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South Africa: Finding One’s Tongue – Why the Compilation of the World’s First Dictionary of Kaaps Matters

Kaaps, or Afrikaaps, is a language created in settler colonial South Africa, developed by the 1500s. It took shape as a language during encounters between indigenous African (Khoi and San), Southeast Asian, Dutch, Portuguese and English people. First…

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Zimbabwe: Washington Takes Over the Reins From Uncle Nicholas

Sungura musician and Khiama Boys frontman Nicholas Zakaria is known for his selflessness and ability to nurture talent across all music genres. Of late he has been collaborating with some dancehall musicians, much to the surprise of many…

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Malawi: Nico Group Injects K10 Million Support Towards the Premiere of Malawian Movie ‘Highbrow’

Malawian new movie, ‘Highbrow’ — that tells real life stories sorrounding the infamous financial scandal Cashgate — is set to be premiered on September 25 in Lilongwe and in Blantyre the next day, courtesy of K10 million logistical…

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Zimbabwe: Macheso Endorses Killer T’s Album

Sungura maestro, Alick Macheso has endorsed Killer T’s latest 17-track offering, Inzwai Kuchemawo Mambo, which was released earlier this week. In a video clip circulating on social media, Macheso is captured urging the Ngoma Ndaimba singer to continue…

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Rwanda: Literacy Day – Local Publishers Urged to Adapt Content to Reality

Local libraries are increasingly adding books authored by Rwandan publishers onto their shelves and campaigns have over the years been stepped up to encourage Rwandans to buy local books as a way of promoting the reading culture in…

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Namibia: ‘Depression Led Me to Photography’ – Eino

OTJIWARONGO self-taught photographer, Redemption Eino (29) of Redemption Photography, says he discovered his passion for photography after going through depression late last year. “Last year came with the devastating Covid-19 pandemic, which affected most of us in unpleasant…

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South Africa: International Literacy Day – We Must Address the Digital Divide in Education and Learning

Covid-19 has highlighted that access to learning opportunities is not evenly distributed. The move to online and distance learning has shone a spotlight on the divide between those who have connectivity, infrastructure and technical ability, and those who…

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Namibia: Kakia Unapologetic On ‘Baddie Anthem’

WITH a few features and songs under her belt, 20-year-old kakia is excited about the future. The singer released the track ‘Baddie Anthem’ yesterday, which she describes it as a feel good track produced by Namibian producer, Devitchi.…

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Nigeria: Fast Rising Gospel Artist, Preye Orok, Debuts With 13-Track Album

After gaining major entry into the music scene with her debut single ‘Dependable God’, Preye Orok has enjoyed unarguably a wide array of acceptance and her songs have grown to become a tool of worship across denominations. Her…

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Nigeria: Int’l Literacy Day – FCT ERC Steps Up Campaign for Mass Literacy

The Federal Capital Territory Education Resource Centre (FCT ERC) said adequate measures have been put in place to promote and enhance mass literacy education in the Territory. The Director, FCT ERC, Hajiya Neemat Abdulrahim, stated this in Abuja…

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