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Another new movie is in progress on Nelson Mandela's life after his death on 5th December 2013 at 95 years old. Last weekend, producers went to the city of Lobatse, a place situated at 70 km far from the capital town of Botswana Gaborone for the shooting of a documentary film about the life of the former South African president. The shooting of t ...
In his first public short speech after the announcement of the official results giving ANC a comfortable majority (62,15 %) in the general elections, the South African president Jacob Zuma dedicated on Saturday evening the victory of ANC (in the power) to the former president, Nelson Mandela, died on 5th December 2013 at 95 years old.   ...
The Senegalese Prime Minister Aminata Touré is presides today the launching ceremony of the 11th edition of the biennial event of African contemporary art Dak'Art 2014. Placed under the theme "Produce the common", the meeting intends to show the place of African art at the international level.   "It will be a matter of giving way to ...
The political party in power in South Africa, ANC won in the general elections of Wednesday with 62,5 % of the votes. The results, concerning 95 % of polling stations, were published on Friday, 9th May at 07:30 am (05:30 am GMT).   In spite of this victory, the party of Jacob Zuma is in decline with regard to its score of the electio ...
The parliamentary and provincial elections in South Africa that were held in peace with a high participation of voters were appreciated on Thursday by the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon.   We should note that they were more than 25, 3 million South Africans to go to the polls on Wednesday to renew Parliament Members an ...
About one thousand delegates coming from 70 countries of the world have been taking part since Wednesday in Abuja (Nigeria) in the 24th world economic forum. During this meeting of three days, some subject among which industry, education, tourism, employment, finances and health will be tackled. Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang on tour on A ...
Zambia is fascinating western tourists. In 2013 the country registered the visit of 914.576 tourists. Zambia Tourism Board (ZTB) indicated this week that they will do better this year. Thay planned a 20 % increase of tourist activities. "Tourists' arrivals in Zambia for 2013 amounted to 914 576 and with a profit estimated at 300 million doll ...
Registrations deadline for the first edition of competition "Africa Design Award" initially planned on 30th April 2014 is extended until 9th May. According to the official site of the competition which published the news, three prizes are involved for this first edition of the competition that is promoting African creations. They are: the First ...
On the same bases as last year, Yaya Touré is realizing an enormous season with Manchester City. Two days ahead for the end of the championship of England, the Ivorian is for the struggling for the title. With 19 goals this season in Premier league, the former player of Barcelona is the main advantage of his club. And he is collecting personal d ...
The official site of film festival "Vues d’Afrique" published yesterday, the list of the winners of the 30th edition of the festival. The prize of short film came to Algerian director Hicham Lasri with the movie "C’est eux les chiens". Another Algerian Karim Moussaoui won the prize of the full-length film with the movie "Les jours d’avant". The ...
Will Sonia Bafounga succeed where politicians failed? The stylist designer of Republic of Central Africa hopes to bring back peace and stability in her country by participating in the edition 2014 of International fair of African fashion (SIMOA) planned from 8th to 10th May in Abidjan (Ivory Coast). "RCA is currently passing through cultura ...
The report 2014 of "Africa Progress Panel" will be published on Thursday in Abuja (Nigeria) during the world economic Forum on Africa. The green and blue revolutions will be evoked in this document which analyzes every year the progress registered on Africa. Eminent personalities who compose the panel of APP are convinced that Africa has to ...
African Banker, the quarterly magazine dedicated to bank and finance in Africa published the list of 36 financial institutions nominated for its Awards 2014. We should note a strong presence of English-speaking banks. Nigeria and South Africa, the first two economic powers of the continent, are the most represented. According to Omar Ben Yed ...
African literature will be celebrated in Geneva from 30th April 4th May 2014 during Book, press and culture fair 2014. The Senegalese writer Cheik Hamidou Kane, author of "Ambiguous Adventure" and the Congolese Tchicaya U Tam's are the distinguished guests of the fair which is for its 11th edition. From 30th April to 30th May 2014, African write ...
April, 27th is a date full of history in the life of South African people. In 1994, four years after Nelson Mandela's release, South Africans of all participated to what is a democratic election. All people went to ballot boxes to elect the first Black president of South Africa. This vote was the solution to the profound social crisis that was ...
Africa is satisfactorily represented in the ranking 2014 of the most influential personalities of the world by time magazine. Nigerian Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala former Chief Executive Officer of World Bank (in 2007) is at the top of Africans. The Ugandan sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, Kenyan activist Ory Okolloh and South African Thuli Madonsela are other ...
Under the aegis of World Health Organization (WHO) and of African Union (UA), Ministers for Health of African States met in Luanda (Angola) to fine new strategies to reduce mortality rate of African populations. Participants in the high-level historic meeting decided the creation of an African Agency of medicine and an African Center of prev ...
Many of African people use mobile technology as support today to reach text. It was what raised a study of UNESCO published on Wednesday, 23rd April 2014 on the occasion of world Day of book and copyright. The report entitled "Read in mobile era", is the first study published on mobile readers in developing countries mainly in sub-Saharan Af ...
Lupita Nyong’o could not expect better. 2014 is year of glory of the young Kenyan actress. She was just elected the world most beautiful woman by People magazine. This new distinction is added to Oscar of the best feminine hope for her role in 12 Years a Slave. The Kenyan, requested for the casting of the seventh section of «Star Wars», was ...
Some people said that the Nigerian Mercy Johnson is the best actress of Nollywood and others supported that nobody plays better than her, the roles of prostitutes and villagers in Nigerian movies. The international Magazine "Yes" of Nigeria reported that Mercy Johnson is the most requested and the busiest Nigerian actress of her country. ...
MTV Base, the initiator of the prestigious MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) published on 16th April the list of artists nominated for the edition 2014 of the event. The appointment of numerous famous names of Nigerian music such as Davido, Chimamanda Adichie, 2Face, PSquare, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Olamide or  Flavour proved the domination of Nigerian ...
In 2007, when launching M-Pesa, money transfer system by mobile phone, Kenya could not imagine the success this revolutionary initiative was going to get. 7 years later the introduction of M-Pesa (mobile-money) in the daily life Kenyans, the result is more than satisfying. More than the half of the population subscribed to the new system of pay ...
It is with great pleasure to see celebrities committed to noble causes in particular in favour of the Black continent. The American singer of Senegalese origin,  Akon has for ambition to put solar energy in one million households in Africa by the end of the year, through the project "Akon Lighting Africa", launched in middle April. Brought u ...
Maître Gims just launched his own production label, "Monstre Marin Coporation" (Sea monster) of which the very first single "to begin". A structure through which the former member of Sexion D'Assaut's intends to produce artists. In a recent interview, the latter declared that he was going to have a break this year because there was too much ...
The French rapper of Congolese origin Youssoupha got actively involved in emergence African talents. The singer is the sponsor and member of Jury of the third edition of StarAfrica Sounds, the competition which promotes talents on the continent. In a video published by the site of the competition, the artist called young African artists to seiz ...
Burkina Faso will honor on 25th April the most deserving showbiz actors. For the 14th edition of Kundé, the steering committee extended the competition to 14 categories (10 main prizes and 4 special prizes.) The category "The best featuring of Burkina-Faso" is the innovation added to the list. It consists of "Women" of Rovane feat Imilo The ...
 "Akcents Croisés", initiator of international festival of musics "Africa Rythms", launched the 7th edition of the event which will be held in Lomé (Togo) from 28th April 3rd May 2014. The cultural and artistic meeting which aims to be a framework of share and exchange between actors of the sector, innovates with the creation of an artistic vi ...
The project means a lot to Congolese government since several years. It is henceforth workable. Democratic Republic of Congo (RDC) will launch in 2015 at Inga on Congo river, the building work of the biggest hydroelectric power plant of the world. With a production of 40 000 MW, the project "Grand Inga" will at the end supply with electricity h ...
You are between 20 and 30 years old, you live in Africa and you militate within a human rights organization or in civil society, seize the opportunity and participate in the fifth session of summer schools of human rights which will be held from 4th to 10th August 2014 in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso). Organized by Information and Training Cent ...
One year after the first offshore discovery in the bassin of Tano, the French group Total has just announced oil discovery off San Pedro (southwest of Ivory Coast). "The exploration well Saphir-1XB on the block IC 514, operated by Total, proved the existence of liquid hydrocarbons in deep offshore, in West Ivory Coast", indicated a communiqué p ...
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