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Two-day Africa festival opens in capital (With image)


June 18th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) A two-day festival of African culture opened at the Kamani Auditorium in the capital Monday with music and dance performances by troupes from Zambia, the ... Read more...

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Unesco celebrates African Week


May 24th, 2011 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 24 (IANS) The UN Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) has begun a week-long celebration of African culture, Xinhua reported.The Paris-based UN agency began the celebrations with film ... Read more...

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Beyonce goes from pale to black for African mag shoot


February 24th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Singer Beyonce, who recently was in the spotlight for sporting skin that was paler than usual, was photographed wearing black face make-up for an African inspired magazine ... Read more...

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Tutu asks people to embrace African culture, stop criticising vuvuzela horns


June 16th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 16 (ANI): Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu has asked people to embrace African culture, and stop criticising noisy vuvuzela horns.Thousands of people have complained about the noise ... Read more...

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Three-day Africa Festival opens in capital


May 19th, 2010 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The ethnic colours of Africa and its vibrant culture cast a spell in an energetic soiree of traditional dances and music as a three-day African culture carnival ... Read more...

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India pushes for more cultural, educational ties with Africa


May 14th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India is promoting greater cultural interaction with Africa to "renew connections" and underscore the growing importance of Africa on the country's foreign policy radar, says Indian Council ... Read more...

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Africa to offer cultural bouquet in capital May 18-20


May 13th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) In the first major showcase of African culture in the country, reputed performers from South Africa, Rwanda, Tunisia, Malawi and Nigeria will showcase traditional African performing arts ... Read more...

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Alicia Keys to perform at FIFA World Cup ceremony


March 17th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 17 (IANS) Singer Alicia Keys will perform at the opening ceremony of FIFA World Cup to be held in South Africa in June. The FIFA World Cup kick-off celebration concert ... Read more...

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Obamania at its height in Kenya (Letter from Nairobi)


January 15th, 2009 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Jan 15 (IANS) Barack Obama's election as US president has made him an idol in his father's homeland Kenya, with his pictures gracing calendars, vehicles and the walls of many homes. ... Read more...

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