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Cultural and Creative Industries Supporting Activities in Sub-Saharan Africa

Pedro Affonso Ivo Franco and Kimani Njogu
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Capoeira: From struggle to a movement

This article explores the flair of the capoeira dance form which represents an expression of body,mind and spirit and has evolved over a long somewhat controversial history. The article also covers how the first official capoeira schoolin Kenya, Capoeira Balanco Negro is redefining the local cultural scene through artistic and community activities.
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CREATIVE INDUSTRY AS A DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY

January 13th 2020 Mr. Dimiter Gantchev Deputy Director, Copyright. WIPO                     Making a living in the
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A Creative Economy System

This article provides an overview presentation given by an acclaimed Kenyan writer, Yvonne Owuor to the National Creative Economy Conference held in Nairobi 2015. Yvonne Owuor challenges the status quo by exploring what is needed to grow the creative economy in Kenya.
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Inter-generational Dialogue Forum on Dance & Conceptual Arts

The Inter-generational Dialogue Forum on Dance & Conceptual Arts was held at the Go Down Arts Centre in February 2019. The forum drew the participation of over fifty creative sector stakeholders drawn from local dance groups, academia, government agencies, media and members of the Creative Economy Working Group.
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“RESILIENCE IS EVERYWHERE”

The following is a release from the Trust for Indigenous Culture and Health (TICAH) During these
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CEWG Meets Cabinet Secretary

The Creative Economy Working Group met with the Cabinet Secretary for Sports, Culture and Heritage on 3 June 2019 to discuss the effective incorporation of arts and culture in the national agenda through policy and legislative reform, institutional development and capacity development.
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Imara Roundtable-Intellectual Property

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Summary of the Memorandum of Views on Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2017

The Creative Economy Working Group was invited to elaborate on the Memorandum of Views on Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2017 by the Departmental Committee on Communications, Information, and Innovation.
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Imara Roundtable on the Future of the Creative Sector

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IMARA ROUND TABLE: Cultural and Creative Industries and Tourism in Kenya

Theme: Cultural and Creative Industries and Tourism in Kenya Date:  Thursday, October 24th, 2019 Time:
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Theatre for community development

Examining the role of theatre in community development
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