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Arusha News

The Knowledge Art Festival in Arusha

The Knowledge Art & Networking festival, hosted in Arusha was a success. The festival saw decent participation from the public, euphoria that culminated in street processions around the city. Fr...
Cape Town News

Cape Town creates water parks

Cape Town residents keep cool with fun “spray parks”. Cape Town has opened five recreational “spray parks” to keep the city's residents cool during the hot summer days. The innovative parks – de...
Cape Town News

Second Cape Town Electronic Music Festival

The second edition of the Cape Town Electronic Music Festival (CTEMF) takes place from 15-17 February at the V&A Waterfront. Festival organisers say they wish to build on the success of the ina...
Cape Town News

Cape Town carnival has new venue

The 2012 carnival in Cape Town Carnival is being relocated to The Fanwalk from Long Street, where it was held for the last two years. Organisers of the event, which takes place on 24 March, are mo...
Cape Town News

James Bond fever in Cape Town

Cape Town is hoping that the new James Bond movie is to be filmed in the city. The 23rd Bond film was supposed to have been shot on location in India but was abandoned when official sanctions took...
Nairobi News

Kenya to promote film industry

A government initiative to promote Kenya's broadcast and film industry has been established by the country
Accra News

Ghana film makers go to Cannes

The recipients of the inaugural Ghana Movie Awards are to attend the 64th edition of the Cannes International Film Festival running from 11-22 May. Recently Canale France International (CFI), one of t...
Cape Town News

Cape Town gets ready for 2011

Cape Town is set for its usual New Year festivities but this year is up against new alcohol regulations, warnings of high winds and fire alerts. The city has issued zero tolerance warnings for fir...
Nairobi News

Nairobi: Reform of Kenya’s drinking laws

Under Kenya's reformed Alcoholic Drinks and Control Act, the sale of alcohol is to be prohibited before 17.00 on weekdays and 14.00 on weekends, and after 23.00 every night. While the laws were announ...
Dar Es Salaam News

Kihansi Toad population doubles in Dar es Salaam

Following the return of the critically endangered Kihansi Spray Toads from specialist zoos in the United States to Tanzania two months ago, their numbers in the University of Dar es Salaam
Dar Es Salaam News

Expansion of Kunduchi Water Park

The company which owns the largest water park in east and central Africa, Kunduchi Wet n' Wild Water Park north of Dar es Salaam, has begun a major expansion of the complex. Managing director of Kundu...
Lagos News

Lagos Carnival 2010

The first edition of the Lagos carnival is on 3-5 April. The programme includes a beauty pageant on 3 April, a children
Lagos News


Musicians and performers from west Africa are to embark on a six-month tour of key cities in Nigeria to entertain young Nigerians and foster talent.
Arusha News

Arusha braces for BBC filming.

Arusha residents could soon be picking their way past camera crews and over transmission cables if filming of the new British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) comedy drama
Accra News

Ghana Music Awards 2008.

The annual Ghana Music Awards festival takes place in Accra from 24-27 April. As in previous years nominated musicians from across the country will be competing in 26 categories including song of the...


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