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    • Mrs Anna Mkapa receives a token of appreciation from AWF CEO, Kaddu Sebunya at the launch of the Benjamin Mkapa African Wildlife Photography Awards
    • (From Left) Kaddu Sebunya, AWF CEO, Mrs Anna Mkapa, wife to the late Benjamin Mkapa, Mr. Andrew Wambari Kairu, KCB Group Chairman and DR.Kiprop Lagat, Director, Department of Culture, Ministry of Sports pose for a group photo at the launch of the Benjamin Mkapa African Wildlife Photography Awards
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AWF and Nature’s Best Photography Announce the Benjamin Mkapa African Wildlife Photography Awards Call for Entries

Mkapa Photography Awards Entrants have the opportunity to win cash, prizes, and awards totaling $30,000 USD

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) (www.AWF.org) and Nature’s Best Photography (NBP) have announced the official “Call for Entries” for the the Benjamin Mkapa African Wildlife Photography Awards. Competition participants will have through June 18, 2021 to submit photos for consideration by a panel of judges. Professional, Amateur, and Youth (18 and…

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Print on with Canon’s next generation MegaTank printers - where quality meets quantity

A high yield, high quality solution for photo printer shops, small businesses and fans of printing photos at home

Canon Europe (www.Canon-Europe.com) announces the expansion of its refillable ink tank colour printer range, with two new printers designed for high volume photo printing – the three-in-one PIXMA G640 and the single function PIXMA G540. Amine Djouahra, Sales and Marketing Director at Canon Central and North Africa says “With a…

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Canon commits to the Next Generation of Creative Storytellers with its Student Development Programme

Unrivalled access to inspirational lectures, talks and speakers, all taking place digitally for the second year in a row

World-class advice, portfolio reviews and one-on-one mentorship from esteemed industry professionals; unrivalled access to inspirational lectures, talks and speakers, all taking place digitally for the second year in a row. Canon Europe (www.Canon-Europe.com) is excited to announce the 2021 Canon Student Development Programme, now in its fifth consecutive year. Running from 1st – 4th September 2021, Canon…

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The Validation Workshop on the Revised African Union Plan of Action on Cultural and Creative Industries (CCIs) calls for the Ratification and Implementation of the Charter for African Cultural Renaissance

The Validation Workshop was organized to gather inputs from AU Member States experts and cultural and creative industries workers prior to its presentation for adoption to the AU Policy Organs

The AU Plan of Action on Cultural and Creative Industries (CCIs) (https://bit.ly/2PlmKyo) was adopted during the 2nd Session of the African Union Conference of Ministers of Culture (CAMC2) held in Algiers, Algeria in 2008. The AU Plan of Action on Cultural and Creative Industries is a revised edition of the Dakar…

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Mali and UNESCO to receive a “symbolic euro” in token reparation for the heritage of Timbuktu

The reparation, which will take place in a ceremony in Bamako, will give effect to the sentence passed in 2017 by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi

The International Criminal Court (ICC) will today hand over a symbolic euro to the Government of Mali and UNESCO for damage inflicted on the people of Mali people and the international community by the destruction of cultural properties in Timbuktu in 2012. The reparation, which will take place in a…

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Women Trailblazers – Choose to Challenge

Africa’s women photographers – putting gender equality in focus

In Africa, a continent where gender inequality is already a serious threat to development, Covid-19 is further impacting economic opportunities for women. At the March edition of Canon’s Africa Frontiers of Innovation series, four leading women shared how they choose to challenge barriers in business and the arts to succeed…

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Orange is launching season 2 of “Y’Africa”, the TV show for African culture

Building on the success of season 1, “Y’Africa” is returning this autumn with a new season, which will be broadcast on fifteen African national channels, on YouTube and adapted as a podcast

Painters, photographers, sculptors, choreographers, stylists and musicians - African culture is packed with young talent from a wide range of disciplines. “Y’Africa”, a contraction of “Africa Ya lelo” or “Africa today” in Lingala, is a TV series which puts emerging artists in the spotlight. Each episode presents a portrait of three…

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Communiquė of the 2nd Virtual Forum of the African Union Ministers Responsible for Arts, Culture, and Heritage on the Launch of the AU Concept Note and Roadmap on the Theme of the Year for 2021

The Forum was aimed at presenting, discussing and launching the AU Theme of the Year for 2021

I.Introduction WE, the Ministers responsible for Arts, Culture and Heritage from the following African Union (AU) Member States, met virtually on Thursday 25 March 2021. The Opening Session of the Ministerial Virtual Forum was addressed by H.E. Amira Elfadil, Commissioner for Health, Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development, by Mr. Dimitri…

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The 2nd Virtual Forum of the African Union Ministers Responsible for Arts, Culture, and Heritage on the Launch of the AU Concept Note and Roadmap on the Theme of the Year for 2021

The AU theme of the year for 2021 was adopted by the AU Policy Organs as; ‘Arts, Culture and Heritage: Levers for Building the Africa We want

The African Union Commission convened the 2nd Virtual Forum of Minsters responsible for Arts, Culture and Heritage to present, discuss and launch the Concept Note and Roadmap of the Theme of the Year for 2021. On behalf of H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the AU Commission, the Commissioner for…

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Canon opens first ever Redline Challenge to amateur photographers with kit prize worth over €14k

Hosted by vlogger and photographer, Kai Wong, an inspiring line-up of Canon Ambassadors will share pro insights, tips, and tricks to help master each Redline Challenge brief

Canon Europe (www.Canon-Europe.com) announces the launch of Redline Challenge (http://bit.ly/3cdybRn) a brand new competition for amateur photographers to push their craft, challenge their creativity and test their technical know-how. Hosted by vlogger and photographer, Kai Wong, an inspiring line-up of Canon Ambassadors will share pro insights, tips, and tricks to…