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Arts and Creative Industries

Bassline Fest I AM HERE

BASSLINE CONTINUES ITS 28 YEARS OF PLATFORMING BURGEONING TALENT & HOSTING STARS WITH BASSLINE FEST I AM HERE 27 NOVEMBER AT CONSTITUTION HILL

Bassline Fest presents I Am Here featuring Thandiswa Mazwai,  Sampa The Great, Stogie T, Morena Leraba, Moonga K, Laliboi and Ikati Esengxoweni at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg on the 27th of November 2021 Tickets are available from Computicket and Howler and  gates open 15:00 and the fest starts at 16:00 and ends at 23:00

Bassline Fest I AM HERE is presented in partnership with the 4th Music In Africa Conference For Collaborations, Exchange and Showcases (ACCES) and Reeperbahn

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Governance and Human Rights

Second INSP training course of 2022 for South African public servants

The Institut national du service public (former ENA – Ecole nationale d’administration) has held its second tailor-made online training course, entitled “Human resources management in the public sector”, with 30 South African civil servants attending from the 7th – 11th of March 2022

This course follows the one on Public Administration reform, which was held from the 7th-11th of February 2022 29 South African public servants attended the PAR course and 30 attended the HRM course Participants from various ministries, local authorities and public entities (Agriculture, Tourism, Brand South Africa, NSG, SALGA, etc) benefit from

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27th August   Botho Project Space, with the support of the French Institute,  is proud to present from 9 September to 2 October 2021, Royal Hair Salon by Nikiwe Dlova, […]

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#FOCUS ON “From the Cave's Mouth” animation movieThe animation movie “From the Cave's Mouth” was selected to be screened at the 29th New York African Film Festival (NYAFF29) as an official animation selection as part of the official film roster. This animation film was bought to life through the 2019 Tshimologong Precinct Animation Jam in partnership with Gobelins, l'école de l'image - Page officielle. The film was selected for its unique aesthetic and use of the Khoi dialect which would be well suited to the festival in showcasing proudly African content. Congrats to the team!#AfricanAnimation #NYAFF29 #ICYMI ... See MoreSee Less
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#FOCUS ON “From the Cave's Mouth” animation movie

The animation movie “From the Cave's Mouth” was selected to be screened at the 29th New York African Film Festival (NYAFF29) as an official animation selection as part of the official film roster. [Thread 1/2]

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The @AFJoburg brings you the next #JoburgFrenchCineClub for kids!

🗓 Friday, 27 May
🕒3:00 PM Snack and screening of “Fahim” directed by Pierre-François Martin-Laval (English subtitles)
📍@the_bioscope
🎟https://www.thebioscope.co.za/
Supported by @IF_SouthAfrica, @IFParis & IFCinema.