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Africa's best documentaries are available to stream

In an African first, AfriDocs Anytime is now available as a free streaming platform on www.afridocs.net with a catalogue that includes nearly 40 films available for viewing at any time

16 Aug 2017

Nollywood blockbuster puts spotlight on SA tourism gems

A range of South Africa's leisure tourism attractions are showcased in the Nollywood blockbuster, 10 Days in Sun City - a shining example of how entertainment and tourism can converge

15 Aug 2017

Times Media has a new name

Shortly after moving premises from Rosebank to Parktown, Times Media Group today announced that it is operating under a new name

12 Jun 2017

Bollywood comes to Nollywood

The popularity of Bollywood programming in Nigeria and television channel, Zee World, has inspired a new Nollywood series

2 May 2017

Film scoops two prestigious awards at FESPACO

Rwandan short film scoops two prestigious awards at the Pan African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO)…

By Moses Opobo 8 Mar 2017

African film content classification and online child protection

Kenyan Film Classification Board conducts reciprocal visit to South Africa

23 Aug 2016

African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission established

The African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission (AACC) will be responsible for the promotion of the rapid development of the African audiovisual and cinema industry

23 Jun 2016

5 African freelancing startups to watch

Tech startups are looking to make freelance work an efficient and lucrative reality for Africa's work-seekers

By Gabriella Mulligan 20 May 2016

Nigeria and SA: opportunity beckons

The most important aspects of nation branding is ensuring consistency in marketing initiatives and a visible presence

By Alex Eyengho 8 Apr 2016

Nigerian filmmakers: Submit entries for NollywoodWeek Paris Film Festival!

Short or feature films from any Nigerian filmmaker can be submitted for the fourth edition of the NollywoodWeek Paris Film Festival. The deadline for entries is 12 February 2016. The official selection will be announced in March 2016

21 Jan 2016

Nigeria to get 15 new cinemas

Filmhouse Cinemas has announced that it will be opening an additional 15 cinemas from December 2014. This is according to reports on AllAfrica, ThisdayLive and Screen Africa

27 Nov 2014

Delta State Nigeria to get new film hub

In an aim to promote Nigeria's entertainment industry, Governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan, will be providing land for the construction of a film hub in the area

1 Sep 2014

Postive results likely from US-Africa summit says Davies

South Africa and Africa in general benefitted immensely from the recent US-Africa Leaders' Summit held in Washington last week, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on his return.

13 Aug 2014

PanaTV to exclusively screen Nigerian film in UK, US

The African online television service, PanaTV has signed an exclusive deal with Soda Pictures, acquiring the rights to subscription VOD for Nigerian film Half of a Yellow Sun. (video)

30 Jun 2014

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