The Moroccan capital Rabat was designated on Saturday as the African capital of culture for 2020-2021, official news agency MAP reported.
The decision was taken by the Committee of African Capitals of Culture following its meeting, held at the headquarters of United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) in Rabat.
The meeting examined the the merits of the candidacy of Rabat and the conditions that this city must fulfill to be the mirror of African culture for the period 2020-2021.
A team has been set up to work on the general programming of the various planned events and activities to celebrate the African Continent in its plurality and diversity and contribute to the writing of a common history. Enditem