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South Africa’s most unlikely export

South Africa's most unlikely export must be US singer-songwriter Rodriguez, who cut two albums in the early 1970s. They flopped in his homeland but were a huge hit in South Africa, and his story culminated in the 2012 hit movie Searching for Sugarman.
SA songbird wins top opera prize

Gavin Hood: from Tsotsi to X-Men

South African film director Gavin Hood, who steered the local drama Tsotsi to an Academy Award, is back with another international hit, this time from the blockbuster X-Men franchise.


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