23-Apr-2020 to 12:23

S/African musicians take a knock from piracy during lockdown

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s music industry is financially bleeding due to an increase in piracy since the start of a five-week lockdown designed to contain the coronavirus pandemic, a music industry official said on Thursday.

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27-Mar-2020 to 15:28

Morocco: Reading as tip to enjoy life under Covid-19 lockdown

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body,” this is a well-known maxim that sums up the role of reading as gymnastics of the mind and an irreplaceable virtue that enriches knowledge and strengthens memory.

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13-Mar-2020 to 19:55

eSwatini's flagship festival cancelled due to COVID-19

APA-Mbabane (Eswatini) — This year’s MTN Bushfire Festival in eSwatini has been cancelled by the organizers as a precaution to minimize the spread of coronavirus which is now a global pandemic.

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06-Mar-2020 to 20:20

Ethiopia wins "Ancient History" award

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has won the ‘Best Destination-Archaeology and Ancient History’ award.

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23-Feb-2020 to 19:39

Naomie Nishimwe crowned Miss Rwanda 2020

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Naomie Nishimwe, a 21-year-old senior-six graduate from Kigali, was crowned Miss Rwanda 2020 late on Saturday evening, organisers have confirmed to APA on Sunday.

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12-Feb-2020 to 17:16

Fifth Arab Poetry Festival opens in Mauritanian capital

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The 5th edition of the Nouakchott Festival for Arab Poetry kicked off Tuesday at the initiative of the House of Arab Poetry, with the assistance of the Emirate of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates.

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11-Feb-2020 to 14:47

S/Africa: Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Shabalala dies

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — World renown and founder of the Grammy Award-winning group, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Joseph Shabalala, has died at a hospital in Pretoria, his family announced on Tuesday.

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