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South Africans No. 1 In The World For Watching Porn On Mobile Devices

By Dana Sanchez, 11:06 pm

In 2016, South Africa was the top country in the world for greatest proportion of consumers using mobile devices to watch porn, according to data from Pornhub, the world’s largest porn portal. For the first time, South Africa made the list of top 20 countries for porn-watching traffic. That means South Africa is ahead of the rest of the continent. The jump can be attributed to an increase in Internet access and porn viewing by black people, according to News24.

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    African entertainers are increasingly aware of the potential of the growing Chinese market. Many African artists are benefiting from new Chinese policies targeted at African countries. The Shaolin temple in Central China is the inspiration for umpteen martial arts films. African students on Chinese scholarships learn wushu there and other Chinese martial arts from monks. Luc Bendza is arguably the most famous African martial arts star in China.

  • 12 Things You Didn’t Know About South African Entrepreneur And Investor Gil Oved

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    Few entrepreneurs can come back from defeat to create and grow the biggest advertising agency on the African continent, star in two reality television shows and claim to be among the best dressed men in business, but that seems to come naturally to South African entrepreneur Gil Oved.

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    South Africa has become a popular location for movies and television shows to be filmed in, but there are also many international music videos that have been shot in the rainbow nation, with Canadian rapper Drake recently shooting his yet unreleased music video in the country. From The Script to Jonas Blue, below are 12 international music videos which were shot in South Africa.

  • Will Trump Election Uncertainty Change The Way South Africa Reports On HIV/AIDS?

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    In the last few years it seems like news reports about HIV/AIDS in Africa have been dominated by South Africa’s success making antiretrovirals available to the public. SA still has the worst HIV/AIDS epidemic in the world. Almost 20% of the population has it, with adolescent girls disproportionatley so. Trump’s election raised anxieties that U.S. humanitarian aid like PEPFAR will stop. Trump said that the U.S. should “stop sending foreign aid to countries that hate us.” On the other hand, there is one foreign aid program Trump likes: the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief.

  • ‘Shark Tank’ South Africa Sees Its First Bitcoin Investment

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    As reality TV shows go, “Shark Tank,” may be unusual for its focus on businesses seeking investment rather than on the drama or personal lives of cast members. There are now “Shark Tank” versions all over the world. An investor on the recently launched South African version is making waves by offering to invest in a company using bitcoin — possibly a “Shark Tank” world first. South African entrepreneur Vinny Lingham is a vocal bitcoin supporter. He’s known for a string of companies including Gyft, Yola and blockchain startup Civic.

  • 12 Things You Didn’t Know About The Africa International Film Festival

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  • Why Kung Fu Movies In Africa Have Endured While Chinese News Media Struggle To Find Audience

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    While officials in Beijing are expert in building vast media distribution networks such as those available in Africa, the Chinese have been far less successful in creating compelling content that people actually want to consume. By contrast, a certain genre of Chinese-language movies produced in Hong Kong — especially those featuring martial arts legend Bruce Lee — have been staples in African pirated videos since 1960s and ’70s. Even today from Cairo and Uganda to South Africa, Hong Kong’s martial arts films remain extremely popular.

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    By Kevin Mwanza, 10:03 am

    Angelina Jolie’s imminent divorce from Brad Pitt has put the realization of ‘Africa’, a movie about environmentalist Ricard Leakey efforts to conserve wildlife in Kenya and his conflicts with poachers, in doubt. Several parts of the movie were set to be shot in Kenya, an East African nation with scenic landscapes that has previously provide locations for several top movies in the past, including Out of Africa and The First Grader.

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