:27

    Ouagadougou to host maiden culinary, clothing art festival

    APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The first edition of the Festival of Culinary and Clothing Arts (FESTACUV) will open in the Burkinabe captial Ouagadougou on Sunday, organizers have told APA.

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    23-Jan-2015 to 12:42

    UNESCO to hold conference on future of Mali’s ancient manuscripts

    APA Bamako (Mali) — A number of politicians, academics, religious leaders and elected local representatives will discuss issues on preservation of the Timbucktu ancient manuscripts, at an international conference scheduled to be held from 28 to 30 January in Bamako, the Malian capital, a UNESCO statement announced on Friday.

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    21-Jan-2015 to 14:05

    Death snatches one of Namibia’s music pioneers; Willi Mbuende

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia)- — Namibian veteran musician, Willie Mbuende died on Wednesday after a short illness, his elder brother Dr Kaire Mbuende has confirmed.

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    16-Jan-2015 to 11:55

    Burkina Faso: More than 130 movies set to compete at next FESPACO

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The 24th edition of the Pan-African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO), which begins in late February, will have 134 movies in the official competition, a source close to the organizers said.

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    10-Jan-2015 to 09:21

    Nigeria mulls concession of national heritage

    APA – Abuja (Nigeria) — As Nigeria resolves to concession its heritage, the National Theatre, an edifice constructed in 1976 to host the 2nd World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture (FESTAC) 77 in Lagos, just as it sets out to spur the export of Nigerian and African Arts and culture to the Caribbean.

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    03-Jan-2015 to 11:30

    Condolences for late S/African jazz great Pat Matshikiza

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government has conveyed its condolences to the family and friends of the country’s legendary piano maestro, Pat Matshikiza who has died aged 76 in Durban, a senior official said on Saturday.

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