It is the greatest African love story the world probably does not know, and British director Amma Asante has brought it to life with the help of South African actors. Terry Pheto and Abena Ayivor, who star in A United Kingdom, have praised Asante for giving life to the story.
The extraordinary love story of the late Botswana president Sir Seretse Khama and his white English wife Ruth Williams endured despite all the obstacles and outrage has now been made into a film. By Baz Bamigboye.
Principal photography has begun on Amma Asante's follow-up to last year's critically-acclaimed "Belle," titled "A United Kingdom," which is scheduled to film in Botswana and London for about 2 months. By Tambay A. Obenson
The AFDA education board is very proud to announce the opening of its AFDA Botswana at the Oodi Campus on the outskirts of Gaberone. Executive Board Member Tsholofelo Ntshingane reflects on the journey from initially approaching AFDA CEO Bata Passchier to open an AFDA in Botswana.
He was an Oxford-educated African king, while she was a white Englishwoman working as a clerk at Lloyd's of London.
Amma Asante is set to direct "Selma" star David Oyelowo and "Gone Girl" Oscar nominee Rosamund Pike in an upcoming period drama about a black-white marriage that created a diplomatic scandal. By Inkoo Kang
Film producers are due this weekend in Lobatse town, 70 kilometres from the Botswana capital Gaborone for the shooting of a documentary film on the early life of former South African President Nelson Mandela.
The International Relations Department on Saturday helped well-known actress Rosie Motene to return to South Africa after she was allegedly assaulted in Botswana.
Popular South African House music artist, Shota (Mnqobi Mdabe) shot his music video in Gaborone for one of his songs, Sengizwile.
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