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A GOOD LAUGH: Subs please make a relevant caption JohannesburgOHANNESBURG comedian Dillan Oliphant will join other popular acts as part of Trevor Noah’s Nation Wild show at The Venue@Hemingways in East London this weekend
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Wild comedy set to enthral at weekend

Popular acts to support SA funnyman. TREVOR Noah’s Nation Wild show was sold out when it opened in Witbank last month – this weekend he brings the show to East London.

HONOUR: Mpondo comedian Nomakhisimsi has been nominated again for this year’s best indigenous comedian award at the Satmas
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Indigenous humour recognised in award

TRANSKEI comedian Nomakhisimsi is in line for an award after being nominated again for the best indigenous comedian at this year’s South African Traditional Music Awards (Satma).

Africa chose South Africa’s Keagan as the winner of AfricaMagic’s Big Brother StarGame last night (5 August on DStv Channel 197 & 198 at 20:00 CAT) – and rocketed him to superstardom and the massive USD 300 000 prize after 91 days of 24/7 drama and thrills. ( Photo/Cobus Bodenstein.)

Africa’s ‘Big Brother’ TV show cancelled after fire

THE launch of the new series of the popular Africa’s Big Brother reality TV show has been postponed indefinitely after fire gutted its purpose-built production venue, organisers announced today.

CHUMANI PAN

EC actor stars in Ghana movie

Pan hopes to break into West African film market. WELL known Eastern Cape actor Chumani Pan has just returned from West Africa where his latest movie Silver Rain was shot in Ghana.

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ÉVoid all ready to rock East London’s socks off

HIS wife may not understand why he wants to “prance about” on stage now that he is 54, but thousands of South Africans are blown away by the opportunity to see éVoid’s Erik Windrich in action again.

'Sticks and Stones' set.

Television a fast-growing industry with challenges and opportunities

WORKING on a tight budget with difficult locations and a partly inexperienced crew, a project like Sticks and Stones can be harrowing.

HOMESPUN DRAMA: Above, Palesa’s determination and courage take her from an  informal settlement to the boardroom and beyond. This complex and charismatic  character is played by Talitha Ndima.

A working class heroine defies all stereotypes

MY BUSINESS partner Bridget Pickering and I are great believers in female em powerment. Nearly all our projects have strong female protagonists and Sticks and Stones was designed to give a range of strong female roles. In a nutshell the series is about Palesa and her family.

HARMONISING VOICES: Members of Masibuyele kuJehova perform during their 26th anniversary that was held at Ngwenyama Lodge in Nelspruit Picture: SINO MAJANGAZA

Masibuyele kuJehova group’s music better with age

LIKE a good wine that improves with time, the music of Masibuyele kuJehova has matured in quality over the years. After almost 30 years of performing gospel, and with an average age of 60, this all-woman group is as strong as ever and working on a new album due early next year.

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