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Laugh Break with Comedian Tats Nkonzo
4 years ago

Laugh Break with Comedian Tats Nkonzo

Good humor requires good intellect. South African comedian Tats Nkonzo has an abundance of both. Popular in Johannesburg comedy clubs, Tats recently took his talents to the Edinburgh …
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Rape: A South African Nightmare
4 years ago

Rape: A South African Nightmare

Academic Pumla Dineo Gqola’s new book Rape: A South African Nightmare explores the troubling realities of South African rape culture. In a deftly argued, compelling book, Gqola explores how …
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‘Mama Africa’: Documenting Transgender South Africans
4 years ago

‘Mama Africa’: Documenting Transgender South Africans

German-born, South-Africa based photojournalist Corinna Kern is fascinated by alternative, non-conformist lifestyles. Her projects have ranged from London’s underground rave scene to hoarders and squatters and now to …
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South Africa: The Darling of the Wine World
4 years ago

South Africa: The Darling of the Wine World

For years, Napa Valley, California or the Bordeaux region in southwestern France have drawn wine lovers from across the world, however, in recent years, South Africa’s Western …
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Sea of Ash: A Short Film on the Mediterranean Migrant Crisis
4 years ago

Sea of Ash: A Short Film on the Mediterranean Migrant Crisis

Michael MacGarry’s new film, Sea of Ash, delves deep into one of the most pressing issues of our time—the ongoing Mediterranean migrant crisis. In thirteen minutes, MacGarry tells …
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Meet the first African cycling team to ever compete in the Tour de France
4 years ago

Meet the first African cycling team to ever compete in the Tour de France

MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung is Africa’s first UCI Professional Continental cycling team. The team is based in South Africa and will be the first African cycling team to compete …
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Opportunities for Young Africans (06/16/15)
4 years ago

Opportunities for Young Africans (06/16/15)

We are partnered with the Opportunity Desk to bring your attention to conferences, fellowships, competitions, scholarship and funding opportunities all year long.

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Touring Joburg’s Inner City through Graffiti Art
5 years ago

Touring Joburg’s Inner City through Graffiti Art

Jo Buitendach is the co-founder of Past Experiences, Johannesburg’s first walking tour company. Past Experiences, gives visitors a taste of life in Joburg’s inner city and encourages them …
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Speaking Against the Xenophobic Attacks in South Africa: I am Born Free
5 years ago

Speaking Against the Xenophobic Attacks in South Africa: I am Born Free

“I am a born free.”

I have lived my entire life reading, hearing, saying, repeating that mantra in ignorance of …
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Behind the Scenes with Afripedia
5 years ago

Behind the Scenes with Afripedia

New web series Afripedia is a new five-part documentary series by Sweden’s Stocktown Films that focuses on creatives in Angola, Ghana, Kenya, Senegal, and South Africa. Ayiba’s Akinyi …
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