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    • Kenya condolences after Annan demise

      APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta has condoled family, friends and relatives of the late former UN Secretary-General and Nobel Laureate Kofi Annan, who passed away on Saturday morning.

    • Mozambique media fees attract criticism

      APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) has warned that the imposition of licensing fees on the country’s mass media must not compromise the fundamental right of the...

    • Gambia FA chief re-elected despite rival's boycott

      APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The head of The Gambia Football Federation Lamin Kaba Bajo has been returned to office in controversial fashion after his challenger Malick Sillah withdrew from the election.

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    16-Aug-2018 to 19:50

    eSwatini sisters open clothing brand in Taiwan

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Two sisters who were born and raised in eSwatini have opened a cultural clothing brand in Taiwan where they design and sell Swati-inspired items, APA learnt on Thursday.

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    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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