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 AFRICA-FRANCE SUMMIT: The new Africa-France summit will be held on Friday in Montpellier in the presence of Emmanuel Macron. Several recommendations will be presented to transform France's relations with the African continent. 3,000 actors engaged in the transformation of France and Africa's relations will be present, according to the numbers of the historian. "These are 25 to 40 years old who are tired of this model of report where efficiency no longer exists," he said.

Un homme passe devant une affiche du 27e Festival panafricain du cinéma et de la télévision (FESPACO), à Ouagadougou, le 14 octobre 2021. © AFP - Olympia MAISMONT A man passes in front of a poster of the 27th Pan-African Festival of Cinema and Television (FESPACO), in Ouagadougou, the October 14, 2021.

At the Ouagadougou Sports Palace, Serge Aimé Coulibaly makes the latest settings for the FESPACO opening show that will take place on Saturday, October 16th. For this 27th edition of the Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, the choreographer, its 80 dancers, acrobats and comedians, have decided to pay tribute to the woman, through the show "Yennenga Leguesi" or L 'Hymn to resilience.

"We pay tribute to the woman, to the Amazon, to the one who struggles, explains the choreographer Burkinabè Serge Aimé Coulibaly . So, it's also a wink to see how to resist these repeated attacks of terrorism, how we can sublimate, find forces to eliminate this scourge.

indefterigorable for social injustices, Ken Loach illuminates the Berck-sur-Mer Festival

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Far from the Palais des Sports, Aboubacar Ouango ensures that all the projection rooms have received adequate hardware. For this General Delegate's advisor, the success of this edition of the FESPACO remains the main objective until the final clap: "Currently, we proceeded to program the films. Films held in the different projection sites. We also received movie projection copies, all categories combined, whether in Digital Cinema Package or digital file. At the level of the projection rooms, we do not have problems.

The establishment of the MICA

at least 8,000 directors, producers, critics or journalists will formally take part in this edition of the FESPACO. At the level of the Public Relations Department, the team led by Lucie Trendebogo has already worked on application for accreditation. At the last moment, there are always people who arrive, who have decided at the last moment. They too are supported. At our level, there is no major problem.

South Africa: The first Messenger RNA vaccine in preparation

 South Africa: The first Messenger RNA vaccine in preparation © Towfiqué BARBHUYA / UNSPLASH South Africa: The first Vaccine in RNA messenger on the continent in preparation South Africa, which militates for equitable access Anti-Covid vaccines, has embarked on the design of a first African vaccine at RNA Messenger (mRNA), to terminate the continent's dependence on rich countries. The innovative mRNA technology is to inject in the body of genetic instructions that dictate the patient's cells what to make to combat the disease.

The Organizing Committee had to work, day and night, for the establishment of the material. In the great courtyard of the Festival headquarters, several capitals have been installed to accommodate the mica, the international market for African cinema and television. Issika Guéré and his men check that the projection booths work as planned: "We are currently nearly 2,600 square meters of the marquee at Mica, with exhibition stands. We also have capitals of 300 square meters that will house different activities as conferences.

The honor returns to Senegal, a country invited, to inaugurate the session of the projections, with the film Atlantic of Mati Diop.

in Rennes, the Marmaille Theater Festival is in full swing and continues this Sunday .
© Dr. "We do not say I've tied," addresses the question of death with humor and renders accessible to children , from 9 years old. Reference Young Reference Theater Festival in Rennes (Ille-et-Vilaine), Marmaille offers shows from the age of 6 months, this Sunday, October 24, 2021, and during the holidays in Ille-et-Vilaine. This Sunday, October 24, 2021, to Rennes ( Ille-et-Vilaine ) and in the department, we can see three shows at the Festival Marmaille which lasts until October 29th.

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