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Morocco’s king urges safeguard of cultural heritage of nations

The Arab Weekly 29 Nov 2022
Selected as the capital of African culture and the Islamic world in 2022, Rabat’s ... The Moroccan king also announced on Monday the setting up of a national centre for the intangible cultural heritage to enable the North African kingdom to build on the gains achieved in this field.

N.S. announces $225,000 for Black Cultural Centre to preserve African Nova Scotian culture, history

CTV 24 Nov 2022
The Nova Scotia government is giving $225,000 to the Black Cultural Centre in Cherry Brook, N.S., to help advance the centre's vision to protect, preserve and promote African Nova Scotian culture and history ... .

CCAF Opens African Cultural Learning Centre in Lagos

This Day 20 Nov 2022
The access to information on African history and heritage has been heightened by the introduction of the African Cultural Learning Centre by the Correct Connect Africa Foundation CCAF ... to open the centre where people can come to learn about African histories and heritages.

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ continues the series’ quest to recover and celebrate lost cultures

Independent online (SA) 19 Nov 2022
Talokan is inspired not by African cultures, but by Mesoamerica, a vast area that covers most of Central America and part of Mexico ... The first “Black Panther” film celebrated an array of African cultures ... And so the film highlighted African cultures, not by depicting them as fragile or foundering but as paragons of artistry and sophistication.

Review: Disney's The Lion King in Abu Dhabi is a celebration of culture and theatre

The National 19 Nov 2022
Mthokozisi Emkay Khanyile, the South African actor who plays Mufasa in the Abu Dhabi show, is brilliant ... Aptly, African culture is front and centre in the show, with many additional tunes from South African composer Lebo M, who wrote the Zulu chant in Circle of Life ... Five hundred puppets used to portray African wildlife in The Lion King musical.

‘I think of suya and I’m on a Lagos beach with Mum’: celebrating Nigeria’s spice dish

The Observer 13 Nov 2022
In an eating culture that is often very home-centred, authentic suya – shaped by generations of Hausa grilling traditions and the hush-hush complexities of each yaji blend – is that rare thing everyone is happy to pay for ... Journeys Through the Food, Faith and Culture of Black African London (Bloomsbury, £18.99).

‘Voices Audioplay’ celebrates its global launch in Ghana to promote black women’s voices

Joy Online 09 Nov 2022
The Voices Audioplay will provide a unique space for people to gather, engage the meaning of return and diaspora, and envision a world where African women of the continent and diaspora are centred while collaborating and loving each other across cultures, borders, and customs.

CBAAC Confers Benin Monarch ‘Most Outstanding Traditional Ruler’ Award

This Day 08 Nov 2022
The Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilisation (CBAAC) has conferred the ‘most outstanding traditional ruler on Arts and Culture’ in Nigeria award on the Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Oba Ewuare II ... of African Culture as the reason for the recognition.

FG Honours Benin Monarch�with Most Outstanding Traditional Ruler Award

This Day 08 Nov 2022
The federal government through Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilization (CBAAC), has conferred the ‘most outstanding traditional ruler on Arts and Culture’ in Nigeria award on the Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Oba Ewuare II, CFR.

Mansa Musa and the Trail of Lost Gold – a review

B & FT Online 22 Oct 2022
The journey brought great international attention to the West African empire which was a thriving African civilisation in its golden years; a centre of arts, culture, learning and enormous wealth ... In 2018, CNN profiled Chief Moomen for an edition of its African Voices.

‘Jazz on the Lawn’ returns to Cape Town after a 10-year absence

Independent online (SA) 07 Oct 2022
The Pavilion Shopping Centre has celebrated many cultural festivals; with Diwali coming up to celebrate this auspicious occasion and pay tribute to the Indian culture and heritage, The Pav will be hosting a Diwali-themed market throughout the centre, with a theme of ‘Fashion around the Mall’.

Culture Night 2022: County-by-county guide to what’s going on in your area tonight

Irish Independent 23 Sep 2022
From 4pm to 5.30pm.LimerickLimerick Voices presents live musical performances on Bedford Row in Limerick city from 6.45pm to 9pm.The Limerick Pedestrian Network and Limerick Cycle Bus are presenting a walking tour of Limerick city’s three bridges starting at 7pm at ...

Queen Elizabeth's death leads to renewed African calls for apologies

BBC News 18 Sep 2022
For many young South Africans that history has left them grappling with how to reconcile the painful past with the present ... "But what they did to the African culture, to the African nations, to our wealth, to our organisation of society - really they need to come out and apologise to us." ... African leaders pay tribute to the Queen.

Awosika: Nigeria’s Power Sector Challenge Creates Huge Market Opportunities

This Day 12 Sep 2022
Awosika is an African entrepreneur, author, international leader and global culture shaper. She is also the Chairman and Founder of The Chair Centre Group, a leading furniture and security ... If you go into most of the East African countries – Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania etc you would see the extensive job creation impact of d.light.

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