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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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    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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