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Christie's showcases Saudi Arabia's most celebrated artist

 Magnetism Book is being presented to the public for the first time and is the latest in Ahmed Mater's Magnetism series of work. One of the Arab world's most important modern artists, Mater received a retrospective mid-career exhibition in London. Drawing inspiration from the Holy Qur'an and other religious text, the artist uses iron filings a...

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Liputa Fashion Week: designers gather in Goma to promote peace

 In the eastern Congolese city of Goma, at the center of a conflict that has raged for decades, designers, models and artists gathered Friday for a fashion show held in the name of peace. The 10th edition of Liputa Fashion Week brought designers from eight different countries, including the DRC, Senegal, the U.S., Uganda and Ivory Coast. Tha a...

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Moroccan rider makes history as first Arab woman to compete in Eventing

 Twenty-nine-year old equestrian, Noor Slaoui, is gearing up for the Olympic Games which get underway in Paris next Friday. She is about to become the first Moroccan female rider ever to take part in the Eventing discipline. This is when a single horse and rider compete against others in dressage, cross-country, and show jumping. She is also t...

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South African restaurant crafts a nearly 10-foot Gatsby sub

 A South African restaurant served up a 3-meter-long (9.8 feet) sandwich recently in the latest offering from an establishment with a taste for the supersized. The giant submarine sandwich produced by Annies Ladies Bar in Cape Town follows a burger it cooked up in 2019 that weighed in at a whopping 124 kilograms (273 pounds). With no less than...

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Ye's Moscow Visit Highlights His Bond with Gosha Rubchinsky and Support for Russia!

Kanye West, legally known as Ye, made headlines with his recent visit to Moscow on June 29, 2024, to celebrate the 40th birthday of his close friend and collaborator, Russian fashion designer Gosha Rubchinsky. This visit underpins West's deep appreciation for Russian culture and politics, as well as his strong bond with Rubchinsky, who plays a sign...

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Abuja Dance and arts festival 2024

 It was three days of dance classes, exhibitions and live performances as Dafa featured artists from various dance genres in Nigeria. The Abuja Dance and Arts festival organised by Dafa, it is a yearly event that promotes dance and other forms of Arts in Nigeria. The platform helps groom young creative minds by providing them with anopportunit...

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Morocco's storytelling festival ends

The storytelling festival in Morocco gathers talented performers who have the ability of intriguing the audience with their captivating stories. Musicians and street artists from more than 30 countries are being drawn to the weeklong festival, creating opportunities for other talents to shine. "The International Storytelling Festival has become a m...

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Делегаты из Африки рассказали в НовГУ, на каких языках читают Пушкина в Эфиопии

На площадке Новгородского университета ИНТЦ «Валдай» прошло официальное закрытие программы «Популяризация русского языка и российского образования в странах Африки». Её участниками стали 11 граждан Уганды, Эфиопии и Зимбабве – представители университетов Мбарара, Макерере, Бугема, Христианского университета Уганды и Королевского университета Мутеса...

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South African researchers test use of nuclear technology to curb rhino poaching

Researchers in South Africa have injected radioactive material into the horns of 20 rhinos as part of a research project aimed at reducing poaching. The idea is that radiation detectors already in place at national borders would detect the horns and help authorities arrest poachers and traffickers. The research, which has included the participation...

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South Sudan says its 6M antelope make up world’s largest land mammal migration, but poaching on rise

 Seen from the air, they ripple across the landscape — a river of antelope racing across the vast grasslands of South Sudan in what conservationists say is the world's largest land mammal migration. The country's first comprehensive aerial wildlife survey, released Tuesday June 25, found about six million antelope. The survey was conducted ove...

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Naomi Campbell discusses her career as London exhibition opens

 Always one sashay ahead of the fashion pack, Naomi Campbell is the first supermodel to get her own solo fashion exhibition. Opening at London's Victoria and Albert Museum on Saturday, the star has loaned outfits from her private collection to be put on display. Complimenting around 80 garments in the exhibition are photos and items from Campb...

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"African Symphony": when classical music meets African legendary hits

 For the European premiere of her new concert African Symphony in Lyon south-eastern France, world renowned artist Angelique Kidjo tasked conductor Christian Reif with leading the Lyon National Orchestra and guiding music-lovers through a melodic journey across Africa. The award-winning singer seeks to pay homage to exceptional talents from th...

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Fish stocks dwindle in Lake Victoria amid high demand from Asia

 The shores of Lake Victoria in Kisumu City bustle with fishermen selling their catch. There's been a surge of demand for one particular fish - Nile perch. These will fetch high prices at the market here. But it's not the flesh that buyers are after - it's their swim bladders, dubbed "mondo" or "maw". These vital organs, essential for buoyancy...

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Disappearing Mali pond threatens UNESCO fishing tradition

 Thousands of fishermen holding cone-shaped nets stood side by side, cheering and chanting as they waited for the signal. Suddenly, they rushed to a large muddy pond and cast their nets, dropping to their knees in the mud. Soon, one proudly held up a fish the length of his arm. For several hundred years, people have gathered in the southern Ma...

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Uncovering the history of Togo at the Berlin Museum

 In the heart of Berlin, a significant effort is underway to reclaim Togo's cultural heritage. Togolese researcher Dr. Toffa Ohiniko Mawussé has embarked on a mission to identify and document cultural artifacts from Togo that are housed in Berlin. Since beginning his work six months ago, Dr. Mawussé has cataloged between 1,500 and 2,000 signif...

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A rare visit: Cow tourism thriving in a village in Rwanda

Herdsman In Rwanda makes ends meet through Cow tourism. In 2021, amidst the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ngabo embarked on a remarkable journey that would reshape his community's narrative and breathe new life into rural tourism. What began as a simple act of sharing photos of his cows on social media evolved into a thriving enterprise know...

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Pope Francis hosts Palestinian and Israeli ambassadors to pray for peace

 Pope Francis gathered the Palestinian and Israeli ambassadors to the Vatican Gardens on Friday to pray for an end to the war in Gaza, marking the 10th anniversary of a similar encounter with the Israeli and Palestinian presidents with a new appeal for peace. "Every day I pray that this war will finally end," Francis told the small gathering, ...

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Kenyan company becomes country’s first to 3D print prosthetic limbs

 Kenyan cobbler, Stephen Ochieng's life was changed forever following an accident a few years ago. He was standing in a crowd of people at a packed station, all trying to board a train to get home after work when he fell under the train. The damage to his legs was so severe they both had to be amputated. Now, a new 3D printing company, Prothea...

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Beekeeping flourishes in Uganda

 Beekeeping is thriving in Uganda, with the country producing between 100,000 and 200,000 metric tons of honey annually, according to the Uganda Investment Authority. The growing demand suggests significant potential for further expansion. Sandra Ejang, a bee farmer and honey entrepreneur, began keeping bees as a hobby inspired by her grandmot...

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Historic Cairo hosts diverse cultural performances during drum festival

Cairo's drum festival opened this week, bringing together around 40 folkloric troupes from around the world. The 11th International Festival for Drums and Traditional Arts kicked off in historic Cairo and will run until the end of the week. The event featured a Palestinian troupe as well as groups from various countries including Japan, China and I...

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