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    14-Nov-2016 to 11:56

    Ouagadougou poised to host first edition of African musical expression festival

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) – — The first edition of the Ouagadougou Village of African musical expression (VEMAO) is scheduled for 9-11 December 2016, the organizers said.

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    08-Nov-2016 to 11:41

    Burkina Faso hosts 8th edition of African fashion show

    APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — – Several African designers are expected at the 8th edition of “Folies de Mode” (fashion show) which opens on Thursday in Ouagadougou, the Burkinabe capital, APA learns from the organizers.

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    03-Nov-2016 to 09:34

    Nigeria partners Japan, France on animated movies

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria is to partner with Japan and France in developing animated movies in line with its economic diversification programme.

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    13-Oct-2016 to 23:14

    Egypt: JICA to finance completion of Grand Egyptian Museum

    APA- Cairo (Egypt) — Egypt reached an agreement with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to finance the completion of the Grand Egyptian Museum and maintenance of electricity plants in Cairo, said the Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr on Thursday.

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    29-Sep-2016 to 18:33

    Burkina Faso: ‘I will not sing Sankara during concert’ – Alpha Blondy

    APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — - The Ivorian reggae singer Alpha Blondy said Thursday in Ouagadougou during a press briefing that he would not sing his song “Thomas Sankara” during a concert in Ouagadougou, dedicated to the late president and leader of the Burkinabe Revolution.

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    28-Sep-2016 to 10:03

    New contract to expose Russians to African music

    APA- Moscow (Russia) — A popular Russian music aggregator, Music Services Centre, has signed a contract with the Honorary Consul of Russia in the Gambia, Lamin Manga, who is on a visit in Moscow Tuesday evening to give Gambian and other African artists an exposure to the Russian market.

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    23-Sep-2016 to 18:20

    Ethiopia conclude plans to build $50m tourism center

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — As part of efforts to show-case the country's cultural heritage, the Addis Ababa Culture and Tourism Bureau is set to build a tourism center at mount Entoto at a cost of $50 million.

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