ART AND CULTURE STORIES

28/8/2014

Sudanese arts centre stands up against war

Using social media, the activists preach of a better future than bloodshed

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Doris Lessing bequeaths book collection to Harare city libraryBy BBC | Tuesday, August 26  2014 at  18:57

Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing died in 2013. PHOTO | BBC |

The Nobel literature laureate lived for many years in Zimbabwe

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Generations: Entire cast of South African soap firedBy BBC | Friday, August 22  2014 at  09:02

Generations cast member Sophie Ndaba looks out from a Soweto billboard. PHOTO | BBC |

The TV drama first aired in 1993, a year before country's first democratic elections

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South Africa welcomes remains of iconic journalistBy BBC | Wednesday, August 20  2014 at  18:14

South African Police Service members carry the coffin containing the remains of anti-apartheid and former DRUM magazine journalist Nathaniel "Nat" Nakasa upon arrival at the King Shaka International airport in Durban, South Africa on August 19, 2014. PHOTO | AFP |

Apartheid exiled Nat Nakasa but even in death he has returned home a hero

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The fashion designer taking his Xhosa heritage globalBy TAURAI MADUNA | Wednesday, August 13  2014 at  10:21

Production is outsourced to another company but the designer keeps his eye on the work. PHOTO | BBC |

Why Laduma Ngxokolo will always remain true to his roots

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Vlogging African fashion: Online the new trend?By ALEXIS AKWAGYIRAM | Monday, August 11  2014 at  14:27

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Social media propels African culture into people's lives

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