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Filmmakers in Egypt are defying a largely conservative society with television series and movies that deal with modern relationships between men and women and the empowerment of the young.Read More
If you've ever dreamt of playing alongside Afro-jazz legend Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi, just drop into his studio in Zimbabwe and pick up an instrument.Read More
If you've ever dreamt of playing alongside Afro-jazz legend Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi, just drop into his studio in Zimbabwe and pick up an instrument.Read More
A thousand artists from over 50 countries will gather in Ivory Coast on Saturday for a week-long festival of African music, theatre, dance, comedy, slam poetry and storytelling.Read More
Cairo (AFP) Filmmakers in Egypt are defying a largely conservative society with television series and movies that deal with modern relationships between men and women and the empowerment of the young. In its heyday between the 1950s and the 1970s, Egypt had one of the largest and most dynamic movie industries in the world. The golden age of Egyptian cinema starred fiery, determined women and love scenes that rivalled those of Western movies at the time. “Things started to change in the 1980s” as social freedoms regressed and society grewRead More
The sound of drums rips through the air in a dusty alley scorched by the afternoon sun in Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic.Read More
The sound of drums rips through the air in a dusty alley scorched by the afternoon sun in Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic.Read More
Bangui (Central African Republic) (AFP) The sound of drums rips through the air in a dusty alley scorched by the afternoon sun in Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic. Passersby stop in their tracks, entranced by the hypnotic rhythm pounded out by the musicians of the national dance company. In a country bloodily divided by ethnic and religious strife, the National Central African Ballet is a rare unifying factor — a melting pot, professing no favouritism or allegiance to any group or sect. For at least two days aRead More
Tunisia's ministry of culture has banned the Oscar-nominated film "Call Me By Your Name", a love story between two men, one of its main distributors said on Wednesday.Read More
Tunis (AFP) Tunisia’s ministry of culture has banned the Oscar-nominated film “Call Me By Your Name”, a love story between two men, one of its main distributors said on Wednesday. The feature film was due to be screened on Wednesday night in the capital Tunis but the venue announced on Facebook that the event had been “cancelled”. It was “banned,” the distributor Lassaad Goubantini told AFP, denouncing the decision as “an attack on liberties” motivated by “the subject of the film”. A story of love between a 17-year-old and anRead More