ART AND CULTURE STORIES

11/5/2015

Venice Biennale honours Africa's 'bottle-top artist' El Anatsui

Ghanaian artist honoured for promoting contemporary African art

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Kenyan Hollywood star Lupita Nyong'o in KampalaBy RACHEL KANYORO | Tuesday, March 31  2015 at  16:10

Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o photographed in Kampala. PHOTO | FILE |

Oscar-winning actress is filming a movie on a Ugandan chess legend

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France declassifies Rwanda genocide archiveBy BBC | Wednesday, April 8  2015 at  16:00

More than 800,000 people were killed over a 100-day period. PHOTO | BBC |

The files will be able to be viewed by researchers and victims' groups

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Finalists for the Man Booker Prize announced in Cape TownBy AFP | Tuesday, March 24  2015 at  16:29

Australian author Richard Flanagan poses for pictures after winning the 2014 Man Booker Prize for his book "The Narrow Road to the Deep North" in Central London on October 14, 2014. PHOTO | FILE |

Making the list is Alain Mabanckou of the Republic of Congo

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Kenyan author and politician Grace Ogot diesBy MARTIN KINYANJUI in Nairobi | Wednesday, March 18  2015 at  20:38

An image of Grace Ogot on the cover of her autobiography Days of My Life. Mrs Ogot died March 18, 2015 at the Nairobi Hospital where she had been taken for treatment. PHOEBE OKALL | NATION MEDIA GROUP |

Former assistant minister takes her final bow

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Ugandan singer Chameleon’s brother AK47 diesBy DAILY MONITOR | Tuesday, March 17  2015 at  12:05

Musicians in Uganda are mourning the death of their colleague, Emmanuel Mayanja Hummertone popularly known as AK47. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP |

Dancehall artiste breathes his last after collapsing in a washroom

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