ART AND CULTURE STORIES

22/8/2015

Iconic Senegalese drummer dies at 85

Doudou Ndiaye was a genius on the traditional African drum

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Ugandan journalist wins BBC World News Komla Dumor AwardBy BBC | Monday, August 17   2015 at  17:51

Nancy Kacungira |

She currently anchors Prime Time Evening News on Kenya Television Network

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Egyptian actor Omar Sharif dies at 83By BBC | Sunday, July 12   2015 at  11:17

Omar Sharif receiving the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival in 2003. PHOTO | BBC |

His most famous movie roles were in 'Lawrence of Arabia' and 'Dr Zhivago'

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Jennifer Lopez concert: Morocco TV channel escapes censureBy BBC | Wednesday, July 8   2015 at  18:03

Jennifer Lopez whose show at Mawazine festival in Rabat on 29 May sparked controversy among local media in the highly conservative Muslim country. PHOTO | BBC |

The star's show in Rabat on 29 May sparked controversy among local media

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Zambian writer Namwali Serpell to share Caine prize moneyBy BBC | Tuesday, July 7   2015 at  15:05

Namwali Serpell has promised to split her winnings with the four other runners up. PHOTO | BBC |

She received the $15,600 prize for her short story The Sack.

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A Kenyan production that confronts radicalisationBy MWENDA wa MICHENI in Nairobi | Tuesday, June 9   2015 at  15:43

A scene from Watatu by the Safe Pwani. PHOTO | SAFE GHETTO |

Thriller film ventures where many would rather not

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