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Participants during the budget consultative workshop in Zambia

CfCA supports a Budget Workshop, Mapping a Path for increased Public Investment in the Culture Sector

Connect for Culture Africa, in partnership with the People’s Action for Accountability and Good Governance in Zambia (PAAGZ), alongside the Ministry of Youth, Sport, and Art, and the National Arts Council, orchestrated a pivotal three-day budget consultative workshop for creatives and sector players in Kafue district, Zambia. Held from May 15th to 17th, 2024, under …

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CfCA and the African Union Commission Collaborate with Addis Jazz Festival to Celebrate Africa Day

Connect for Culture Africa (CfCA) initiative, in partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC), will be collaborating with the Addis Jazz Festival to celebrate Africa Day on May 25th amidst the vibrant ambiance of the Addis Jazz Festival at the African Jazz Village in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Celebrated annually and inaugurated by the AUC in …

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Rwanda Cultural Heritage Academy and Google Arts and Culture Collaboration

The Rwandan Cultural Heritage Academy (RCHA) had joined forces with Google Arts and Culture to unveil the Rwanda Collection, underscoring the pivotal role of digital technologies in preserving and promoting cultural heritage on International Museum Day. Celebrated annually on May 18th, International Museum Day emphasized the importance of museums in cultural exchange, enrichment, and development. …

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Afrigo Band from Uganda is among the bands programmed to perform.

CfCA celebrate Africa Day and kicks-off Advocacy Campaign

Connect for Culture Africa (CfCA) initiative, in partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC), is gearing up to commemorate Africa Day on May 25th amidst the vibrant ambiance of the Addis Jazz festival at the African Jazz Village in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This celebration will coincide with the kick-off of CfCA’s Advocacy campaign on May …

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Call for Applications: Implementing Partner Organisation in Zimbabwe

Selam is pleased to announce a call for applications from eligible organisations to become its implementing partner in Zimbabwe for the Connect for Culture Africa (CfCA) project. Selam is a Pan-African organisation headquartered in Sweden with regional offices in Addis Ababa and Nairobi. The organisation was created in 1997 and has since evolved into an …

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New Report Explores Vibrant Cultural Trends in Sub-Saharan African Cities

In a bid to shed light on the evolving cultural landscape of Sub-Saharan Africa, a groundbreaking report titled “The African Alternatives: Shaping the Cultural Landscape of Sub-Saharan Cities” has been unveiled by the British Council and Andani.Africa. The report, drawing insights from 11 dynamic capitals in the region, offers a deep dive into emerging cultural …

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We are looking for a Programme Manager to join our team!

The CfCA initiative, implemented by Selam in partnership with the African Union (AU), aims to promote and develop the culture and creative sector within the AU member states. One key objective of the initiative is to lobby for increased public funding in the culture sector from government sources. To support the CfCA project in achieving …

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Participants at the recently concluded regional meeting included representatives from NWGs in Ethiopia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Uganda.

Successful Regional Meeting in Zanzibar Paves the Way for Enhanced Public Funding Advocacy in Uganda, Ethiopia, Zambia and Zimbabwe

The Connect for Culture Africa (CfCA) initiative recently organised a regional network meeting on February 11th in Zanzibar, Tanzania. The gathering convened representatives from civil society organizations (CSOs) and influential figures, including policymakers like Fumba Chama, the Permanent Secretary responsible for arts in the Zambian Ministry of Youth, Sport, and Arts, and Juliana Naumo, the …

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