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    23-Jan-2018 to 11:27

    South Africa: Jazz legend Hugh Masekela dies

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African jazz legend Hugh Masekela has died, aged 78, after a long illness from prostate cancer, his family announced on Tuesday.

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    18-Jan-2018 to 17:29

    Togo’s flagship fashion fest confirmed for February

    APA - Lomé (Togo) — The fifth edition of the International Fashion Festival known as “Fimo228” will open in the Togolese capital Lome next month with the participation of eight countries including the host, organizers confirmed on Wednesday.

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    14-Jan-2018 to 17:00

    Burkina premiers film on gender violence

    APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso’s celebrated film director, Fanta Regina Nacro, has released “Dix films pour un Combat” (Ten Films for a Fight), which critiques violence against women in her country.

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    05-Jan-2018 to 15:13

    Business comes to a standstill as Swazis take part in Incwala ceremony

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Business came to a standstill in Swaziland on Friday as the country participated in the annual Incwala cultural ceremony.

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    28-Dec-2017 to 14:27

    S/Africa: Zuma, nation pay tribute to fallen artiste

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Jacob Zuma on Thursday joined his compatriots to pay tribute to the Afro-pop singer, songwriter and producer, Robbie Malinga, who passed away on Christmas Day.

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    22-Dec-2017 to 17:23

    King Mswati goes into annual seclusion

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — King Mswati III of Swaziland has gone into the annual cultural seclusion, where he will be away from the public eye for almost three months, APA can report on Friday.

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    14-Dec-2017 to 15:52

    Manu Dibango to sponsor Cameroon music contest

    APA-Douala (Cameroon) — Renowned saxophonist Manu Dibango is the godfather of a national music competition called "MÜTZIG STAR", APA learned Thursday from the organizers of the event.

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