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African Union member states endorse the draft statute of the African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission (AACC) to boost African cinema industry

  • The African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission (AACC) will be responsible for the promotion of the African audiovisual and cinema industry.
  • The audiovisual and cinema industry accounts for US$5 billion in continental GDP.

Ministers of Youth, Culture and sport of the African Union member states meeting in Nairobi have endorsed the Draft Statute of the African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission (AACC) at the Extraordinary Session of the Specialized Technical Committee on Youth, Culture and Sport (STC-YCS2). The AACC was established in June 2016 in Addis Ababa Ethiopia as a specialized agency of the African Union. The Ministers also approved establishment of the AACC Temporary Secretariat in Nairobi, Kenya. read more

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