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Kampala City without its carnival

East Africa’s entertainment capital will be dull this October Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | “Make a date with East Africa’s biggest street party during the festival weekend from Oct.5-7.” Well, not this year. Kampala city, which carries the moniker of “East Africa’s entertainment capital,” will not be having savoury aromas …

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Brazil’s economy puts damper on Rio carnival

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | AFP | The Rio carnival is a celebration of joyful excess but deep recession in Brazil means that samba schools are thinking about their budgets as much as their dance moves. “Here the key word is austerity,” says Luiz Carlos Magalhaes, president of the Portela …

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