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The Queen of Katwe is a brilliant story wrapped inside a gamechanging film – not just for Disney but for representation.

Beauty-benders take to the Net

Yardsticks for defining women's looks are as important for our society's self-image as current affairs.

Dawn of the new African queens

By upending common perceptions, the new Miss Uganda is heralding a different kind of beauty.

Spectacular Kenya basks in Lupita Nyong’o’s light

Lupita Nyong'o's Oscar has cast the spotlight on the country – long the backdrop for Hollywood ­adventures – and its struggling film industry.

Oscars 2014: ’12 Years a Slave’ makes history

Steve McQueen's slavery drama won for best picture, making it the first movie from a black director to win the prize in 86 years of the Oscars.

’12 Years a Slave’: Neglected tale of slavery gets Oscar boost

Critics are predicting great things for "12 Years a Slave", Steve McQueen's film based on a 160-year-old slave narrative penned by Solomon Northup.

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