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Trendhunter: Heightened history

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On the day Black Panther opened in Rosebank, Johannesburg, moviegoers dressed in traditional outfits poured in and out of the cinema in a modern exodus, singing as they went.

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Zimbabwe's war vets call for renaming of Mugabe airport

A bird flies near the air traffic control tower of the newly renamed Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport in Harare, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. Photo: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP/SIPAThe Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) said on Tuesday (August 21) that it wants Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport renamed, saying the former president was no longer fit to have the airport named after him.

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South Africa's Vusi Thembekwayo in drive to incubate more black-owned businesses

A Security officer stands guard at the W&A Water front restaurant and shopping mall area, with Table Mountain, rear, forming the back drop in Cape Town, South Africa, Tuesday, June 7, 2016. Phone: Schalk van Zuydam/AP/SIPA

South African business mogul and global speaker, Vusi Thembekwayo is on a mission to incubate and launch 300 black-owned businesses by 2030.

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IMF to begin talks with Angola on financial support

A woman sits in front of an International Monetary Fund logo at the venue of the IMF and World Bank meeting, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. Photo: Itsuo Inouye/AP/SIPAThe International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Tuesday it would begin talks with Angola over providing financial support after the oil producing country's economic growth was weaker than expected this year.

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South Africa | The Ma, the merrier

Alibaba Group headquarters in Hangzhou, China - Credits: QILAI SHEN/BLOOMBERG VIA GETTY IMAGES

Alibaba founder Jack Ma is helping African start-up entrepreneurs to learn from his company’s successes in China and apply that knowledge at home

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Behind the scenes: Terry Pheto

 

All rights reservedThe South African actor who became a household name with her compelling performance in Tsotsi is working on a short film that will be out this year

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