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African artistes nominated for four 2012 Grammy Awards

African artistes nominated for four 2012 Grammy Awards | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
Two Malian groups, Femi Kuti and Ladysmith Mambazo on the roll of honour (African artistes nominated for four 2012 Grammy Awards http://t.co/6KZbsamy via @sharethis...)...
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Design and Culture in Cape Town, South Africa :

Design and Culture in Cape Town, South Africa : | African Cultural News | Scoop.it

Cape Town has always been Africa's unofficial design capital and is marked by the ingenuity and entrepreneurial nature of its citizens – who make clever use of recycled materials, and produce cost-effective products which, ...


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Swaziland gets Africa's first female Anglican bishop, Ellinah Wamukoya - Washington Post

Times of SwazilandSwaziland gets Africa's first female Anglican bishop, Ellinah WamukoyaWashington PostEllinah Wamukoya, 61, was consecrated Saturday to serve as the church's bishop in Swaziland, a tiny, impoverished nation surrounded by South...
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Discovering African Art: Steve Mbatia

Discovering African Art: Steve Mbatia | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
Steve Mbatia was born in 1963 in Murang’a, Kenya, just a few years before the country’s Independence in 1965. He attended Thika High School and Kenya Polytechnic, before completing a Ba...
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MERCEDES BENZ AFRICA FASHION WEEK 2012 - STYLE TRIBE REVIEW

Mercedes Benz Africa Fashion Week united fashion elites and celebrities at Melrose Arch (24-28 October 2012) to view the latest offerings by the continents best designers. Although the rainy weather...
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Museum for African Art Benefit featuring Blitz the Ambassador at MIST Harlem

Museum for African Art Benefit featuring Blitz the Ambassador at MIST Harlem | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
On December 5, join the Museum for African Art celebrating a year with an evening of dancing, food, and music with a live performance by Brooklyn based hip hop (Museum for African Art Benefit featuring Blitz the Ambassador at MIST Harlem
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Kenya travel advice

Kenya travel advice | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
Latest travel advice for those travelling to Kenya. Includes information on entry requirements, security, local laws and health.
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Puppet Dancing in South Africa

An awesome phone capture sent by our own Profaci as he enjoys his hols out in South Africa. No profanitites, but dancing might be construed as 'adult'.
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Has the role of women in African culture really evolved? « The ...

Has the role of women in African culture really evolved? « The ... | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
The role of an African woman is thoroughly explored in Changes by Ama Ata Aidoo. In novels such as Things Fall Apart and Xala women are not individual beings; they are seen as a product or an extension of their husbands.
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New organization celebrates African culture

By Janiece Peterson | Campus Co-Editor From joloff rice to fufu, music and religion, African culture can be seen everywhere throughout the world,...
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What Art Crime Says About South African Art Market

What Art Crime Says About South African Art Market | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
Art Market Analysis by Nic Forrest (RT @artmarketman: What Art Crime Says About South African Art Market - http://t.co/sVgGFX7B http://t.co/Tzh2cUB1...)...
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The UrbanCollective presents global African experience during Art Basel with Art Africa Miami Arts Fair - Blogging Black Miami

The UrbanCollective presents global African experience during Art Basel with Art Africa Miami Arts Fair - Blogging Black Miami | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
A grand exhibition tent next to the historic Lyric Theatre in Overtown will be the setting for the second annual Art Africa Miami Arts Fair. This year’s exhibition will host over 50 contemporary artists from the Global African Diaspora in...
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The rapid erosion of African Culture following acquisition of western culture by Africans

Nigerian Observer Website, Nigerian Observer Newspaper (Chief Francis Ulinfun [on] the rapid erosion of #African #Culture following acquisition of western culture by Africans http://t.co/y6VdjWLV...)...
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African Festivals 2013 « Overlanding Africa Blog

African Festivals 2013 « Overlanding Africa Blog | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
Delve into an African cultural discovery by experiencing one of the amazing African Festivals 2013 has to offer.
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After 20 years, more than 1,000 Burundians returning home every day

After 20 years, more than 1,000 Burundians returning home every day | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
The pace of UNHCR-assisted returns from Tanzania picks up for former refugees, with nearly 30,000 yet to return.
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25 Amazing Pictures of Africa - Two Weeks to TravelTwo Weeks to Travel

25 Amazing Pictures of Africa - Two Weeks to TravelTwo Weeks to Travel | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
Africa has always seemed like an incredibly magical place to me. ITo inspire your travel wanderlust for Africa, check out some of these amazing pictures.
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Selected Works from the Collection of the National Museum of African Art: Volume 1

Selected Works from the Collection of the National Museum of African Art: Volume 1 | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
Selected Works from the Collection of the National Museum of African Art: Volume 1.
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STOP POACHING THE ELEPHANTS IN AFRICA FOR THE SALE OF THEIR IVORY TO CHINA - The Petition Site

TO STOP THE SALE OF IVORY TO CHINA! ...
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The Incarnate Being Phenomenon in African Culture | Igala ...

The Incarnate Being Phenomenon in African Culture | Igala ... | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
The book will adequately provide resource material for students, scholars, researchers and students to Social/Cultural Anthropology, Sociology, Philosophy, Religious Studies, History and African Studies within Africa, ...
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SA teen takes Roof of Africa victory - SouthAfrica.info

Wade Young, at 16 years of age, became the youngest ever winner of the Roof of Africa, an extreme enduro famed as being one of the toughest challenges in the sport, by outriding an experienced field filled with experienced and world class...
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Festival in city park celebrates African culture - Daily Progress: News

Hundreds of people came out to Booker T. Washington Park despite Saturday's heat to participate in the 23rd annual African American Cultural Arts Festival.
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Tekedia » Preserving African Cultural Heritage Using eBooks

Tekedia » Preserving African Cultural Heritage Using eBooks | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
Africa's rich and diverse culture must be preserved for posterity; in the words of Gandhi “A nation's culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.” From Dakar to the Horn of Africa and from Cape Town to Alexandria, ...
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26 of the most stunning spots in Africa

26 of the most stunning spots in Africa | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
Camera? Passport? Unbridled sense of adventure and keen to make others envious?
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What is African Art? - Art van Africa - Artisanal African Art and Jewelry

What is African Art? - Art van Africa - Artisanal African Art and Jewelry | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
To those outside of South Africa, and even to many of its people, it is a rarely-known fact that the oldest known “art studio” was uncovered in a cave near Cape Town.  The prehistoric s...
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ORIGINAL SOUTH AFRICAN ART BY ERNA WADE: High Profile ...

ORIGINAL SOUTH AFRICAN ART BY ERNA WADE: High Profile ... | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
My process is one of overlaying colour in several layers. I start off with a pencil drawing made using a rough grid dividing the page in sixteen squares. I then lay in the main areas of colour with fairly wet watercolour with a 1/2 ...
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