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New stand-up show already feels like outdated humour

11 August 2020
Sam Jay’s new Netflix special 3 In The Morning is refreshing in some ways. But there are too many jokes that leave you cold, says Jasmine Fischer 

Protests spread across Africa and threaten rulers

05 July 2011
Demonstrators in Senegal in West Africa have forced the president to retreat from a planned constitutional change that would have allowed him to have stayed in office for another term.

Ousmane Sembène 1923-2007

11 June 2007
A film maker, novelist and radical from Senegal in West Africa, Ousmane Sembène consistently opposed imperialism. A few themes predominate in all his work – hatred for the brutal way capitalist and colonialist society makes people behave, sympathy for the poor and dispossessed, and identification with and empowerment of women.

Using art as a weapon — Ousmane Sembène's story

11 June 2005
Ousmane Sembène was born in 1923 in Senegal. At the time this was part of the colony of French West Africa.

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