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    22-Apr-2017 to 14:11

    Rwanda: Business to pay royalties to local musicians

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Businesses and establishments that play local music will from July this year be required to pay royalties to artistes for use of their artistic creations, as government moves to enforce the 2009 intellectual property law.

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    18-Apr-2017 to 09:37

    Sierra Leone organizes National Kite Flying Day

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s National Tourist Board (NTB) hopes to use kite flying to boost the tourism indystry, an official said Monday.

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    21-Mar-2017 to 20:11

    Gambia and Senegal look to improve joint historical heritage

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — History and Culture experts from The Gambia and Senegal have been meeting in the Gambian capital Banjul on Tuesday to review and improve the management plan of the Senegambia stone circles, some of the oldest and most significant historical sites in West Africa.

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    17-Mar-2017 to 18:48

    Ouagadougou: Lucky Dube’s daughter headline act at reggae fiesta

    APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The daughter of the late South African music star Lucky Dube has been confirmed as the main headline act at the Ouagadougou Reggae Festival which takes place in the Burkinabe capital from March 23 to 26.

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    05-Mar-2017 to 13:04

    Nigeria’s Rita Dominic clinches best actress in Africa movie award

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Rita Dominic has won “Best Actress in a Drama (Movie/TV Series)” for the movie “’76” at the African Movies Viewers Choice Award #AMVCA2017.

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    03-Mar-2017 to 19:14

    FESPACO 2017: FEPACI to resuscitate 50 African films

    APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The Pan-African Federation of Filmmakers (FEPACI) has resolved to resuscitate 50 African films in a bid to restore the lost glory of the art from the continent.

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    03-Mar-2017 to 09:54

    S/African leader pays tribute to late author Miriam Tlali

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Jacob Zuma on Friday paid tribute to the first black South African woman to have a book published in the country, Miriam Tlali, who was a scholar and activist.

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