CULTURE

28-Nov-2019 to 09:37

Rwandan genocide movie to be screened in Washington

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — One of the movies based on the Rwandan struggle against genocide dubbed 'The 600' will be screened on 5 December at Arent Fox LLP in Washington DC, the country's embassy in US confirmed Wednesday.

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31-Oct-2019 to 19:16

eSwatini king goes into three-month annual seclusion

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini’s King Mswati III has gone into seclusion to observe the annual Incwala ceremony., APA can report on Thursday.

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01-Oct-2019 to 13:22

Chad’s tradition of tontines thrives among workers

APA - Ndjamena (Chad) — Until now, women in Chad were the ones controlling the tontines, particularly among civil servants and private sector workers who are increasingly using this rotating contribution formula to meet their needs.

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25-Sep-2019 to 07:15

Ramaphosa affirms language equality in South Africa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government “is doing everything to promote and preserve all languages spoken in the country,” President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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13-Sep-2019 to 10:29

Ethiopia celebrates New Year

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopians across the nations on Thursday celebrated the beginning of the new year otherwise called 'Enkutatash'.

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11-Sep-2019 to 16:43

Senegal: Where local soaps outshine foreign telenovelas

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — In recent years, local television series in Senegal have managed something of a big resurgence, casting a shadow on foreign soap operas, which enjoyed success in the past.

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11-Sep-2019 to 16:04

Botswana under UN pressure to sign cultural rights treaty

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues, Fernand de Varennes has expressed disappointment at Botswana’s failure to sign the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR).

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