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Applications are open for the second international
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Art scholarships in Mexico.

The Mexican government through its embassies in East Africa is offering scholarships in 2008 for plastic artists (sculptors and artists working with materials that can be moulded or modulated, such as...
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Nairobi gallery walk.

Nairobi-based cultural organisation AfricanColours is organising a tour of some of Nairobi
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Pan-African short film competition.

Young African filmmakers are invited to take part in a short-film competition exploring the challenges facing the African continent and the ways in which Africans have and have not risen to meet them....
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Phoenix Players call for help.

Ian Mbugua, director of the Phoenix Players, has launched an appeal for help as dwindling attendance figures threaten the future of the leading semi-professional repertory theatre company in Nairobi....
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Lola Kenya Screen.

Organisers of Lola Kenya Screen, Africa
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Silence at WSF in memory of Kapuscinski.

Delegates at the World Social Forum (WSF) in Nairobi held a minute
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African Photo Retrospective award.

The African Photo Retrospective 2005/06 award organised by the foreign correspondents association of East Africa (FCAEA) has been won by Nairobi-based freelance photographer Georgina Cranston with her...
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Promoting Kenyan national unity.

Kenya National Commission on Human Rights and the National Museums of Kenya have signed a memorandum of understanding to create an exhibition on the countrys struggle for independence, the East Africa...
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East Africa Kiswahili Council agreed.

Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania have agreed to form a joint Kiswahili council to promote linguistic and cultural cooperation in the region. The creation of the body, called BarazaLa Kswahili la Afrika Mash...
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New murals in Nairobi.

The new mural in River Road in the central business district is by Kenyan artists John Kamicha, Simon Muriithi, Faith Nancy and Jeff Wambugu. The work in black and white spray paint on a corrugated ir...
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African drama prizes 2006.

Kenyan writer John Rugoiyo Gichukis radio play Eternal, Forever is the winner of the BBCs African playwriting competition for 2006. The science-fiction drama is set in the United States of Africa in t...
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Artists united for Korogocho.

Musicians, dancers, puppeteers, acrobats, actors and other performing artists from all over Nairobi are to gather in Korogocho slum northeast of the city centre for an arts festival on 16 April, Easte...
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City Museum gets facelift.

The Nairobi Museum has closed for extensive restructuring and expansion as part of an 8 million European Union-sponsored programme to improve museum facilities in Kenya. The project, which includes im...


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