Centre for African Literary Studies

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Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

This is a colourful Arts and Afgrica progamme because the oil paintings of the Ghanaian artist Dr Ablade Glover came under scrutiny. His oil paintings are on show at the October Gallery in London. 

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

We look at the work of two contemporary sculptors, and they could hardly be more fifferent. From Zimbabwe, the legendary Henry of Tengeneenge, an untrained artist who stumbled upon sculpture by accodent at the age of 36.

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

One of Africa's most famous Painter, Twins Seven Seven talk to Arts and Africa and hear from a writer of children's stories from Zambia. 

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

In this programme we meet two young artists, one paints and the other writes plays, who left Africa when they were old enough to have absorbed a lot of their own culture but when they had still to complete their education. 

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

Arts and Africa leaves the studio for the experience of African Village life, just out into one of London's parks called Holland Park which is the setting for a three week festival descriptively called "African Music Village"

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

Alex Tetteh-Lartey talks to Hukwe Zawose, a man with a remarkable ability, with him came fellow Tanzanian, Emmanuel Makala. Hukwe Zawose play the Maramba, the largest sanza or thumb-piano. he has been playing together with his fellow musicians from Bagamoyo College in Tanzania. 

 

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

Alex Tetteh-Lartey in this programme had the opportunity to spend some time chatting with a visitor from Khartoum - Farah Eissa Mohammed, tape librarian in the University of Khartoum's Institute of African and Asian Studies. His particular interest is traditional music. 

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

Alex Tetteh-Lartey in this programme had the opportunity to spend some time chatting with a visitor from Khartoum - Farah Eissa Mohammed, tape librarian in the University of Khartoum's Institute of African and Asian Studies. His particular interest is traditional music. 

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

Alex Tetteh-Lartey in this programme had the opportunity to spend some time chatting with a visitor from Khartoum - Farah Eissa Mohammed, tape librarian in the University of Khartoum's Institute of African and Asian Studies. His particular interest is traditional music. 

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

Alex Tetteh-Lartey in this programme had the opportunity to spend some time chatting with a visitor from Khartoum - Farah Eissa Mohammed, tape librarian in the University of Khartoum's Institute of African and Asian Studies. His particular interest is traditional music. 

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

Alex Tetteh-Lartey in this programme had the opportunity to spend some time chatting with a visitor from Khartoum - Farah Eissa Mohammed, tape librarian in the University of Khartoum's Institute of African and Asian Studies. His particular interest is traditional music. 

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

Alex Tetteh-Lartey in this programme had the opportunity to spend some time chatting with a visitor from Khartoum - Farah Eissa Mohammed, tape librarian in the University of Khartoum's Institute of African and Asian Studies. His particular interest is traditional music. 

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

In the Capital of Senegal, Dakar, Florence Akst speak with Ibrahim Sane about Festival of Young Creators. It's the second edition of such festival. It's for young people aged about eight to fourteen and they organised what they called "total theatre".

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

This programme looks at the African drama contribution at Edinburgh Festival, as well as the remarkable flowering of sculpture and graphic art in Tanzania.

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

This programme looks ar the pulsating rhythm that accompanies on of Zimbabwe's numerous traditional dance troupes and the considering the state of health of these groups.  Also looks at the Zimbabwe International Book Fair.

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

There is a signiture tune that is played in West Africa. It is played by the Mandinka of Senegal, The Gambia, Western Mali. Alex Tetteh-Lartey speak with Mamadou Suso, the kora player. 

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

Xiluva is a song from a stage show that's been running with great success in Maputo the capital of Mozambique. Jose Pinto de Sa is a writer who's been with the theatre group since it was started explained to Lois Browne in Maputo that, the making of Xiluva was very much a group activity.

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

A second Zimbabwe International Book Fair was held . But together with the Book Fair there was a Festival of African Films, the first of its knd in that part of the continent. The event was accompanied by a film workshop that brought people involved in the industry from many parts of Africa.

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

Alhaji Dan Maraya is one of the best known and most highly regarded of Nigerian musicians.He's a Hausa from the North of the country, and he's won his reputation with nothing more than an utterly simple stringed instrument and the force of his own wit and personality.  

Arts and Africa BBC African Service, London

In this programme we have two political poets. They could be described as political poets but they could scarcely be more different. Poemd by one of them are to be found in just about every anthology of Pan-African poetry. He's the South African writer and political activist, Dennis Brutus.

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