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SA actress Bubu Mazibuko picked to judge Emmy Awards

South African actress Bubu Mazibuko has been chosen to sit on the judging panel at the 42nd International Emmy Awards taking place on 24 December 2014 in New York.

According to the Sowetan Live website, the Soweto-born actress, who is judging the drama category commented, "I received an invite because I was part of the judging panel. But I will also be representing South Africa in that regard."

"I view this as a huge honour and achievement. I am proud of it because I judge international shows. It is one of the achievements that will force the world to take me and my art seriously. Being selected also means the local industry trusts me enough and has faith in what I do," she said.

Mazibuko has appeared in films such as Long Walk to Freedom alongside Idris Elba and Naomie Harris. She also acted in Jerusalema, Catch a Fire, A Place Called Home, and Hopeville among others.

Source: Sowetan Live 15 November 2014