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    11-May-2018 to 12:14

    Mauritania to launch Int’l Festival on coastal reserve heritage

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Mauritanian government has approved the launch of an annual international festival for the development of the natural and cultural heritage of the Banc d'Arguin National Park (PNBA) along the Atlantic Ocean.

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    08-May-2018 to 18:54

    Belgian, Senegalese students make impression at Dak'Art 2018

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Belgian and Senegalese students are leaving a profound impression on the ongoing Dak'Art exhibition in Senegal with their collaborative work called "The Unexpected Journey".

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    23-Apr-2018 to 19:50

    Obama accepts Mandela lecture invite

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s Nelson Mandela Foundation has announced that they have invited former US President Barack Obama to give a lecture in honour of the late president of South Africa’s 100th anniversary of his birth.

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    28-Mar-2018 to 21:05

    Gambia homes in on copyright protection

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia has moved closer to regulating and protection intellectual property rights and maximise the economic incentive for their authors after Tourism and Culture minister, Hamat Bah presided over the signing of a landmark copyright blueprint to that effect on Wednesday.

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    06-Mar-2018 to 19:02

    Senegal moots Black Civilization Museum for next year

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — A so-called Museum of Black Civilizations will be inaugurated in Senegal in the last quarter of 2018, Abdou Latif Coulibaly, the Minister of Culture said in Dakar on Tuesday.

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    01-Mar-2018 to 17:05

    Ethiopia: Turning epic battle mountains into tourist shrine

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism on Thursday unveiled a $9 million project to turn the chain of mountains where the historic battle of Adwa took place 122 years ago, into a tourist attraction.

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    27-Feb-2018 to 12:45

    Namibia’s Ovahimba cling to custom of sharing of wives despite dangers of HIV/AI...

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia, located in southwestern Africa, is a big country with a small population. With just over 2.7 million people and a population density of 2.6 per square kilometre, it is one of the least densely populated countries in the world.

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