CULTURE

04-Oct-2022 to 10:00

Rabat concerts celebrate rich diversity of African music

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — On the occasion of "Rabat African Capital of Culture 2022", the Moroccan capital has brought together 10 local and international artists from the continental scene for a series of concerts from 22 to 24 September 2022.

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19-Sep-2022 to 13:38

S/Africa: Battle for the throne tearing Zulu nation apart

APA - Durban (South Africa) — The dispute over the succession of King Goodwill Zwelithini, who died in March 2021 after 50 years of rule, cost the life of Dumisani Khumalo, the advisor to the disputed heir.

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03-Sep-2022 to 14:51

S/Africa MPs pass bills to boost artists’ income, welfare

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African artists, following years of being exploited over their artistic works, can now breathe a sigh of relief after parliament passed two bills to provide them with extra payment for their products, Sport, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has announced in Pretoria.

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18-Aug-2022 to 16:14

Somalia confirms death of ''local Shakespeare''

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — Somalis have expressed dismay over the death of renowned poet Mohamed Ibrahim Warsame Hadraawi acclaimed nationally as Somalia's version of Shakespeare who died in Hargeisa, Somaliland at the age of 79.

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19-Jul-2022 to 12:21

S/Africa: Ramaphosa pays tribute to poet Don Mattera

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African author, poet and anti-apartheid activist Donato “Don” Francisco Mattera has died at the age of 87, with President Cyril Ramaphosa paying tribute to the well-known poet for his activism during the struggle for freedom in the country.

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27-Jun-2022 to 10:59

Eswatini author wins Commonwealth literature prize

APA-Mbabane (Eswatini) — An Eswatini national is the 2022 winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize, organisers announced on Sunday.

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07-Jun-2022 to 23:17

Ivorian artists meet in Paris for peace initiative

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Ivorian artists such as Gadji Celi met the Minister of Reconciliation and National Cohesion, Kouadio Konan Bertin met in the French capital to deepen the peace in their country.

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