British-born Nigerian actor hopes black skinhead film will ‘heal’ pain

21 October 2019, 7:54 PM
British-born Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje was taken into foster care by a white family near London as a baby in the 1960s. As a youth, the unthinkable happened: the black boy joined a gang of violent white supremacists.
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John Kani reflects on his acting journey 17 November 2017, 9:59 AM

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This year’s lecture is delivered by Dr. Ibbo Mandaza. He is an internationally renowned speaker analyst, author and academic, and Executive Chairman of the Southern African Political Economy Series Trust. Amongst many issues to be addressed Dr. Mandaza will reflect on the psychological aspects of Black Consciousness and Steve Biko in the context of the […]

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Renowned academic and political analyst, Iddo Mandaza will deliver the 18th annual Steve Biko memorial lecture in Pretoria on Thursday.

South Africans urged to wear red ribbons for HIV/Aids awareness 9 November 2017, 5:11 PM

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