Asiime on Plays and Stories

Deborah Asiimwe Gkashugi is a soft spoken young woman and, at first glance you would not imagine that she is an award winning playwright with the BBC. She tells us about her success and how she has gotten to the top. Follow @AfricaSpeaks4 Tweet

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The African Cypher Wins Audience Award

Encounters South African International Documentary Festival, which ran from 7-24 June 2012 in Cape Town and Johannesburg, screening 52 documentaries from across the globe, including 16 world premieres has announced its Audience Awards. Bryan Little’s The African Cypher won the Audience Award for Best South African Film. His celebration of local street dance culture sold out…

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Featured Artist: Rachida Q’marr Amara

  Read the artist bio in French» Rachida Q’marr Amara is a courageous artist whose work pushes boundaries and reinvents forms in ways that challenge the art world in her native Tunisia. But despite the resistance she often faces, Rachida soldiers on; producing haunting images that are both the product of stunning  technique and and astonishing honesty….

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South Africa: Mandela Film Sets to Take on New Life

The film sets created for the only official film based on Nelson Mandela’s autobiography, Long Walk To Freedom, will take on a new life once filming is completed, thanks to a partnership with the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory aimed at perpetuating Mandela’s legacy. Follow @AfricaSpeaks4 Tweet

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