African Politics and Policy

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Month: October 2016

Botswana: promoting Serowe

On November 5, Serowe, capital of Bangwato, is organizing Ngwato Folklore Festival aimed to promote Serowe’s rich cultural and environmental…

Zimbabwe: photography course

From November 11, the National Gallery of Zimbabwe is organizing a foundational course in digital photography with distinguished photographer Nyaradzo…

Zimbabwe: African and European art meet

Untill 14th November, National Gallery of Zimbabwe is running an exhibition “Meeting Point: African and European Masters in Conversation”. The…

South Africa: “the knowledge should be preserved”

The National Library of South Africa in Pretoria has temporarily closed due to student protests. http://allafrica.com/stories/201610241373.html You may also be…

Kenya: embracing film industry

Financial sector of Kenya has promised to invest more in national movie industry, this pledge was given during Africa Film…

Rwanda: reviving traditional instruments

In an interesting interview, Deo Munyakazi, who plays the Izita (or Inanga), traditional music instrument of Rwanda, is talking about…

Kenya: 2.2 million enterprises closed

According to the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics survey, 2.2 million micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) were shut down…

Kenyatta commutes 3000 death sentences

President Kenyatta commuted the death sentence of 2747 people into life sentences. http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/news/President-Uhuru-Kenyatta-commutes-2747-death-sentences/2558-3428170-ethylc/index.html You may also be interested in: Kenya…

China’s presence is good

A survey conducted by Afrobarometer shows that a majority of African respondents thinks that China’s growing presence and influence in…

Rwanda and France

After French authorities decided to reopen an investigation on the murder of President Habyarimana that was instrumental in sparking the genocide,…

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