ART AND CULTURE STORIES

28/11/2014

Ugandan comedian Kansiime a hit in Botswana

Tickets for maiden show in Gaborone sell out

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Ebola charity single tops charts in BritainBy AFP | Monday, November 24   2014 at  17:29

U2 frontman Bono leaves a West London studio after recording the new Band Aid 30 single on November 15, 2014. PHOTO / AFP |

Bono joins other artistes in a reprise of Band Aid

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Mandela glasses sculpture defaced in South AfricaBy BBC | Wednesday, November 19   2014 at  13:07

The artwork, seen here before being vandalised, has aroused strong feelings in South Africa. PHOTO / BBC |

Mandela Foundation differed with critics' claims that the artwork is 'commercially exploitative'

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Ailing DRC music icon Simaro flown to ParisBy AMOS NGAIRA in Nairobi | Monday, November 17   2014 at  15:10

DR Congo veteran musician Simaro. JUAKALI KAMBALE | NATION MEDIA GROUP |

Compatriot Munan confirms veteran composer's safe arrival in France

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Dead? Not me; says DR Congo musician SimaroBy JUAKALI KAMBALE in Kinshasa | Friday, November 14   2014 at  17:55

DR Congo veteran musician Simaro. JUAKALI KAMBALE | NATION MEDIA GROUP |

Veteran entertainer sick but working on next album

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Libya's Italian-era gazelle statue disappears in TripoliBy BBC | Wednesday, November 5   2014 at  10:54

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It is not known who pulled it down, but many blame Islamist militias

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