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'Ugly Betty' Is Coming To South Africa

Essence - 7 hours ago
According to Variety, the rights to Betty La Fea, the popular Colombian telenovela that inspired the America Ferrera-led ABC series that ran for four seasons, has been optioned by South African production company, Known Associates...

Taylor Wessing Prize: Alice Mann wins with portraits of drum majorettes

BBC News - 4 hours ago
Alice Mann has been named the winner of this year's Taylor Wessing Prize for her portraits of an all-female team of South African drum majorettes. It's the first time in the ... at bbcnewsents. If you have a story suggestion email entertainment.news...

Ghana hosts week-long South Africa cultural season

GhanaWeb - 22 hours ago
Ms Sotyu is leading a delegation of South African artists which include Berita, Chef Citron Khumalo, Zwai Bala, Mafikizolo, Mbuso Khoza, Brenda Mtambo among many others as they showcase the country's artistic talents and to create an inter-cultural...

South African Week celebration launched in Ghana

GhanaWeb - 1 day ago
The South African delegation led by the Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Ms. Maggie Makhotso Sotyu will showcase some artistic features from the South African soil from Tuesday, October 16th through to Saturday, October 19th, 2018 at various ...and...

Thurber House announces 2018 finalists for humor prize

News-Herald.com - 12 hours ago
Each year, it awards the Thurber Prize for American Humor. Comedian Trevor Noah won last year for "Born a Crime," his memoir about growing up in South Africa. This year's finalists are Jenny Allen, author of the essay collection "Would Everybody Please ...and...

Forgotten South African artist gets a retrospective show

Uniontown Herald Standard - 6 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The abstract work of South African artist Christo Coetzee, who died in 2000, was widely shown around the world, including at a 1961 exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Yet Coetzee is largely unknown in his home ...and...

Polygamy is the flavour of October month on SA TV

Independent Online - 12 hours ago
After writing about weddings on South African dramas recently following the unusual 'wedding love triangle' on SABC1's "Uzalo," perhaps the logical thing to do this week is to focus on polygamy on our screens. I have written about this controversial...

A South African Remake of 'Ugly Betty' Is On The Way

Okayafrica - 13 hours ago
The US series, Ugly Betty will get a South African remake. Variety reports that Betty La Fea, the Colombian telenovela that inspired Ugly Betty, has been opted by South Africa's Known Associates Entertainment for a local adaptation.and...

'Ugly Betty' to Receive South African Remake (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety - 1 day ago
“Betty La Fea,” the megahit Colombian telenovela that inspired the ABC series “Ugly Betty,” has been optioned by South Africa's Known Associates Entertainment for a local adaptation. The deal was announced at Mipcom on Monday with Colombian net RCN ...and...

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Here's what movies you can watch at the Cape Town International Film Festival this week

Channel 24 - 1 day ago
An unflinching look at the #FeesMustFall student movement that burst onto the South African political landscape in 2015 as a protest over the cost of education, and morphed into the most militant national revolt since the country's first democratic...

7 must-watch South African movies and series to stream tonight

TimesLIVE - 3 weeks ago
Showmax has recently added an award-winning lineup of local favourites – from a hit horror film that's up for eight Africa Movie Academy Awards to a multi-award-winning short film that's in the running for the Oscars next year, and two of South Africa...

8 Must-see South African movies and why they're worth a watch

Channel 24 - 4 weeks ago
South African films, on the other hand, have a close-to-home quality that often lingers a little longer and helps us feel truly immersed in the characters unlike any overseas movie. Here are 8 must-see local films that all share an Mzansi narrative in...

10 South African startups to watch – including an app that helps you find cool things to do in your area

BusinessTech - 12 hours ago
Seedstars World, a seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, has brought its pre-selection rounds to an end. Seedstars connects stakeholders, builds companies from scratch with public and private partners and ...and...

Bumblebee The Movie: South Africa Release Date, Official Trailer and more

The South African - 3 weeks ago
Bumblebee: The Movie is coming! Yes, your favorite Transformer is getting his own movie and will hit theatres sooner than you think. Bumblebee: The Movie is set to hit cinemas in December 2018. Bumblebee: The Movie is set in the year 1987. It will tell...

14th South African HORRORFEST Film Festival & Halloween event!

Underground Press (press release) (blog) - 17 hours ago
Cinematically there are over a dozen new, indie and classic movies, many South African premieres, local productions (with filmmaker guests), free pre-release screenings of brand new releases and around 60 fantastic short films from around the...

Five things making headlines in South Africa today

Moneyweb.co.za - 15 hours ago
... billion on movies and TV shows in 2018. Read: Netflix investors seek signs of resurgence after July letdown. 4. Waterfall city gets a revamp. Attacq will be developing a collection of high-rise luxury apartments and office buildings in Waterfall...

Critical darlings Raw and A Ghost Story come first and only to Showmax in SA

Bizcommunity.com - 14 hours ago
Miss the days of Cinema Nouveau, when art-house movies were actually available in South Africa? Then we have good news for you: A Ghost Story and Raw are coming first and only to Showmax in South Africa this October, just in time for...

'Ugly Betty' to Receive South African Remake (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety - 1 day ago
“Betty La Fea,” the megahit Colombian telenovela that inspired the ABC series “Ugly Betty,” has been optioned by South Africa's Known Associates Entertainment for a local adaptation. The deal was announced at Mipcom on Monday with Colombian net RCN ...and...

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South African Artists 'Humiliated' in Australia Over Heritage Music Performance

AllAfrica.com - 1 day ago
Local artists are upset at being sidelined at an international event designed to promote South African heritage.In a Facebook post, promoter Beryl Crosher-Segers expressed her frustration that an Australian event on October 14 designed to showcase ...and...

South African duo recreates popular Romanian song

Music In Africa - 11 hours ago
The act released its self-titled debut album in 2012, which earned them the Best Country Album gong at the Ghoema Music Awards, as well as a Huisgenoot Tempo nomination for Best Newcomer in 2013. In 2015, the duo released its second offering,...

Idols SA's Top Six pay homage to inspirational South African music legends

Political Analysis South Africa - 1 day ago
The top six finalists of Idols SA season 14 were announced live at the State Theatre in Pretoria on Sunday, 14 October 2018. The fourteenth season of Idols SA is nearing its conclusion, as the Top Six finalists were announced during the latest episode...

SA: DJ Sbu to host 2018 Mzansi Kwaito and House Awards

Music In Africa - 11 hours ago
Mzansi Kwaito and House Music Awards PR and communications officer said: “Having DJ Sbu host the awards will motivate and inspire upcoming musicians who come from different townships to work harder to achieve their dreams.” The organisers...

A South African Remake of 'Ugly Betty' Is On The Way

Okayafrica - 13 hours ago
Perhaps, what takes the cake in the world of African music marketing is one crazy move by a little known Nigerian artist named Skibii. You see, this guy died and rose again from the dead, just like sweet biblical adult Jesus. He had a single somewhere ...and...

Watch 'Little America,' a Documentary That Explores The US' Influence on South African Music

Okayafrica - 6 days ago
Darkie Fiction is a music duo from South Africa. They pride themselves in making "authentic" South African music—their music has a huge old school kwaito influence. In our 2017 interview with them, they said, "Popular South African music just sounds...

Gqom music has US ambassador in DJ AQ

SowetanLIVE Sunday World - 15 hours ago
South Africa has a new ambassador to the US. Oh wait, this one is not based at the South African embassy in Washington DC. Kadijah Bah is a DJ - young, female and excellent as flag bearer of Mzansi's gqom music in the States. New York-based Bah,...

Keeping the doors open for African music

IQ Magazine - 1 day ago
From the Malian band Songhoy Blues, who fought for their right to sing when Islamic jihadists banned music, to the gay South African artist Nakhane, who, having embraced his sexuality, had to leave his own country to find safety. Not your average indie...

Sauti za Busara: line-up announcement for 2019 edition

Music In Africa - 12 hours ago
“However, it was evident that there is need to encourage more female musicians and bands who play quality original African music to apply for the festival. Also we noticed that most of the submitted promotional materials such as audio, video and...

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