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A Restaurant Named Madiba

There aren’t many places to go in New York when you’re homesick for a lekker South African meal. For ‘n bietjie bobotie, some pap & vleis, a bowl of mngqusho, or a slice of malva pudding. Up until Sunday night,… Continue Reading →

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom NYC Premiere

It’s been a few weeks since the Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival (leaving me weeping in my seat). The film has since had a theme song, written by U2, added to it,… Continue Reading →

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom goes to the White House

While the Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom movie had its premiere in Johannesburg on Sunday night, news came from the White House on Monday that US President Barack Obama would host a special screening of the film this coming Thursday…. Continue Reading →

Mandela Day in the US

Ever since coming to New York to report on the first ever Mandela Day and the concert that accompanied it at Radio City Music Hall, I’ve been interested in the relationship between this city and my former president, Nelson Mandela…. Continue Reading →

Hugh Jackman, Nelson Mandela and Les Miserables

I had the fantastic opportunity to sit opposite the super-talented Hugh Jackman and ask him a few questions about his role in the film version of Les Miserables, directed by Tom Hooper, who gave us the award-winning The King’s Speech…. Continue Reading →

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