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Nigeria’s Oscar Entry ‘Lionheart’ Disqualified Over Predominantly English Dialogue
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Lifestyle Nigeria’s Oscar Entry ‘Lionheart’ Disqualified Over Predominantly English Dialogue

The Academy has disqualified Nigeria’s “Lionheart” from the Oscar race in the Best International Feature Film category, lessening the number of films competing from what had been a record 93 entries. The film was disqualified based on language which has roused debates on poor award management historic insensitivity.

South Africa signs MoU with Kenya to facilitate the teaching of Kiswahili in its schools
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Arts and Culture South Africa signs MoU with Kenya to facilitate the teaching of Kiswahili in its schools

Kenya and South Africa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide a foundation for the introduction of Kiswahili as an elective language in the South African educational system. This is South Africa’s next step in fully integrating Kiswahili as an indigenous language to promote unity and social cohesion with fellow Africans.