Source: Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) |

“The 12th International Cultural Festival of Miniature and Decorative Arts” was held in Algeria

A great number of artists and academicians participated in the festival, organized by the Ministry of Culture and Arts of Algeria with contributions from TİKA

The 12th International Cultural Festival of Miniature and Decorative Arts organized within the Ministry of Culture of Algeria in Tlemcen which is one of the historical cities of Algeria was held from 19 to 24 November 2022 with contributions from Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA). A great number of…

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Canon and Uganda Press Photo Awards (UPPA) Announce 2022 Winners Under Miraisha Programme to Intensify Visual Arts in Africa

The winners were announced at a glittering awards ceremony in Uganda

Canon (www.Canon-CNA.com) bolsters its commitment to youth education and empowerment in Africa by joining hands with Uganda Press Photo Awards (UPPA) for the eleventh edition of the awards. In line with intensifying efforts to strengthen education and empowerment of youth in Africa, Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) in collaboration with…

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Boomplay and France’s Generations Radio in Partnership to Promote African Music

The partnership establishes the Top Africa Charts show as the first ever African music charts show on mainstream radio in France

Boomplay (www.Boomplay.com),  Africa's largest music streaming platform, has partnered with Generations Radio, France's premier syndicated Hip Hop and Soul radio station, to launch the Top Africa Charts show to promote African music and spotlight African artists. The partnership establishes the Top Africa Charts show as the first ever African music…

Source: Parliament of the Republic of Uganda |

Uganda: President asks House to reconsider Museum and Monuments Act

The Deputy Speaker, Hon. Thomas Taybewa, read out the President’s letter giving his reservations to the Act declaring Kilembe Mines a protected area

President Museveni has withheld his assent and sent the Museum and Monuments Act 2022 back to Parliament for reconsideration. The Museum and Monuments Act, which seeks to consolidate and reform the law relating to cultural and natural heritage; to strengthen the administrative structures for the effective management of the cultural…

Source: Department of Foreign Affairs, Republic of the Philippines |

Filipino Products, Culture, and Cuisine Showcased at the 5th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Festival in Kenya

The ASEAN Festival is among the flagship activities of the four-member ANC aimed at increasing ASEAN visibility and awareness among the Kenyan public

The Philippine Embassy in Nairobi, as part of the ASEAN Nairobi Committee (ANC), joined the Embassies/High Commission of Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand in organizing the 5th ASEAN Festival in Kenya on 19 November 2022 at the Two Rivers Mall in Nairobi. The ASEAN Festival is among the flagship activities of the…

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The Royal Thai Embassy presents the cultures of Thailand at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Festival in Kenya

Among the many activities in the event was a fashion show showcasing traditional fabrics from ASEAN countries, designed and performed by students from Kenyatta University

On 19 November 2022, the Royal Thai Embassy in Nairobi together with the Indonesian Embassy, the Philippines Embassy, and the Malaysian High Commission, under the umbrella of ASEAN Nairobi Committee (ANC), participated the ASEAN Festival 2022 held at Two Rivers Mall in Nairobi, with the aim of promoting awareness of…

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Sudanese Businessmen's Participation in the Yogyakarta Craft Art Exhibition Encourages Increased Cooperation in the Indonesian Sudanese Creative Economy

Sudanese businessmen greatly admire the craftsmanship of the Indonesian MSME actors

The Indonesian Embassy in Khartoum, in collaboration with the Sudanese Sharia Economic Community (MES), has facilitated business contacts and the participation of 2 Sudanese business people in organizing the Craft Arts Tourism, Trade and Investment Exhibition and Business Match organized by the DI Yogyakarta Regional Government on 17 s.d. November…

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Idris Elba to Join in Conversation at the Creative Africa Nexus Weekend in Abidjan

Elba is an award winning actor, musician, filmmaker and philanthropist, well-known for roles such as Nelson Mandela

The Creative Africa Nexus Weekend (CANEX WKND 2022) (https://www.CANEX.Africa), taking place from 25 – 27 November 2022 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, will feature international superstar Idris Elba. The actor is scheduled for the “When giants speak” Fireside Chat on Saturday 26 November, among other activities. Idris Elba will bring his…

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APO Group Promotes Loanette Boshoff to Vice President of People and Culture, Demonstrating its People-First Values and Mission to Secure and Retain Top Talent

South African Loanette is an expert global talent management leader with over 20 years’ experience

APO Group (http://www.APO-opa.com), the leading Pan-African communications consultancy and press release distribution service, is delighted to announce the promotion of Loanette Boshoff to Vice President of People and Culture. South African Loanette is an expert global talent management leader with over 20 years’ experience. She has worked as the Recruitment…

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The iconic Mandela Remembrance Walk and Run is back; And you can enter virtually where ever you are!

The event honours the contribution of the global human rights icon, Nelson Mandela and commemorates his passing at the age of 95 in December 2013

The Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) (https://www.NelsonMandela.org) and the Gauteng Department of Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation (SACR) proudly present the 9th edition ‘Mandela Remembrance Walk & Run’ at the Union Buildings, Tshwane, on Sunday 11th December 2022. Firmly becoming one of South Africa’s major social and recreational, the event honours…