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Nairobi News

Top Museums and Art Galleries in Nairobi

Looking for the best museums and art galleries in Nairobi? Check out listing to find out where the most important and well known are. The Nairobi National MuseumStanding on Museum hill within the cit...
Cairo News

Outdoor libraries for Cairo commuters

Place A Book, Take A Book project promotes reading in Cairo.Three mini outdoor libraries, housed in wooden cabinets, have appeared on streets in downtown Cairo in recent months.The Place A Book, Take...
Accra News

Accra partners with city's orchestra

Accra Symphony Orchestra to collaborate with city under new deal.The city administration of Accra has partnered with the Accra Symphony Orchestra (ASO) to promote African and Ghanaian musicians and "i...
Cairo News

Cairo displays previously unseen King Tut treasures

Ancient artefacts on display at Egyptian Museum in Cairo.Previously unseen treasures from King Tutankhamun's tomb have been put on display at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo following analysis by a team...
Cape Town News

Major African art museum to open in Cape Town

Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa to open on 22 September. The much-anticipated Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa will open to the public at the V&A Waterfront on 22 September, making...
Cairo News

King Tut relics move to Grand Egyptian Museum

Artefacts begin transfer to new facility near Giza Pyramids. A gilded funerary bed and chariot from Tutankhamun’s tomb have been transferred from the existing Egyptian Museum in Cairo to the new Gr...
Lagos News

Lagos celebrates last 50 days of jubilee

Lagos at 50 events take place from 8 April until 27 May. The final celebration of Lagos State’s Golden Jubilee will last for 50 days, beginning on 8 April and ending on 27 May, according to the Lag...
Cairo News

Cairo International Women’s Film Festival marks ten years

Annual festival spotlights films from Switzerland and Denmark. The Cairo International Women’s Film Festival, which screens international and local films on important social, cultural and political...
Cape Town News

Cape Town street art festival

International Public Art Festival hits Cape Town streets in mid February. South Africa’s first International Public Art Festival (IPAF), featuring a programme designed to teach, create and showcase...
Lagos News

National Theatre in Lagos to be renovated

British Council to run major theatrical workshop at Lagos Theatre. Nigeria's National Theatre in Lagos is to be renovated by the federal government and Lagos State, according to the nation's cultur...
Accra News

New contemporary art space for Accra

Accra multi-purpose art complex to open in March. Accra is set to open a new permanent contemporary art space on 4 March, coinciding with the 60th anniversary of Ghana’s independence from Britain i...
Cairo News

Cairo reopens Museum of Islamic Art

Islamic art museum reopened three years after car bombing. The Museum of Islamic Art in central Cairo jas been reopened, three years after the 19th-century Egyptian institution was damaged extensiv...
Cairo News

Grand Egyptian Museum to open in May 2018

State-of-the-art Cairo museum nears completion. The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) near the Giza pyramids in southwest Cairo is scheduled to open in May 2018, according to the project's management com...
Cairo News

Cairo International Film Festival dedicated to Abdel-Aziz

Annual film festival to screen over 200 movies. The Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF), which opens on 15 November, is dedicated to the recently deceased Egyptian actor Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz....
Accra News

First Ghana Writers Awards to be presented in Accra

Annual scheme to promote Ghanaian literature. The prizewinners of the first edition of the Ghana Writers Awards (GWA), an annual awards scheme to promote Ghanaian literature particularly among youn...
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