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Recent media reports about attempts to ship to the United Kingdom a rare art collection belonging to Kenya's second vice-president, the late Joseph Murumbi, have rekindled calls by conservationists and art lovers for the government to pursue the repatriation of cultural artefacts that have been shipped to Europe and the United States over the years.
The National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) has begun to disburse money from the Arts Development Fund Scholarship (ADF) to artists and arts organisations.
After two years of sojourn in the nation's capital, the French Embassy commissioned the temporary site of its Abuja branch of the French Cultural Centre last month.
Arts, culture, science and technology minister Ben Ngubane has advised artists to organise themselves to make it easy for government to work with them.
In Zambia this important issue of culture has not received the kind of media coverage that can provide future generations with a solid learning base.The reportage of culture in this country has been confined to entertainment - music shows and albums, theatre and beauty parades. The print media is more guilty of this lapse than the electronic.
Zimbabwean artists have accused the Minister of Education, Sport and Culture Aeneas Chigwedere, of neglecting the arts and culture industries.