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Ellinah Wamukoya becomes Africa's first Anglican woman bishop - BBC News

Ellinah Wamukoya becomes Africa's first Anglican woman bishop - BBC News | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
BBC NewsEllinah Wamukoya becomes Africa's first Anglican woman bishopBBC NewsEllinah Wamukoya, 61, will serve as the church's bishop in the small, conservative kingdom of Swaziland.
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The Fight for Women's Land Rights in Uganda

The Fight for Women's Land Rights in Uganda | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
Customary and inheritance laws make it difficult for Ugandan women to own land, but are attitudes beginning to shift?
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Explore African Art

Explore African Art | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
Welcome to Explore African Art where you will find amazing African delineation at reasonable costs. Every last trace of the artistic creations you see here are hand painted in Africa by exceptional...
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First Lady honors African Culture Connection and 11 other youth programs - Examiner.com

First Lady honors African Culture Connection and 11 other youth programs - Examiner.com | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
Examiner.comFirst Lady honors African Culture Connection and 11 other youth programsExaminer.comTo encourage people to increase their knowledge of African culture, using traditional African arts that relate to the values and principles of...
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Mali : Fulani Baby Naming Ceremony in Bamako - SocioLingo Africa

We left around 6.30 for the baptism of a Fulani baby born 7 days ago. We had to be there before dawn. I am exhausted and the day is only just started!

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Africa: Does South Africa Really Understand Africa? - AllAfrica.com

Africa: Does South Africa Really Understand Africa? - AllAfrica.com | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
Africa: Does South Africa Really Understand Africa?AllAfrica.comSouth Africa has spent over a decade defining itself as different from the rest of Africa.
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Africa Unchained: 'Arms to Art'

Africa Unchained: 'Arms to Art' | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
Arms into Art is an ongoing exhibition of sculptures made from old weapons by Mozambique artists. After 17 years of civil war Mozambique was awash with weapons so a scheme called “Transformacao de Armas en Enxadas ...
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Dance Africa Dance » Riverside Parramatta

Dance Africa Dance » Riverside Parramatta | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
#African #Dance extravaganza - 30th November 2012, @RiversideParra http://t.co/WUS6q4cU #art #multicultural #show http://t.co/jLOUaTGY...
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Museum for African Art's Page - SOCIETY HAE

Museum for African Art's Page - SOCIETY HAE | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
On December 5, 2012, the Museum for African Art's young patron's group (Emerging Leaders for African Art) will host a year-end celebration featuring a live performance by Ghanaian-born, Brooklyn-based hip-hop artist Blitz ...
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African cultural celebration electrifies Charlotte - CL Charlotte

African cultural celebration electrifies Charlotte - CL Charlotte | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
CL CharlotteAfrican cultural celebration electrifies CharlotteCL CharlotteThe performances at African Arts & Culture Event, presented by AKA Creative, began with the soulful sounds of South African opera, followed by a traditional drum call that...
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Mali : African Art Is Under Threat in Djenne-Djenno

Mali : African Art Is Under Threat in Djenne-Djenno | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
In Djenne-Djenno in sub-Saharan Africa, theft and fighting have left many archaeological sites open to looting and outright destruction. (Is legacy of African art in peril?
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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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New colours on the African cinema calendar

New colours on the African cinema calendar | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
Addis Ababa steps on stage with a new film festival (RT @africareview: New colours on the African cinema calendar http://t.co/Vivj5tRg #Arts #Culture...)...
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Aftrica's Modern Day Witch Hunt

Aftrica's Modern Day Witch Hunt | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
Accusations of sorcery still drive women from their homes in Africa.
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The West African Griot

The West African Griot | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
In West Africa, griots are artisans responsible for keeping the time-honored traditions alive through music and storytelling with the kora (GLOBAL CULTURE: The West African Griot http://t.co/4dPUl5PL...
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ON THE STAGE: The Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra - BDlive

ON THE STAGE: The Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra - BDlive | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
BDliveON THE STAGE: The Johannesburg Philharmonic OrchestraBDliveIT WOULD be a tragic day for the South African arts scene if the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra had to snap shut its violin cases and close up shop for good.
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Lamu cultural festival ends successfully | African Safari Adventure Blog

Lamu cultural festival ends successfully | African Safari Adventure Blog | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
There were over 30000 both local and international tourists who participated in the 2012 Lamu Cultural Festival which just ended yesterday. This event lasted.
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Abuja Carnival - Minister Urges Stakeholders to Harness Potentials - AllAfrica.com

Abuja Carnival - Minister Urges Stakeholders to Harness Potentials - AllAfrica.com | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
Osun DefenderAbuja Carnival - Minister Urges Stakeholders to Harness PotentialsAllAfrica.comThe Minister observed that Nigeria remain the largest reservoir of African Cultures and hence, the need for the organizers of the Abuja Carnival to draw...
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The Top Seven Human Evolution Discoveries From Tanzania ...

The Top Seven Human Evolution Discoveries From Tanzania ... | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
The pair made several discoveries at Tanzania's Olduvai Gorge in the 1950s and 1960s that inspired other anthropologists to come to East Africa in search of human ancestors. Here's a look at some of the most important ...
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Department: Arts and Culture, South Africa

Department: Arts and Culture, South Africa | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
Speech by the Minister of arts and culture, Paul Mashatile, at the 2012 South African literary awards http://t.co/O1Br08gO...
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Museum for African Art: Year-end Celebration Featuring a Special ...

Museum for African Art: Year-end Celebration Featuring a Special ... | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
Live concert | Silent auction | DJ | Open bar | Hors d'oeuvres & dessert Join the Museum for African Art at MIST Harlem to celebrate the past year wi…...
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Anglicans ordain Africa's first woman bishop | The Raw Story

Anglicans ordain Africa's first woman bishop | The Raw Story | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
JOHANNESBURG — The Anglican Church of Southern Africa has ordained the first woman bishop on the African continent, officials said Monday, in a historic move that comes as the Church of England in London prepares to ...
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Using ICT to promote and protect African culture and traditions | CoZa Cares Foundation

Using ICT to promote and protect African culture and traditions | CoZa Cares Foundation | African Cultural News | Scoop.it
In Part 3 of the opinion piece by Gaston Donnat Bappa, which was originally published in The eLearning Africa 2012 Report, he discusses the implications of 21st century technological progress for the perpetuation of traditional African cultures.
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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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