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By Carlos Lopes On August 19th,  like every night, Africa’s creative talent was showcased across the continent. In Cape Town, South African opera stars Andiswa Kedama and Pauline Malefane’s voices  captivated audiences while they perform U-Carmen eKhayelitsha, a Xhosa adaptation of Bizet’s famous opera. In Agadez, internationally acclaimed guitarist and …

IGAD slams death of its ceasefire monitor in South Sudan The conflicting parties of ‪South Sudan  today signed  the Implementation Matrix of the Cessation of Hostilities agreement and it’s addition at the ongoing 27th Extraordinary Session of the IGAD Assembly of Heads of State and Government on the situation in …

The African Media Initiative (AMI) has on August 20th lunched a Pan-African campaign against hate speech at a panel discussion held in Nairobi, Kenya. The panel, which discussed the “Limits of Press Freedom” has brought  together leading figures in African media, notably: Linus Kaikai, Managing Editor of the Kenyan broadcasting …