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Film Review: I Am Not a Witch

Taciturn orphan Shula (Maggie Malubwa) is hauled before the police in a remote Zambian village, accused of practising witchcraft. The evidence is scant. Owing to her quiet demeanour, locals have attributed random petty incidents and bad dreams to her apparent malevolence. Little Shula is banished to a countryside compound where

Film Review: Timbuktu

By Tola Ositelu Pan-African Jihadists descend on a peaceful village in the Malian capital, disrupting the lives of the hard-working inhabitants. African and Arab residents otherwise live side by side harmoniously, trying to eke out a living from the harsh landscape.  The last thing they need are random, petty interdictions