CULTURE

14-Aug-2018 to 19:01

Rabat displays giant bust by great Senegal artist

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — A giant sculpture by the great Senegalese artist, Ousman Sow, is on display at the Mohammed VI Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rabat.

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09-Aug-2018 to 05:45

S/Africa: Renowned actor accorded state-sponsored funeral

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a state-sponsored funeral for late award-winning actor Winston Ntshona who died last week, aged 77.

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28-Jul-2018 to 14:40

France to build cinema school in Nigeria

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — France’s outgoing ambassador to Abuja, Denys Gauer, on Saturday said his country has concluded arrangements to establish a cinema school in Lagos and some museums around Nigeria.

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24-Jul-2018 to 14:30

Sierra Leone: Popular comedian under investigation for suspected ritual killing

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s most popular comedian is under investigation for suspected involvement in a ritual murder.

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12-Jul-2018 to 19:00

Senegal: Private sector challenged to support arts festival

APA-Dakar (Sénégal) — Abdou Latif Coulibaly, the Senegalese minister of Culture has challenged the private sector in his country to provide more funding for the National Festival of Arts and Culture (FESNAC).

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30-Jun-2018 to 14:02

Brazzaville hosts maiden African Loincloth expo

APA - Brazzaville (Congo) — The first edition of the African loincloth exhibition opened in Brazzaville on Friday with the participation of creators and designers from 15 African countries.

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14-Jun-2018 to 11:19

5,142 Senegalese artefacts held in Paris museum

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — At least 5,142 Senegalese cultural artefacts are being held at the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris, an art historian and an economist have revealed.

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