CULTURE

01-Jul-2020 to 09:43

Ethiopia: Thursday set for assassinated singer's burial

APA-Addis Ababa (Ehiopia) — Hachalu Hundessa, the famed Ethiopian singer who was assassinated on Monday will be laid to rest in his hometown of Ambo, in the Oromia region on Thursday, APA has learnt Wednesday.

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29-Jun-2020 to 11:19

Ivorian comedian Lance Toure dies in Abidjan

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — Ivorian actor Lancine Toure, also known as Lance Toure died in Abidjan on Sunday after a long illness, APA can report on Monday from his family.

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09-Jun-2020 to 18:46

Morocco discovers ancient stone-shaping technique

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — A Moroccan-French scientific team has just discovered a new technique which goes back to a million years, on the “Thomas I” archaeological site in Casablanca, in the ancient phases of the Acheulean civilization in Africa.

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27-May-2020 to 17:34

Guinea in low-key send-off for late Mory Kante

APA - Conakry (Guinea) — A low-key funeral punctuated by Mandingo songs has been held in the Guinean capital Conakry to pay final tribute to the legendary musician Mory Kante, who died last Friday of chronic illness at the age of 70.

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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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