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SA female filmmakers exhibit their work at Festival de Cannes

Mail Guardian South Africa 26 May 2022
I was also inspired by a film that was also screened there at Cannes a few years back from Africa that received a standing ovation and I said to myself, ‘this is where my next film is going to be’,” says Sithebe.
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Giving Africa a creative voice in the digital era

Business Ghana 25 May 2022
Africa is at the coalface of these developments ... The challenge, though, is that we must continue to tell African stories, even while many technology innovations and Big Tech companies originate outside Africa ... In 2018, M-Net and MultiChoice spent R2,5bn developing local movies and series and bringing them to screens across Africa.
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WHO says no urgent need for mass monkeypox vaccinations

Gulf Daily News 24 May 2022
The World Health Organisation does not believe the monkeypox outbreak outside of Africa requires mass vaccinations as measures like good hygiene and safe sexual behaviour will help control its spread, a senior official said on Monday ... virus outside of Africa, where it is endemic.
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No urgent need for mass monkeypox vaccinations, WHO says

The Irish Times 24 May 2022
The World Health Organization does not believe the monkeypox outbreak outside of Africa requires mass vaccinations as measures like good hygiene and safe sexual behaviour will help control its spread, a senior official said on Monday ... virus outside of Africa, where it is endemic.
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Daily IOL Radio News Bulletin - May 24

Independent online (SA) 24 May 2022
IOL NEWS · Daily IOL News Bulletin presented by Nokuthula Khwela. Cape Town - As you kick start your day, Nokuthula Khwela brings you the country’s biggest stories. In our top stories. ... He was 55 years old. The award-winning Thespian shared the screen, both small and big; and tread the boards with some of the finest actors in South Africa and abroad ... .
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WHO: Monkeypox containable, no urgent need for mass vaccinations

Gulf News 24 May 2022
The WHO also does not believe the monkeypox outbreak outside of Africa requires mass vaccinations as measures like good hygiene and safe sexual behaviour will help control its spread, a senior official said on Monday ... outbreak of the virus outside of Africa, where it is endemic.
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COA mixture to be relaunched

Business Ghana 24 May 2022
Prof ... Prof.Duncan said it was no wonder that a study carried out on the COA Mixture at the School of Pharmacy, KwaZulu Natal University, South Africa, confirmed in a preliminary phytochemicals screening that a total of 161 organic compounds were found in the ingredients of COA Mixture making it the potent herbal medicine in recent history ... .
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Respected theatre legend and screen actor, Jamie Bartlett has died.

Independent online (SA) 23 May 2022
The award-winning Thespian shared the screen, both small and big; and tread the boards with some of the finest actors in South Africa and abroad.Jamie Bartlett, popularly known as David Genaro in Rhythm City, will be in Mbombela ... His final role on screen was as a corrupt Russian ambassador on Mzansi Magic’s “The Republic”, earlier this year.
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Singapore and the African Union can digitally verify each other’s Covid-19 vaccination certificates from May 23

Joy Online 23 May 2022
To facilitate the resumption of travel between Singapore and countries in Africa, Singapore and the African ... The TT and TV platforms are based on the African Union standard for harmonizing digital passes and health-related screening standards across Africa for seamless travel.
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OPINION| South African audiences want more authentic and accurate diversity in TV shows and movies

Mail Guardian South Africa 20 May 2022
... represents an accurate and truthful on-screen reflection of all people ... Global Representation on Screen, 89% of the participants in South Africa agree that current on-screen representation is inadequate, and change is necessary to show greater diversity in TV shows and movies.
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Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Confronts the Problem of Sameness

The Atlantic 20 May 2022
It’s where he’s spent the last stage of a long literary career as one of Africa’s most prominent writers, a position that was confirmed again this year when he was awarded the PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature ... One of Ngũgĩ’s favorite projects was the campus screening of Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice —in Māori.
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African Union, Singapore establish framework for mutual recognition of COVID-19 vaccination certificates

China.dot.org 18 May 2022
"To facilitate the resumption of travel between Singapore and countries in Africa, Singapore and ... The Trusted Travel and Trusted Vaccines platforms are based on the AU standard for harmonizing digital passes and health-related screening standards across Africa for seamless travel.
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LOOK: This is what Eva Longoria, Lori Harvey, Deepika Padukone, Julianne Moore and more wore ...

Independent online (SA) 18 May 2022
Lynch, who will soon share the screen with Viola Davis and South Africa’s Thuso Mbedu in “The Woman King”, turned heads with her signature buzz cut, and emerald and diamond jewels.
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Covid-19: Singapore partners AU to facilitate resumption of travel between itself and African countries

Joy Online 17 May 2022
Singapore’s Transport Ministry says, as part of efforts to facilitate the resumption of travel between itself and countries in Africa, it has partnered with the African Union ... The TT and TV platforms are based on the African Union standard for harmonizing digital passes and health-related screening standards across Africa for seamless travel.

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