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    22-Dec-2014 to 14:00

    Prominent Togolese fashion designer dies

    APA-Lome (Togo) — –A well-known Togolese designer, Blandine Sambiani-Bagnah aka Bamondi died on Sunday at her house at the age of 60, her family confirmed.

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    18-Dec-2014 to 18:55

    Gambia: Alliance Francaise gets new director

    APA – Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia branch of the international organization Alliance Francaise has unveiled its new director in the country Claude Poggioli.

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    14-Dec-2014 to 05:02

    French institute committed to promoting Abuja artistes

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The French Institute of Nigeria has reinforced its commitment to promoting Nigerian artistes by providing them a stage to showcase their talents, the Cultural Programme Officer of the institute, Ms Alice O'Reilly, said this in an interview with reporters in Abuja on Saturday at a concert to mark the World Music Day.

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    12-Dec-2014 to 12:01

    C/d’Ivoire: Magic System song attracts over 45 million Youtube viewing

    APA-Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire) — A song by Cote d’Ivoire’s sensational music group Magic System has attracted over 45 million views on Youtube making it the second most viewed item in France this year.

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    03-Dec-2014 to 12:04

    Botswana Bushmen petition British royal over hunting ban

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — A leader of the Botswana Bushmen has appealed to Prince William of the United Kingdom for help in recognizing that tribal peoples who hunt for food are not poachers, APA learns here on Wednesday.

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    01-Dec-2014 to 19:53

    Francophone Africa told to dump French

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegalese activists of the Patriotic Salvation Front (FPS), whose planned demonstrations against the just ended Francophone Summit in Dakar were thwarted by the police have called on French-speaking countries in Africa to dump French as their official language and adopt indigenous ones instead.

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    28-Nov-2014 to 21:42

    Francophonie urged to help structure African art

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF) should help member countries restructure their art sector to allow them to turn towards cultural development, Yacouba Konate, the General Manager of the African Market for Performing Arts (MASA) in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire said.

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