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    24-Sep-2014 to 12:14

    Namibia denies visas to popular Nigerian musical group due to Ebola

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) – — Thousands of music lovers who have already bought tickets for the gig music show to be staged by Nigerian popular R&B outfit, P-Square, this weekend are in for a big disappointment, as the popular twins are struggling to get visas due to Namibia’s policy over Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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    19-Sep-2014 to 12:28

    Sudanese film wins Toronto international festival award

    APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — A Sudanese documentary film which tells the story of the war in the Sudan’s trouble region of South Kordofan has won an international award at the 39th International Film Festival of Toronto in Canada. The film; “Beats of the Antonov” has been shot and directed by the Sudanese film maker Hajooj Kuka.

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    18-Sep-2014 to 15:42

    S/Africa gov’t provides support for black film makers

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has launched a new incentive programme to support emerging black filmmakers in order to encourage them to make big film productions that will assist in the creation of jobs in the country, a senior official said Thursday.

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    16-Sep-2014 to 22:00

    Salif Keita to grace Windhoek Jazz Festival

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Mali’s celebrated Afro-pop singer and songwriter Salif Keita will grace this year’s Windhoek Jazz Festival, city spokesperson Joshua Amukugo told the media on Tuesday.

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    09-Sep-2014 to 11:08

    Namibian traditional leader castigates men who abuse their spouses

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — – The Chairman of the Council of Traditional Leaders in Namibia, King Immanuel Elifas Kauluma has called on Namibian men to do away with the perception that having paid lobola or dowry for their women gives them the right to treat them as their personal property, including abusing them.

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    07-Sep-2014 to 10:20

    President Mahama joins thousands in Fetu Afahye festival

    APA-Cape Coast (Ghana) — Ghanaian President John Mahama on Saturday joined thousands of people from all walks of life to celebrate the 50thanniversary of the Fetu Afahye in grand style as traditional African culture was highly displayed during the durbar of chiefs.

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