Africa: Brazil-Nigeria relation revisited at A Night of Culture gala

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It was a night of festivities marked by cultural trappings. There were drumming and singing of Brazilian and Nigerian songs. The night also witnessed dance of all sorts, acrobatics, art, African local drums and musical displays. But it was the rendition of Brazil’s national anthem in a Nigerian jazz-like manner that set the mood for the night. “Brazil and Nigeria […]

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News: More Brazilian Visas For Nigerians

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The Brazilian Envoy in Lagos has promised more visas for Nigerians as commercial and people-to-people relations improve between Nigeria and Brazil. The Nation reports that the Consul-General of Brazil in Lagos, Ambassador Flavio Bonzanini, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that his government was willing to increase its visas to Nigerians. “We have the interest to foster […]

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Africa: Cross River contingent storms Brazil for 2018 Rio Carnival

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As part of the effort to improve the organisation and revenue generation for Calabar Carnival popularly known as the Africa Biggest Street Party, Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade has sent a Contingent comprise of the leaders of the five competing bands to fully and other stakeholders to participate in the 2018 edition of the Rio Carnival in Brazil. […]

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Africa: Troupes from Brazil, Ukraine, Ghana, others Shine at International Carnival Calabar

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The excitement at the annual Carnival Calabar went up a few notches on Friday night through Saturday morning as bands from different countries took centre stage at the International Carnival Calabar. Performers from across the globe thrilled the audience at the full capacity Margaret Ekpo International Stadium, with each unique performance exciting the boisterous crowd in different ways. There were […]

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600 Africans stranded after travelling to South America

More than 600 people from several African countries are stranded after crossing the Atlantic by boat to Brazil and then passing through Colombia and Panama before getting stuck in Costa Rica en route to the United States. With more arriving every day – so far from seven countries on the continent – to the small border town of Paso Canoas, […]

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The 10 most powerful Nations in Africa

1. South Africa South Africa is the only African country that is a member of the G20 and BRICS (the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa grouping), and the only African country of the EU’s 10 global strategic partners. This is mainly because South Africa is the EU’s largest trading partner in Africa but it certainly gives the country […]

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African Anglicans Sanction US church over Gay marriage

African Anglican leaders have temporarily restricted the role of the U.S. Episcopal Church in their global fellowship as a sanction over the American church’s acceptance of gay marriage. Episcopalians have been barred for three years from any policy-setting positions in the Anglican Communion while a task force is formed that will try to reconcile conflicting views over sexuality in the […]

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Egypt Invest $68m Advertising Promotional Campaign To Help Revive Tourism Industry

By Morgan Winsor Egypt has signed a $68 million contract with New York advertising agency J. Walter Thompson Co. to help revive the Arab nation’s tourism industry. Over the next three years, the company will run a public relations campaign in 27 markets around the world to promote Egypt as a prime tourist destination and improve the view of the […]

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‘I’ve passion to promote artists who are aligned into promoting African culture’- Floxy Bee

Queen of Hikosso music, YeyeAsa, Mother of the culture, Popularly known and called Floxy Bee by contemporaries and friends, in this close up with Head atqnews.comRennOffor, shares her how her father’s love for highlife music rubbed off on her, her passion to promote upcoming artistes who areinterested in promoting African cultures, and her sojourn in the world of music which […]

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Rwanda and Ethiopia the model States of Africa go into partnership

LAST week, Rwanda and Ethiopia inked an aviation deal that on the surface looks routine, but which could be emblematic of a quiet yet significant shift in the nature of the region’s geopolitics, positioning the two states as growing players in a continent currently bereft of a clear strong leader. The agreement, whose biggest takeaway was the fifth freedom rights, […]

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