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European Union Delegation to Sierra Leone Celebrates A Colourful Europe Day 2019

Guests were pleasantly surprised by a flash mob dance performed by the teachers and students of the British International School

To celebrate the power of unity, cooperation and dialogue in Europe and around the world, more than 400 guests happily joined in the celebration of Europe Day 2019 at a reception held at Sierra Lighthouse. The EU Delegation had prepared a video for the occasion with messages on EU in…

Source: EU Delegation to Kenya |

The 28th European Film Festival: European and Kenyan Films, Masterclasses, Community Screenings & More from 4 to 26 May 2019

In addition to film screenings with European, African, and Kenyan films, the European Film Festival will include special engagements with invited European and Kenyan industry professionals

The 28th European Film Festival in Nairobi will take place from 4 to 26 May 2019. This follows a successful festival in 2018, which included over 40 feature length movies from 21 countries, Q&A Sessions with the film-makers, an exhibition on Portuguese cinema history, a concert and virtual reality screenings.…

Source: European Union Delegation to the African Union |

The Power of Art to Unite

Musicians from Europe and Africa in Addis Ababa to collaborate and co-create

On 2nd May 2019, MAISHA - Afro- European Music Experiment, the EU Delegation to the African Union, all artists will meet the Press. Starting April 25, 12 musicians with 10 different European and African nationalities are co-creating original musical pieces, giving workshops at local music schools and recording an LP…

Source: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Ireland |

Minister Cannon welcomes Africa Day 2019 Events across Ireland

Supported by Irish Aid at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Africa Day events will take place across the country

Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciarán Cannon T.D. has today welcomed the indication by ten local authorities across Ireland that they will either host or facilitate events and initiatives to mark Africa Day 2019. Supported by Irish Aid at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade,…

Source: European Union Delegation to the African Union |

EU endeavours to bridge people through art

'MAISHA – Afro-European Music Experiment' will kick off on 25 April 2019 with 12 musicians with 10 different European and African nationalities

Convinced of the power of art to unite, the EU Delegation to the African Union is organising a series of activities bringing together culture shapers from across Europe and Africa. 'MAISHA – Afro-European Music Experiment' will kick off on 25 April 2019 with 12 musicians with 10 different European and…

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Beer And Digital: A Story Of Co-Creation In Africa

The use of digital technology is on the rise in Africa, as proven by Tafel lager’s successful ‘Beat of Namibia’ campaign

Gone are the days when Africa had a reputation for lagging behind the rest of the world when it comes to the adoption of new technologies. Right now, the continent is experiencing a digital boom. At a number of African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) meetings, the subject of digital in Africa has been discussed…

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    • L-R: Amine Djouahra, Senior Sales & Marketing Manager - B2C, Canon CNA; Tushar Vashnavi, Senior Sales Manager - B2C, Canon CNA; Omotayo Omodia, Country Manager, Canon Nigeria; and Kunle Afolayan, award-winning Nigerian filmmaker and CEO, Golden Effects pictures at the Private Press screening of the movie ‘Mokalik’ in Lagos
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Canon and Golden Effects host private press screening for “MOKALIK”

The private screening had exclusive guest attendance including members of the media, key industry stakeholders, cast and crew

Canon Central and North Africa, (www.Canon-CNA.com) leader in imaging solutions, recently hosted a private press screening of Golden Effects Pictures latest movie ‘MOKALIK’. The private screening had exclusive guest attendance including members of the media, key industry stakeholders, cast and crew. Canon also showcased the full range of Professional Canon cameras…

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Virtuosity times two: "The Modern Cello-Piano Duo" in Windhoek

The two German musicians Christian Kröger (piano) and Daniel Sorour (cello) will present a programme that encompasses a brilliant mix of classical and modern pop music

On 16 March 2019, the German Embassy will present a concert by “The Modern Cello-Piano Duo” at 19h00 in the auditorium of the DHPS. The two German musicians Christian Kröger (piano) and Daniel Sorour (cello) will present a programme that encompasses a brilliant mix of classical and modern pop music.…

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Senegalese Mothers and Artists Use Art to Stop Their Children from Leaving

Since 2017, International Organisation for Migration (IOM), in partnership with African States, has supported the voluntary return of more than 55,000 West Africans who were stranded along migration routes

 “Leaving for success, for the honour of our mothers…This is only our mothers’ fault.” Marie Mané sings this refrain, repeated in unison by a chorus of 40 women gathered at the Monument de la Renaissance in Dakar.    This refrain is more than a song for these mothers, daughters and sisters. It is their anthem for the fight against irregular migration.  …

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Marriott Bonvoy kicks off Global Marketing Campaign to introduce New Travel Program

Expands Member Experiences through new Marketing Partnership with the World’s Most Recognizable Sports Team, Manchester United

Marriott International (www.Marriott.com) is launching a global marketing campaign introducing Marriott Bonvoy (MarriottBonvoy.com), the new name that replaces Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG). The campaign celebrates Marriott Bonvoy as a travel program with the tag line “Rewards Reimagined” through its 30 hotel brands, extraordinary experiences…