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19 October 2018

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Top notch U.S. talent agency snatches up legendary Nigerian actress after Netflix deal

Just over a month after the announcement of her movie being bought by Netflix, iconic Nigerian actress and director, Genevieve Nnaji, is making headlines again with bigger news.

Nnaji has been signed on to Universal Talent Agency, one of the world’s largest and most successful talent agency with huge names such as DJ Khalid, Johnny Depp, Lady Gaga and Angelina Jolie, just to mention a few.

The signing of the Nigerian actress comes as no surprise to many who believe that Nnaji is the right first to represent the African voice when it comes to movies from Africa by Africa.

South Africa's parliament shortlists these 12 candidates for the 4 vacant SABC board positions, public asked to comment.

South Africa's parliament has released a shortlist of 12 names of possible candidates to replace the 4 vacant seats on the SABC board of the embattled South African public broadcaster.

The latest SABC board once again has vacancies after several resignations, including Rachel Kalidass, Febe Potgieter-Gqubule and Victor Rambau, as well Nomvuyiso Batyi who withdrew.

The South African public has until 23 October to comment on any of the 12 shortlisted candidates selected by parliament's portfolio committee on communications and must send comments to committee secretary Thembinkosi Ngoma at tngoma@parliament.org.za

Interviews of the candidates will take place on October 30.

The 12 candidates are:

   Kevan Jones

   Advocate Lekalakala Motshedi

   Thabo Leshilo

   Diliza Madikiza

   Unathi Magwentshu

   Makhubalo Vuyokazi

   Mathews Mofokeng

   Bernedette Muthien,

   Mergan Naidoo

   Thozama Nene

   Michael Nurick

   Jasmina Patel

Source: Teevee with Tinus