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    14-Sep-2017 to 20:46

    African fashion week opens in Abuja

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — An African fashion and culture week kick-off in Abuja on Thursday with designers from around the continent displaying their creativity and innovation both in fashion and food.

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    10-Sep-2017 to 14:15

    King Mswati III picks teen to marry as 15th wife

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — An 18-year old virgin is the latest catch for Swaziland's King Mswati III, who was picked to eventually become the king's 15th wife, APA can report on Sunday.

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    10-Aug-2017 to 19:27

    Burkinabe cinema director Adama Traoré dies

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso movie director Adama Traoré died Wednesday in Ouagadougou at the age of 61, the Ministry of Culture said in a statement.

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    03-Aug-2017 to 06:58

    S/African musician Hugh Masekela to stage play in Soweto

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Two months after undergoing a medical procedure‚ South Africa’s legendary musician Hugh Masekela has set aside his musical talent to direct a theatre production.

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    27-Jul-2017 to 20:53

    Rwanda: Govt to enforce music royalty law

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan businesses that fail to pay artists’ royalties will face legal action in line with the 2009 law on intellectual property.

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    24-Jul-2017 to 10:35

    Burkina’s 1st Arts, Traditional Music Festival set for October

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The first edition of Culture and Traditional Music Urban Festival of Burkina Faso (FEMUB) will take place from October 12 to 15, the committee organization announced.

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    21-Jul-2017 to 13:30

    UNHCR urges Swaziland to stop harmful customs

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — The United Nations Human Rights Commission (UNHCR) wants Swaziland to get rid of customary practices that are harmful to women and children.

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