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UNESCO PARTNERS WITH AFRICOM TO REINFORCE THE PROFESSIONAL MUSEUM NETWORK IN AFRICA
 
UNESCO and AFRICOM signed a new partnership agreement, which aims to reinforce the communications, awareness-raising and networking among the professional museum community in Africa. As part of the partnership, AFRICOM’s vast communication tools will be strengthened and supported...more
 
AFRICOM ACTIVITIES
2nd Edition Directory of Museum professionals 2011
We thank all the museum professionals and institutions in Africa who responded to our call to submit their profile details for the 2nd edition Directory of museum professionals in Africa. ...more
Publication
The proceedings of AFRICOM's 1st Conference and General Assembly were published in 2005...more
Internship Programme
AFRICOM offered an 8-week internship opportunity for Museum Professionals...more
Directory of Professionals
Exactly ten years since its first publication, AFRICOM took up the challenge to...more
NEWSLETTERS


AFRICOM NEWS
Issue no.9 2010/11

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WHAT'S ON AT AFRICOM
AFRICOM and CMA sign MoU in Wuhan, China
AFRICOM and the Chinese Museums Association (CMA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Wuhan, China on 23 September 2012. Mr. Song Xinchao, President of CMA, and Mr. Nath Mayo Adediran, President of AFRICOM presided over the signing ceremony ....more
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS:African and American Museum Professionals Mentoring and Exchange Programme-Deadline 15th October 2012
The Mentoring Exchange Program is the inaugural project of the U.S.-Africa Cultural Heritage Strategic Partnership Initiative Initiative (USACHSPI), a collaboration of AFRICOM with a number of U.S,organizations ....more

Inaugural meeting of the new AFRICOM Board
The first convening of the recently elected new AFRICOM Board took place in Nairobi, Kenya from 11-13 September 2012.The workshop facilitator was Dr. Deborah Mack of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution...
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ICOM signs Memorandum of Understanding with AFRICOM
On 1 May, 2012, ICOM signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with International Council of African Museums (AFRICOM) during the 2012 AAM Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo in Minneapolis, USA ....more
AFRICOM Board Members 2012-2014
The AFRICOM Board of Directors comprises of the President, Treasurer and the Representatives of each region of Africa: North, West, Central, East, Southern and the Indian Ocean Islands ....more
Uganda National Museum Launches an exhibition on Famine and Food Security
The Uganda National Museum officially launched her exhibition “Famine and Food security” at a gala event held in the museum gallery on the 24th February 2012 supported by AFRICOM ....more
Gitega National Museum officially launches her exhibition on the “Burundian Traditional Dances”
Gitega National Museum launched its much awaited temporary exhibition on the 10th February 2012 supported by AFRICOM through funding by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Its theme “Burundian Traditional Dances”....more
HERITAGE NEWS
Japanese-funded UNESCO project improves inventories and documentation in Sub-Saharan African Museums
UNESCO partnered with the EPA in Benin to train 33 professionals from 30 museums from 17 countries on how to improve inventories and documentation in Sub-Saharan African museums ...
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Call for proposals: The African World Heritage Fund -Conservation Grant
The AWHF is providing conservation grants to African State Parties to implement projects and activities which focus on improving the State of Conservation of World Heritage properties in Africa ...
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Important work of Art disappears at the Nairobi National Museum!
An important work of art by contemporary Kenyan artist, Peterson Kamwathi, went missing on Monday at the Nairobi National Museum, where it was scheduled to be part of an exhibition ...
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CHDA and University of Brandenburg
As part of a seminar on financing and fundraising for heritage preservation and promotion activities, a group of 26 master students, from 28 countries across the globe ...
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Kenya’s first underwater museum
Underwater archaeologists say that, if well preserved, these shipwrecks and the artefacts they are believed to hold could help revive cultural tourism at the Coast ...
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The International Museum Day 2012
The worldwide community of museums celebrated International Museum Day in May 18, 2012. The theme for 2012 was Museums in a Changing World. New challenges, New inspirations. ...
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