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South Africa inches closer to a coalition government

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14 June 2024

Episode 3319

32 minutes

We’re in South Africa, where the newly elected parliament has been convening to choose the country’s next president. Then: we turn to Moldova, where the UK, US and Canada have accused Russia of interfering with its forthcoming presidential election and EU referendum. Plus: dispatches from Art Basel and Pitti Uomo, and we hear how the New Zealand Opera is providing braille surtitles for its live performances.

14 June 2024

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New Zealand: braille surtitles for opera-goers

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If you’re visually impaired and a music lover, your ability to enjoy opera might be compromised by the fact that the libretti are translated for you in real time by an audio description. The New Zealand Opera claims to have fixed this by adding braille surtitles for opera-goers. Lisette Reymer, Europe correspondent at Newshub NZ, has more.

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