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John Kani showcases Xhosa in

John Kani showcases Xhosa in

Legendary South African actor John Kani stars in the latest Marvel Comics movie Captain America: Civil War as the king of the fictional country, Wakanda. Kani incorporates his Xhosa mother tongue into the role. Find out the story behind this little piece of Mzansi in Hollywood.

Graça Machel – freedom fighter for life

Graça Machel has been the first lady of two countries – to each of them she has brought her extraordinary warmth, dignity and unerring belief in doing right.
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Angola a fossil hotspot

After 27 years of civil war Angola is rising from the ashes and, with its vast, previously unexplored expanses, is becoming known as a treasure chest for palaeontologists.

African rats sniff out landmines

Fields of unexploded landmines in once war-torn African countries wreak havoc on both lives and economies, and are costly and difficult to defuse. Now a Belgian engineer has devised a quick, safe and low-tech method of demining these fields – using rats.


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