More local stars getting international recognition

Inxeba (The Wound) gets an Oscar nod

The controversial movie, starring singer Nakhane, has qualified to be nominated for the 90th Academy Award in the Best Foreign Language category.

Trevor Noah wins yet another award

Halala! There’s no stopping the comedian’s winning streak! His memoir Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood, won the Thurber Prize for American Humor with an additional $5000 (R68 200) cash prize.  The Thurber Prize for American Humor is the only recognition of the art of humor writing in the United States.

The wait is over! Fetch your copy of #bornacrime today! Available in-stores and online now!

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Thuso Mbedu nominated for an Emmy award

Thuso’s stellar performance as Winnie on Mzansi Magic drama series Is’Thunzi has scored her a nomination in the Best Performance by an Actress in the International Emmy Awards next year. Shine!

So it's been brought to my attention that I've been nominated for the INTERNATIONAL EMMY AWARDS which is kind of a BIG DEAL for me ???? I have to say my thank yous ????‍?? I am here by the Grace of God! So before I say anything else : Thank you Jesus. I don't know how to put this into words. I've screamed, I've danced and jumped, I've prayed (and my vocabulary wouldn't rise to the occasion) and I've cried. I am so humbled. To my sister, Masentle Nomalungelo Mbedu, @noma.mbedu I love you more than words can explain. I am here because of God through you. To my agent, Anna, @annzo_duck thank you for taking me in and believing in me when all the other "big" agencies turned me away. God willed it and so we live purpose. RAPID BLUE! God bless and increase you. Thank you for believing in all of us by casting us. I definitely wouldn't have been able to rise to the occasion without my wonderful cast. My support system. AMANDA LANE! My words fall short but I'm gonna squeeze you so hard when I see you tomorrow! The crew! Thank you for being patient with us and making us look like the best versions of ourselves. Mzansi Magic: @mzansimagic the channel that gave me my very first acting break. Humbly, I thank you. To my family and ALL my friends: thank you humbly and I love you. Vuyelwa Mpakanyiswa, my friend and guide (and manager) this is just the beginning. Thank you for putting up with me for so long. @sdumo.mtshali Season 1 bhuti, you were my go-to person. You were never tired of helping me when I was frustrated or confused by my offers. You were always willing to talk it out and suggest different ways of playing it. We need more people like you! Thank you so much. Obviously, I could go on and on and on and on! But simply: Abahlali bezishebo (niyazazi). PMB. KZN. SATAFRIKA! Ngiyanithanda. Kubonga mina umntana kagogo. Glory be to God. Never lose heart. Keep pushing. Your dream is just a stepping stone to the greater things God has in store for you. From South Africa to the World. #IWill #daretobedifferent #internatonalemmys2017 #iemmysnominee #ThusoMbedu #ThisIsUs #TeachMeHowTo #iemmyNOM AMANINJA! @MakgotsoM1 @zikhona_bali @YolandaKgaka @tkaula

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Black Coffee triumphs at Ibiza for the second time

The DJ scooped the Best Deep House DJ gong at this year’s DJ Awards. This is the second time Black Coffee has won the award.