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tsotsi

(ˈtsɒtsɪ; ˈtsɔː-)
n, pl -tsis
a Black street thug or gang member
[C20: perhaps from Nguni tsotsa to dress flashily]
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st'POLE MUSA'Notably, it was Gabriel who played the bass guitar on the famous "Pole Musa" a composition by Tsotsi.
Eskom's CEO Tshediso Matona was suspended in March along with three other senior executives, and its chairman, Zola Tsotsi, stepped down.
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The South African film landscape is expanding after the success of locally-filmed movies such as Tsotsi and Mandela: A Long Walk To Freedom, which have drawn global acclaim.
EIGHT years ago, little known British film producer Peter Fudakowski helped the brilliant South African film Tsotsi to win the Oscar for best foreign language film.
Writer-director Gavin Hood had a brilliant start to his career with South African film Tsotsi (2005), before he joined Hollywood's franchise bandwagon with X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009).
Through case studies of narrative tours of Robben Island (where Nelson Mandela and other activists were imprisoned), debates over a proposed Freedom monument, the transformation of the title character in the film Tsotsi, and other examples, he examines the value of the shift from insecurity and authority to vulnerability and accountability for the development of democracy.
ON, Zola Tsotsi, Chairman, Eskom, Thierry Vandal, President & CEO, Hydro-Quebec, Maria van der Hoeven, Executive Director, International Energy Agency, Peter Voser, CEO, Royal Dutch Shell and Kandeh K.
Director Gavin Hood, who is best known for his Oscar-winning film Tsotsi, says he is a fan of the Wolverine character, despite admitting he had never been a big comic book fan.
The war on weapons is called Operation Wanya Tsotsi, which translates as: "You will soil your pants, criminal.
He was also an executive producer of Tsotsi, shot in South Africa and winner of the Best Foreign Language Oscar in 2006.
Tsotsi deals honestly with the violence that the new South Africa suffers from but also offers a message of hope.