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12/7/2015

Egyptian actor Omar Sharif dies at 83

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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Popular Hausa 'griot' of Nigeria diesBy MOHAMMED MOMOH in Abuja | Sunday, June 21  2015 at  10:15

The late Dan Maraya Jos |

Dan Maraya Jos was best known for playing the kuntigi

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Renowned Kenyan scholar Mwangi Kimenyi dies in USBy B M J MURIITHI | Monday, June 8  2015 at  11:13

Dr Mwangi Solomon Kimenyi. The renowned scholar has died in Siver Spring, Maryland, United States after a long illness. PHOTO | BMJ MURIITHI | NATION MEDIA GROUP |

The author of several titles died after a long illness

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