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    Multi-award-winning Xhosa production, Xova, debuts at the Market Theatre

    Multi-award-winning Xhosa production, Xova, debuts at the Market Theatre

    The Market Theatre re-opens with the debut the multi-award-winning Xhosa production “Xova”. Xova unravels the story of a young woman who comes from a heavily disadvantaged family. She brings a child into a fatherless home. Her husband abandons the family after being retrenched from his job and he has no idea of himself being a father. His wife who is in her early 20s, is left to fend for her young family.

    Playwright John Komani, who wrote and directed speaks to Africa about this debut.

    https://markettheatre.co.za/productions/multi-award-winning-xhosa-production-xova-debuts-at-the-market-theatre-for-a-limited-season

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    • 7 min
    Initiation summer ceremonies get the go ahead in the Eastern Cape

    Initiation summer ceremonies get the go ahead in the Eastern Cape

    In his address to the nation, updating the covid-19 response strategy, Pres Ramaphosa said traditional leaders in the Eastern Cape provided a risk-adjusted plan to continue initiation. This however would still be forbidden in Nelson Mandela Bay.

    Contralesa president, Kgosi Mathupa Mokoena speaks to Africa Melane to provide more detail on the risk adjusted plan.

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    • 11 min
    Representative of the Alcohol Industry responds to alcohol restrictions in covid-19 hotspot

    Representative of the Alcohol Industry responds to alcohol restrictions in covid-19 hotspot

    Nelson Mandela Bay, officially a covid-19 hotspot area in the country, will have alcohol restrictions implemented from 4 December. Sale of alcohol is only permitted between 10:00 to 18:00 from Mondays to Thursdays and no on-site consumption will be allowed after 10 pm.

    Lucky Ntimane, Representative of the Alcohol Industry gives Africa Melane a response on these changes.

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    • 4 min
    GBV Fundraising events through fitness

    GBV Fundraising events through fitness

    This week, your resident Fitness Enthusiast – Liezel van der Westhuizen discusses how people are using their fitness as tools to benefit the fight against Gender-Based Violence.

    From yoga to walking, and cycling too, find out more about how you can give back to the movement that's helping and saving lives, by supporting these events.

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    • 8 min
    Circuit breakers the mini lockdown needed for hotspots

    Circuit breakers the mini lockdown needed for hotspots

    Circuit breakers form part of five-point plan from the department of health that Premier Alan Winde be presented to the provincial cabinet on Tuesday for adoption.

    Professor Burtram Fielding, molecular biologist and Director of Research Development at UWC will explain what are circuit breakers and how they could help ease off the rise of infections in hotspots.

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    • 10 min
    ATM on its motion of no confidence against Pres. Ramaphosa

    ATM on its motion of no confidence against Pres. Ramaphosa

    Parliament will debate on a motion of no confidence against President Ramaphosa. The African Transformation Movement filed the motion of no confidence against Ramaphosa in February this year which was postponed due to the Covid-19 lockdown.

    Despite some parties saying they will not support the motion, Mxolisi Makhubu, spokesperson for the African Transformation Movement discusses their reasons for filing the motion.

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    • 9 min

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