Africa News

Classic Malian film Baara – The Porter screens at AfricAvenir in Namibia

Mon, 31 Mar 2014
 AfricAvenir, in partnership with the FNCC, will screen Baara – The Porter, which was the first featu

RTI, Ivory Coast, Takes Delivery of New PlayBox Technology CIAB Broadcast System

Wed, 23 Apr 2014
 Radiodiffusion-Télévision ivoirienne (RTI) has taken delivery of a new CG titling and television pla

Everyday Africa preserved in images

Wed, 12 Mar 2014
 Instagram, Africa, Blog, PicturesEveryday Africa, an online media initiative which portrays the real stories of daily African life th

Kenyan film leads the way in African animation

Fri, 07 Mar 2014
 In her award-winning animated short Yellow Fever, Kenyan filmmaker Ng’endo Mukii tackles the effec

Ole! Media Group highlights importance of effective African mobile communication strategy

Wed, 26 Feb 2014
 Ole! Media Group (OMG), one of Africa’s largest digital content and media networks, cautions busin

Nairobi’s digital migration delayed

Tue, 18 Feb 2014
 Nairobi and its surrounds will have to wait another 30 days to make the switch over to digital telev

Drawing on the appeal of African animation

Mon, 10 Feb 2014
 Panellists discussing ‘African Animation is Great’ all agreed that more African animation is neede

Thinking beyond product placement

Mon, 10 Feb 2014
 Integrating brands into content is an age old marketing tool...

Zuku identifies basketball market in Kenya

Mon, 10 Feb 2014
 “We have nine Zuku branded channels that we own, develop and manage, and these, together with our

The upside of co-production

Mon, 10 Feb 2014
 One need only look at the latest Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom stats to see the successes a film p

Creating documentaries that sell

Mon, 10 Feb 2014
 Documentary films have the ability to educate, to transform perceptions and to portray the compell

DISCOP AFRICA 2013 – some thoughts from the sponsors

Sat, 08 Feb 2014
 “We need to change and influence our destiny in the African audiovisual market and elevate our pos

Top Nigerian entertainment professionals announced

Wed, 29 Jan 2014
 Mosunmola Abudu, Mike Adenuga, Henry 
Seriake, Seun Oloketuyi, Prince Adeyanju Lipede, Mildred 
Okwo, Adams Ibrahim, Chris Ubosi, Audu Maikori, The Redsheet 
MagazineThe Redsheet, a Nigerian showbiz magazine, has highlighted 115 of the top professionals in the Nig

Western Saharan activist featured in Al Jazeera English doccie

Tue, 28 Jan 2014
 Broken Families, Brahim DahaneThe documentary Broken Families premieres on Sunday 2 February on Al Jazeera English at 22h30 GMT...

Africa’s VOD subscriptions to increase by 1 million in 2014

Thu, 23 Jan 2014
 broadband video-on-demand TelecommunicationsTechCentral reports that the number of video-on-demand (VOD) subscribers in sub-Saharan Africa will

iROKOtv receives significant funding from investors

Mon, 06 Jan 2014
 Africa video on demandiROKOtv, the Video-on-Demand (VOD) platform for African content and Nigerian movies, has received

Films about Morocco’s street children garner awards

Fri, 03 Jan 2014
 God’s Horses, directed by Moroccan filmmaker Nabil Ayouch, has been selected as Morocco’s entry fo

Filmmaker's poignant journey through Africa

Mon, 30 Dec 2013
 Michel K Zongo’s Looking for My Brother screens on Wednesday 1 January at 20h00 GMT on Witness, Al J

Light a candle for Mandela

Mon, 09 Dec 2013
 The online team at eNews Channel Africa has put together a tribute website after Nelson Mandela’s

Community screening of African social awareness series

Mon, 09 Dec 2013
 The MTV Staying Alive Foundation, MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) and the University of the Western Ca

AMAA call for entries 2014

Mon, 09 Dec 2013
 The Africa Movie Academy AwardsAMAA invites filmmakers to submit their feature, short and documentary works for consideration for

Condolences from IFAS after Mandela’s death

Fri, 06 Dec 2013
 The Cultural Service of the French Embassy in South Africa and the French Institute of South Afric

Share Mandela’s powerful words today

Fri, 06 Dec 2013
 Michael Elliott, ONE Campaign, Nelson MandelaMichael Elliott, president and CEO of the UK-based ONE Campaign, an international, nonpartisan, no

SA producer Anant Singh pays tribute to Madiba

Fri, 06 Dec 2013
 Nelson Mandela, Anant Singh, Madiba, Long walk to 
freedom, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela“We have lost our father, an exceptional human being, a hero to the world...

African films screen in Namibia

Thu, 05 Dec 2013
 AfricAvenir, Franco-Namibian Cultural CentreThe Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre (FNCC) in Windhoek, in collaboration with non-profit organisat