Monthly Archives: January 2011

Polanski honoured with lifetime award

Veteran filmmaker, Roman Polanski, was honoured with a lifetime achievement award at France’s prestigious Lumiere Awards on Friday. Born to Jewish parents in Paris, 1933, Polanski was raised and educated in Poland. In the 1950s, he took up acting before … Continue reading

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Southern Sudan seeks independence

After decades of war and more than two million lives lost, southern Sudan will vote in an independence referendum. Polls opened on Sunday and most Sudanese are expected to vote for secession. The largest African country will split in two. … Continue reading

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