CULTURE

25-Feb-2019 to 08:16

S/Africa: Ramaphosa pays tribute to late singer Dorothy Masuka

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa, paying tribute to fallen jazz singer Dorothy Masuka on Sunday, described her passing as a significant loss to the cultural heritage of South Africa and the continent as a whole.

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11-Feb-2019 to 13:04

S/Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir wins third Grammy

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s talented Soweto Gospel Choir has scooped its third Grammy Award during a colourful ceremony held in Los Angeles, United States on Monday, press reports have said.

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10-Feb-2019 to 19:24

Commemorative statue of Emperor Haile Selassie unveiled at AU

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The commemorative statue of Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie on Sunday was inaugurated in the premises of the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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25-Jan-2019 to 06:09

S/African minister pays tribute to late Zimbabwean musician Oliver Mtukudzi

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has joined fellow fans in the country to pay tribute to late Zimbabwean music icon, Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi, who died on Wednesday after a long illness in in Harare.

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23-Jan-2019 to 14:54

Zimbabwe music legend Oliver Mtukudzi dies

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwean music superstar Oliver Mtukudzi died on Wednesday following a long battled with diabetes, according to media reports.

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11-Dec-2018 to 14:36

ECOWAS experts eye common cultural policy

APA-Cotonou (Benin) by Ulvaeus Balogoun — Cultural experts from the 15 member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) began a meeting on Tuesday in Cotonou to discuss the harmonization of their cultural policies.

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26-Nov-2018 to 12:34

Gounghin Live Music Festival kicks off Friday in Ouaga

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) by Alban Kini — The 3rd edition of the Gounghin Live Music Festival (FEMULIG) will be held from November 30 to December 2, 2018 in Ouagadougou, the organizing committee reported Sunday.

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