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  • Traditional culinary arts show opens Tuesday in Benin
    19 september 2008 14:59:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- The first national show on traditional culinary arts in Benin will be held from 23 to 27 September in Cotonou, sources close to the mini s try of culture, handicrafts and tourism, organisers of the event, revealed Frida y . Full text...

  • Spectacle on late Thomas Sankara presented in Paris
    11 september 2008 15:43:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- A show inspired by the life and the political action of t he former Head of State of Burkina Faso, Thomas Sankara, will be presented Thurs d ay evening in Paris, France. Full text...

  • Africa's 'lingusitic Atlas' in the making
    11 september 2008 11:52:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- The preparation of a 'linguistic Atlas' for Africa has begun, according to the African Academy of Languages (ACALAN). Full text...

  • UNESCO to designate Dominican musician 'Artist for Peace'
    10 september 2008 12:59:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- UNESCO Director-General Koïchiro Matsuura will designate the Dominican musician Juan Luis Guerra UNESCO Artist for Peace during a ceremony on 15 September at the Organization's headquarters in Paris, the agency said in a statement Wednesday. Full text...

  • AfDB to finance education in Mali with 13 billion FCFA
    09 september 2008 20:33:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- The African Development Bank (AfDB) will finance Educational Development Programme in Mali (EDP), to the tune of about 13. Full text...

  • AfDB to finance education in Mali with 13 billion FCFA
    09 september 2008 18:21:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- The African Development Bank (AfDB) will finance Educational Development Programme in Mali (EDP), to the tune of about 13. Full text...

  • Burkinabe film featured as African week opens in Europe
    08 september 2008 19:17:00
    Brussels- Belgium (PANA) -- The African Week, organised in the European Parliamen t here, on the occasion of the European Year of the inter-cultural dialogue, was marked Monday with the showing of the Burkinabe film, "Keita, the heritage of th e griot", by scenario writer Dani Kouyaté. Full text...

  • 14th International Drama Festival kicks off in Cape Verde
    05 september 2008 11:33:00
    Praia- Cape Verde (PANA) -- The 14th International Drama Festival of Mindelo in C ape Verde, kicked off Thursday, featuring several foreign delegations, including those from Brazil, Portugal, Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Spain, Netherlands and Italy. Full text...

  • Nigeria to host arts summit, exhibition in Abuja
    04 september 2008 19:51:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria will from 7 September host the first one week of African Regional Summit and Exhibition on Visual Arts (ARESUVA) in the nation?s capital, Abuja, PANA reports Thursday. Full text...

  • DR Congo to help end illegal immigration through culture
    28 august 2008 22:09:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- The Congolese Minister of Culture and Arts, Esdras Kambale Bahekwa, pledged on Thursday that the country would help en d the entry of illegal immigrants into Europe through cultural programmes. Full text...

  • Benin to host int'l art, entertainment festival September
    19 august 2008 11:50:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- An international arts and entertainment festival will hold 3-7 September in the Beninese economic capital, Cotonou, organisers said here on Tuesday. Full text...

  • Italian firm to upgrade Brazzaville Cosmos Hotel
    11 august 2008 22:50:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Italian Company Guerrato will invest CFAF 107 millio n to upgrade the Cosmos Hotel in Brazzaville, the Congolese capital, which was d a maged by the 5 June 1997 war, a source close to the Congolese Environment and To u rism ministry said here Monday. Full text...

  • Zambia earns over K2 trillion from tourism
    08 august 2008 16:34:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) – The Zambian government ear-ned over 2. Full text...

  • Ethiopian Obelisk re-installed to original site 71 years after
    01 august 2008 17:59:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- The third and last block of the Aksum Obelisk was succes sfully mounted by UNESCO Thursday in its original location in Aksum, northern Et h iopia, the world body said in a statement, received by PANA here Friday. Full text...

  • Regional filmmakers' conference kicks off in Windhoek
    29 july 2008 15:35:00
    Windhoek- Namibia (PANA) --The Pan African Federation (FEPACI) of filmmakers will on Thursday host a two-day curriculum symposium to boost training capacities in film making and television programmes production withing the Southern Africa Dev e lopment Commission (SADC). Full text...

  • Egypt raids Iranian TV bureau over controversial film
    25 july 2008 15:28:00
    Cairo- Egypt (PANA) -- Egyptian police raided the Cairo office of an Iranian tele vision network allegedly involved in the making of a controversial film about as s assinated Egyptian President Anwar Sadat. Full text...

  • Egypt says no to book critical of Mubarak
    25 july 2008 15:24:00
    Cairo- Egypt (PANA) - – Egypt has banned a book critical of Egyptian President Hos ni Mubarak's government. Full text...

  • Iranian film raises dust in Egypt
    18 july 2008 12:04:00
    Cairo- Egypt (PANA) -- Egypt's Parliament has issued a strong condemnation of Iran over a film that insults late Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and praised his assassins. Full text...

  • Kenya to honour fallen heroes
    14 july 2008 22:46:00
    Nairobi- KENYA (PANA) -- The Kenyan government will commission a heroes square here to honour Kenyans who have made personal sacrifices for the sake of the country, President Mwai Kibaki said Monday. Full text...

  • World Heritage Committee requests close surveillance of sites
    10 july 2008 16:41:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- The World Heritage Committee has called for “reinforced monitoring” of four of its properties on UNESCO’s World Heritage List in additio n to the seven for which the surveillance mechanism is already in place. Full text...

  • UNESCO inscribed 27 new sites on World Heritage list in 2008
    08 july 2008 19:46:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) – The World Heritage Committ-ee, at its 32nd session meetin g on Tuesday, inscribed 19 new cultural sites and eight natural sites to UNESCO’ s World Heritage List. Full text...

  • Congo, DRC writers to bring their peoples closer
    08 july 2008 11:53:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Writers from Congo and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have committed themselves to using literature as a tool to bring their peoples closer, in addition to promoting deeper insights into the literary heritage of the two countries. Full text...

  • Eight new sites added to UNESCO's World Heritage list
    07 july 2008 19:46:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) – The World Heritage Committ-ee, meeting in Quebec, Canada, Monday added eight new cultural sites to UNESCO’s World Heritage List, accordin g to a UNESCO statement received by PANA here. Full text...

  • African music, dance festival kick off Thursday in Lome
    07 july 2008 15:58:00
    Lome- Togo (PANA) -- A music and dance festival for Africans in diaspora, dubbed "Africarythms", will be held here from Thursday to Saturday, organisers of the e v ent, Association "Integraale", said Monday. Full text...

  • AU to pay tribute to the late Aimé Césaire
    01 july 2008 10:40:00
    Sharm El-Sheikh- Egypt (PANA) -- The heads of state and government of the African Union (AU), gathered here for the AU summit, were expected Tuesday to pay tribute to the late Aimé Césaire, a poet and humanist from Martin ique, who died on 17 April last at the age of 94, official sources told PANA. Full text...

  • British children's author partners with UNESCO to help young people in need
    24 june 2008 23:20:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) -- The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Or ganization (UNESCO) is teaming up with its newly-named Artist for Peace and Brit i sh writer Lauren Child to support children in need around the world. Full text...

  • EU to support ACP film production
    23 june 2008 15:55:00
    Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- The European Union (EU) has donated 6. Full text...

  • Veteran Nigerian musician dies, the fourth in 2 months
    22 june 2008 08:05:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Barely two months after Nigeria lost three key music pra ctitioners, another legend, Oliver De Coque, died Friday here, the Punch newspap e r reported Sunday. Full text...

  • Paris hosts exhibition on late Egyptian singer Oum Kalsoum
    17 june 2008 12:00:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- An exhibition on the life and career of famous Egyptian s inger, Oum Kalsoum, opened here Monday. Full text...

  • Kadhafi says Islam not propagated by force
    15 june 2008 09:29:00
    Kara- Togo (PANA) -- The Libyan leader Mouammar Kadhafi said on Saturday that "th e victory" of Islam in Togo and its peaceful propagation showed that the religio n was not spread through the sword and wars as claimed. Full text...

  • Egyptian culture minister willing to visit Israel despite claims
    14 june 2008 14:15:00
    Cairo- Egypt (PANA) – Leading candidate for the UN-ESCO top position, Egyptian Mi nister of Culture, Farouq Hosni, reversed an earlier stance, telling an Israeli n ewspaper that he would indeed travel to the Jewish state if invited. Full text...

  • Spanish couple - Savall, Figueras - named UNESCO's Artists for Peace
    13 june 2008 19:36:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Renowned Spanish viola da gambist, conductor and compose r Jordi Savall and his wife Soprano Montserrat Figueras have been named UNESCO A r tists for Peace, according to a UNESCO statement issued in Paris, France, and ma d e available to PANA here Friday. Full text...

  • South-East Europe cultural summit ends in Greece
    13 june 2008 17:42:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Heads of State of the South-East Europe, meeting in Athe ns, Greece, Friday say they will use their common waterway to foster the cultura l diversity and dialogue among member states. Full text...

  • UNESCO to organise South-East Europe summit
    11 june 2008 15:30:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- UNESCO and the Hellenic Republic, in cooperation with th e Council of Europe, will Friday organise the sixth summit of the Heads of State of South-East Europe in Athens, Greece, according to a UNESCO press communique, i ssued in Paris, France, and made available to PANA here Wednesday. Full text...

  • Senegalese Sembene Ousmane registered in pantheon of men of culture
    10 june 2008 23:05:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Senegalese writer and filmmaker Sembene Ousmane, who die d a year ago, has been registered in the pantheon of the men of culture. Full text...

  • Woman elected head of Cameroon's Musical Art Corporation
    09 june 2008 19:05:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- Musician Odile Ngaska was Sunday elected chairperson of the Board of Directors of Cameroon's Musical Art Corporation (SOCAM) during a n extraordinary meeting of the corporation here. Full text...

  • Moroccan city festival prize named after late Senegalese film-maker
    09 june 2008 17:55:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- The prize of the African film festival in the Moroccan c ity of Khouribga, 173 kilometres from Rabat, has been named after Senegalese fil m -maker Ousmane Semb, a year after his death. Full text...

  • Nigeria votes US$ 500,000 for Black culture centre
    02 june 2008 10:42:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria has eamarked an initial take off grant of US$ 50 0,000, under the Nigeria/UNESCO memorandum of understanding self-benefiting gran t , for the establishment of the Centre for Black Culture and International Unders t anding in Osogbo, Nigeria's South West Osun State. Full text...

  • Jammeh tells Africans to drop "inferiority complex’’
    02 june 2008 08:10:00
    Dakar- Senegal ( PANA) -- Gambia President Yahya Jammeh has urged Africans to hav e faith in themselves and drop their “inferiority complex” resulting from “colon i alism and slavery”, according national broadcaster Gambia Radio and Television S e rvices (GRTS) radio monitored here. Full text...

  • UN report sees 20% rise in Egypt's tourism
    24 may 2008 12:57:00
    Cairo- Egypt (PANA) -- A recent report by the United Nations World Tourism Organi sation has said tourism was rising in Egypt and also that investing in property i n the North African nation "could be good news. Full text...

  • Return of Obelisk of Axoum settles Italo-Ethiopian dispute
    24 may 2008 12:21:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- The return of the Obelisk of Axoum in Ethiopia will contr ibute to the settlement of the dispute that existed between Addis Ababa and Rome , the Ambassador of Ethiopia in France, Mrs Tadelech Hail Michael, said in an int e rview with PANA. Full text...

  • Seminar on funding cultural projects begins
    22 may 2008 22:30:00
    Lomé- Togo (PANA) -- Banking executives in member countries of the West African E conomic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) on Thursday began a seminar in Lome to discus s the economic and financial analysis of the risks inherent in cultural undertaki n gs and projects. Full text...

  • Egypt antiques chief welcomes decision to cover mummies
    22 may 2008 20:32:00
    Cairo- Egypt (PANA) – Egypt's chief of antiquities- on Thursday welcomed a Britis h museum's decision to cover its mummies collection. Full text...

  • Obelisk of Axoum returns to Ethiopia 4 June
    22 may 2008 19:31:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- The Obelisk of Axoum will be moved back to its original s ite in Ethiopia on 4 June, the Director of UNESCO's world heritage, Francesco Ba n darin, announced here Thursday. Full text...

  • African story tellers for France international festival (corrected)
    22 may 2008 10:10:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- Several African story tellers will feature in a three-day International Tale and Words festival opening Thursday in Bobigny, a city in th e Paris region of France, sources close to the organisers told PANA here. Full text...

  • African story tellers for France internationl festival
    22 may 2008 09:19:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- Several African story tellers will feature in a three-day International Tale and Words festival opening Thursday in Bobigny, a city in th e Paris region of France, an sources close to the organisers told PANA here. Full text...

  • UNESCO, African community to pay tribute to late Césaire
    21 may 2008 12:24:00
    Dakar- Sénégal (PANA) -- UNESCO and the African cultural community will pay tribute to Martinique poet Aimé Césaire during a ceremony to be held in his honour at the UN Agency's headquarters in Paris on Thursday. Full text...

  • Togolese academic launches book on politicians
    20 may 2008 21:11:00
    Lomé- Togo (PANA) -- Togolese academic, Robert Dussey, on Tuesday outdoored to th e press in Lome his new book, "Africa ill of its politicians", a critique of pol i tical and economic governance, ethnic conflicts, balkanisation of the continent a nd dependence of African countries on their former colonial powers. Full text...

  • African drama competition slated for December in Benin
    18 may 2008 18:51:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- The first edition of a drama competition among Francophone African nations will hold 11-14 December in Cotonou, Benin's economic capital, organisers said here Sunday. Full text...

  • Artists erect "The Wall of Nations"
    13 may 2008 20:53:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) – Artists from about 10 Afri-can, European and Asian countr ies have made a wall painting of about 200 metres dubbed "The Wall of Nations" a t the Dakar Arts Village where the 8th Biennial festival of contemporary arts is c urrently taking place. Full text...

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