CULTURE

11-Feb-2020 to 11:35

UAE to build Mauritanian Arts Institute

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The United Arab Emirates, on Monday, pledged to build a Mauritanian arts institute in Nouakchott, the first of its kind in the country.

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27-Jan-2020 to 20:49

Africa poised to repossess its cultural heritage

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — With the return of its cultural artifacts that had either been donated or looted during colonization, Africa is set out to rediscover its cultural heritage.

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25-Jan-2020 to 10:46

Ghana: Judges' colonial-era wigs won't be retired!

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Last month Ghana’s new Chief Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah caused a stir when he stated categorically that ceremonial wigs and gowns as worn by judges will not be retired despite a groundswell of public opinion demanding for this to happen.

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25-Dec-2019 to 11:23

Banjul: The lost capital of Christmas fairies!

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — In years gone by, Banjul used to enjoy a special reputation as a bustling hub for activities organised around Christmas and New Year festivities animated by fairies.

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12-Dec-2019 to 10:28

UNESCO inscribes Ethiopian epiphany as intangible cultural heritage

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has inscribed Ethiopian epiphany on its lists of intangible cultural heritage.

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09-Dec-2019 to 20:54

Iconic art against corruption unveiled in Kigali

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Monday unveiled the stunning iconic work of art located in Kimihurura, a suburb of Kigali, marking the celebration of the International Anti-corruption Day held on December 9 every year.

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03-Dec-2019 to 15:57

Mauritania's archaeological sites listed as ISESCO Heritage

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Five new Mauritanian archaeological sites have been added to the heritage list of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), APA learned Tuesday from the Mauritanian Ministry of Culture.

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