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Joanna Page: ‘Naivety almost got me killed in a taxi in South Africa’

The Times/The Sunday Times 24 Sep 2023
Joanna Page, 46, is an actress and presenter. She’s best known for her role as Stacey Shipman in the sitcom Gavin & Stacey, was part of the star-studded Love Actually cast, and has appeared as a guest panellist on Loose Women ... KIRILL RUDENKO/GETTY IMAGES. I also went to South Africa solo to film a costume drama and had a driver and chaperone ... .

Luyanda Zwane is the one to watch as she continues to clinch roles

Independent online (SA) 18 Sep 2023
Such is the case with Luyanda Zwane, who portrays the role of Sibongile in the romance drama, ‘Sibongile and the Dlaminis’ ... She was introduced to the arts in High school (Kingsway High School) where she took part in school musicals and drama competitions and studied drama as a subject.

European Directors Back Agnieszka Holland Amid Polish Government Attacks

The Hollywood Reporter 18 Sep 2023
The Federation of European Screen Directors has joined the chorus of European filmmakers coming out in support of Polish director Agnieszka Holland, who has faced a backlash from a member of Poland’s right-wing government over her new film, refugee drama The Green Border.

2023-24 Cleveland Theater Guide: 80+ stage shows coming to Northeast Ohio, from Sondheim to Shakespeare ...

Cleveland 17 Sep 2023
This Lakewood cultural institution has an engaging mix of compelling dramas and heartwarming musicals in store for its 90th season ... Another local premiere, this gripping drama focuses on two Black political prisoners in South Africa whose friendship is tested when one of them wins their appeal for release.

La La Land meets lineouts: Hollywood star Taika Waititi ventures into the world of the ...

CNN 15 Sep 2023
They’ve now suffered two losses in a row having lost to reigning champion South Africa in August before the World Cup kicked off ... But the Rugby World Cup has provided some of the biggest upsets in the history of sport, notably when Japan stunned South Africa in 2015.

‘Io Capitano’: An African odyssey inspired by true events wins at Venice Film Festival

The Philadelphia Tribune 14 Sep 2023
A migrant drama told from the perspective of two Senegalese cousins who journey across West Africa to Italy, the film is an odyssey with touches of “The Odyssey,” alive to the spectacle of their undertaking ... “To completely turn that perspective that we are used to seeing, and place my camera from Africa to Europe, so the gaze is the opposite.”.

China slams US’s G20 host proposal – Now what?

Cryptopolitan 11 Sep 2023
The 2026 G20 presidency ... Challenging a Convention ... It followed a predictable rhythm, free of the drama that now surrounds it. The G20’s roster of hosts has seen each member state take its turn, and after South Africa’s turn in 2025, the wheel was supposed to turn to the US, completing the cycle since the group’s inception in 2008 ... ....

25 Movies That Will Make Women Over 50 Instantly Nostalgic

The Marshall News Messenger 09 Sep 2023
A sweeping, heart-breaking, wildly romantic drama set in North Africa during World War II, this Academy-Award-winning film is celebrated for its breathtaking cinematography, intricate storytelling and powerful performances, particularly by Ralph Fiennes and Juliette Binoche.

Leveraging the power of storytelling in PR practice

B & FT Online 06 Sep 2023
Voices from the Market by BBC Africa, a radio drama series set in Nigeria by the BBC, has a similar effect. Set in a busy fictional market in the heart of West Africa, it uses drama to trigger discourse and encourage debate among its listeners on various local and global issues; ...

Netflix announces ‘Blood & Water’ season 4, South African slate

The Grio 05 Sep 2023
Netflix announced a slate of new content from South Africa over the weekend, including the fourth season of its hit series “Blood & Water.” “Blood & Water” production still image ... The streamer unveiled the fourth season of the hit drama as well as other new content at the TV conference MIP Africa, per Variety.

How companies can build a long-term strategy that will keep them secure

B & FT Online 05 Sep 2023
It is the key to sustainable success and growth for modern organisations ... Eskom, South Africa’s power utility, has encountered challenges in implementing long-term strategies. The drama surrounding its CEO Brian Molefe’s return to the job highlights flaws in the accountability systems of the country’s state-owned enterprises ... ... ....

Explainer: What options do African nations have to finance climate, nature?

Reuters 04 Sep 2023
WHAT FUNDS DOES AFRICA NEED TO MEET CLIMATE GOALS? ... Africa hosts ... Despite the drama, enthusiasm for debt-for-nature swaps in Africa is expected to continue to grow with both the African Development Bank and the European Investment Bank both involved in their first ones they say.

The coup in Gabon poses a new threat to democracy in Africa | Observer editorial

The Guardian 03 Sep 2023
Sub-Saharan Africa has suffered an alarming spate of military takeovers since 2020 Army general Brice Clotaire ... Africa’s latest coup drama appears to have begun as a family row .

The Observer view on Gabon: the coup poses a new threat to democracy in Africa

The Observer 03 Sep 2023
Africa’s latest coup drama appears to have begun as a family row ... The coup fits a disturbing pattern across sub-Saharan Africa, which has suffered a spate of military takeovers since 2020, including in Mali, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Chad, Sudan and, most recently, Niger ... In Africa, the median age is about 19.

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