The Radio Télévision Guinée sound archive

The Radio Télévision Guinée sound archive Dr Graeme Counsel has announced the completion of the preservation and digitisation of the sound archive located at Radio Télévision Guinée in Conakry. The British Library’s “Endangered Archives Programme” provided Major Research Project funding for the project, which catalogued and archived 9,410 Guinean songs. Most of the recordings, which […]

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Joint Long Term Training Program for 100 Somali Journalists Launched in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, Somalia, September 13, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A joint long term training program for 100 Somali Journalists was launched at the Mogadishu Guest House in Mogadishu on Thursday, September 12, 2013 until April 2014 by the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ), Center for Media Research and Development and the Horn of Africa […]

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Uganda – The Walther Collection presents Gulu Real Art Studio

Invitation for September 19 Opening X-posted from H-AFRARTS@H-NET.MSU.EDU Date:  6 September 2013 From: The Walther Collection The Walther Collection presents Gulu Real Art Studio, an installation of 90 studio portraits collected by the photographer Martina Bacigalupo from the Gulu Real Art Studio in Gulu, Uganda. Edited from hundreds of discarded, faceless images — the faces were […]

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Côte d’Ivoire: Provisional release of pro-Gbagbo detainees

Côte d’Ivoire: Provisional release of pro-Gbagbo detainees, major step towards national reconciliation, says UN expert GENEVA, Switzerland, August 7, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — “The release of 14 pro-Gbagbo detainees linked to the post-electoral crisis in Côte d’Ivoire constitutes a major step in the national reconciliation process and a strong act in the construction of […]

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ManicMinutes film – Sekhukhune: King of the Morata

I’ve said quite often on SocioLingo Africa that I love Twitter for introducing me to all sorts of people I would never normally meet. Today I’d like to introduce you to ManicMinutes who are film-makers with a special passion for Africa, and in particular for documenting the Chiefs of Africa in ultra short 1 minute […]

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