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Nairobi What's on

Kenya garden visit.

22 Sept 2007. Members of the Kenya Horticultural Society (KHS) are invited to a meeting in the garden of Mr and Mrs Kamla Sikand in Westlands, which they designed themselves. The 1.5 acre plot contain...
Accra What's on

Art to combat HIV stigma.

22 Jan-2 Feb 2007. The Foundation for Contemporary Art in Ghana (FCA) is organising a ten-day workshop for 20 member artists around the theme of HIV and the stigma attached to the virus. Participants...
Addis Ababa What's on

Wildlife society events.

10 Dec 2006-28 Jan 2007. The Ethiopian wildlife and natural history society has a full calendar of events over the festive period. On 10 Dec society members are invited to climb Mount Yerer (3,000 m)...
Addis Ababa What's on

Health for expats in Ethiopia.

7 Nov 2006. Meeting to explore health issues for expatriates living and working in Ethiopia. Every first Tues of the month. Next meeting 5 Dec.
Nairobi What's on

DR Congo after the elections.

16 Oct 2006. The Alliance Franaise in Nairobi hosts a screening of Raoul Pecks film Lumumba (2002) followed by a debate on the political future of the Democratic Republic of Congo organised by the for...
Maputo What's on

Communication for Development forum in Mbabane.

10-14 Oct 2006. Filmmakers, distributors and other related organisations meet in the Swazi capital Mbabane to screen and debate selected film and video productions at the tenth annual Southern Africa...
Accra What's on

The Bell Photograph Archive.

17 Oct-18 Dec 2006. Alf Bremer, a German expert in photo digitalisation, editing and layout, leads a workshop in the identification, restoration and editing of selected photographs from the Bell Photo...
Accra What's on

Crossing Borders meeting.

21 Sept 2006. Participants in the Crossing Borders project read from their work on the theme of African proverbs and their meanings. Crossing Borders is a pan-African initiative organised by the Briti...
Nairobi What's on

Book reading at the Goethe Institut.

21 Sept 2006. Mumbi Kaigwa and Birgit Virnich will read from Juli Zehs dbut novel Eagles and Angels (Adler und Engel, 2001), a tale of obsessive love and underworld dealings set against a backdrop of...
Accra What's on

Macmillan Writers Prize 2005/6 awards ceremony.

28 Sept 2006. Macmillan Writers Prize for Africa prize winners Elizabeth Irene Baitie and Enoch Yaw Mensah, both from Ghana, will receive their awards at a special ceremony at the British Council in A...

Democrats Dinner 10/7 Rome

DemocratsAbroad Oct.7 benefit supporting www.VoteFromAbroad.org, "YOU are The Decider". Dinner, special guests, Capitoline Hill and terrace overlooking Roman Forum. events@democratsrome.org


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Maputo What's on

Sukuma leads music workshop.

19 July 2006. Popular Mozambican musician Stewart Sukuma leads a workshop under the title Nurturing the Mozambican imagination. Guests Dr Salomao Manhica, director of the Mozambique national institute...
Accra What's on

Art in Aktion in Bolgatanga.

21 June-7 July 2006. Contemporary women artists from Ghana and Burkina Faso are at the Sand Gardens Hotel in Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region of Ghana for a two-week international art workshop orga...
Maputo What's on

Fte de la musique, Maputo.

21 June 2006. Yacine, Spoon, Villaterry, Top One Band and others will be performing live in the gardens of the French-Mozambican cultural centre in Maputo for the 25th edition of the Fte de la musique...
Nairobi What's on

Morning Rain the poetry of Imani.

15 March 2006. Musician and poet Imani Woomera launches her debut album and book entitled Morning Rain: the Poetry of Imani in the auditorium of the Alliance Francaise in Nairobi. Born in Hawaii and r...
Accra What's on

Made in Ghana.

17 March 2006. Makeba L. Boateng and Patrick T. Ehlah present traditional and original fabrics and fashion designs. Participants in a British Council-sponsored African cultural heritage workshop in Za...
Addis Ababa What's on

St Patrick's Day charity ball.

18 March 2006. The Irish society of Ethiopia is holding its annual charity ball to mark St Patricks Day on 17 March. The event at the Sheraton Addis features Irish rock fiddler Steve Wickham of Waterb...
Accra What's on

Eclipse breakfast.

29 March 2006. At around 09.10 on 29 March Accra will experience a total eclipse of the sun, when the moon passes in front of the sun, completely blocking out its rays. The British Council is inviting...


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