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Controversial Film to Represent South Africa at the Academy Awards

'Inxeba The Wound' is South Africa's entry for the Foreign Language Academy Award 2018.

The film Inxeba The Wound, which caused a lot of ongoing controversy, will represent South Africa at the 90th Academy Awards in the category of Best Foreign Language Film.


Singer, actor and author Nakhane Touré announced the news on his Facebook page.

Inxeba The Wound has won a few international awards already–Best Film and Best Actor at Cinema Jove, the Valencia International Film Festival, and Best Actor at the Durban International Film Festival.

The film has caused a lot of controversy for “disrespecting" the sacred Xhosa custom of boys' initiation into manhood.

Congrats to all involved.

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The 12 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Olamide, Khuli Chana, Kwesi Arthur x Vic Mensa, KiDi, Elaine, Ruger and more.

Every week, we highlight the top releases through our best music of the week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

Follow our SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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