Africa News

What is the African Aesthetic?

Wed, 20 Jan 2016
 On a recent shoot which took me to Ghana, having already filmed in several countries on the contin

Under construction: The communications industry in Ethiopia

Mon, 25 Jan 2016
 As a frequent visitor to many African cities, I am often tempted to use the descriptor ‘under cons

GIBA announces partnership with GeoPoll and Kantar Media

Thu, 26 Nov 2015
 GIBA announced that it has partnered with mobile surveying company, GeoPoll, to be the provider of

Why Congolese films matter

Mon, 01 Jun 2015
 Known for their ululating Lingala tunes and gyrating vixens that pepper their music videos, Congol

An Ethiopian odyssey

Mon, 01 Jun 2015
 The Ethiopian-Spanish co-production Crumbs bucks the trend of realist cinema that seems to dominat

Kivu Ruhorahoza

Sat, 18 Apr 2015
 Kivu Ruhorahoza is a Rwandan director, writer and producer whose film, Things of the Aimless Wande

Independent Ugandan production house to launch new travel and tourism series

Wed, 15 Apr 2015
 Uganda is one of the most vibrant artistic destinations of the East African frontier, hemmed with

Africa dispossessed

Sat, 14 Mar 2015
 Rwandan director Kivu Ruhorahoza’s latest film, Things of the Aimless Wanderer, premiered at the 2

Staying true to the story

Sat, 14 Mar 2015
 White Shadow, a film by German director Noaz Deshe, deals with a frightening problem that Tanzania

Lesotho doccie screens to teen audience at Berlinale

Sat, 14 Mar 2015
 Coming of Age is a film set in the mountains of Lesotho, where a young shepherd and the daughter o

Kenyan government supports Pan African filmmakers

Sat, 14 Mar 2015
 From 2 to 5 February 2015, the Pan African Federation of Filmmakers (FEPACI) held a meeting in Nai

Ekwa Msangi, launches Kenyan web series

Sat, 14 Mar 2015
Ekwa Msangi is no stranger to film and television. The Tanzanian-American grew up in Kenya but she

Welcome to ‘Babiwood’

Fri, 13 Feb 2015
 Abidjan, the commercial centre of Ivory Coast is gearing up to host the first edition of DISCOP Af

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

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

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...

Screen Africa supports Rhino Project

Wed, 09 Oct 2013
 A portion of the sale proceeds from the annual Screen Africa golf day has been donated to the Endang

State-of-the-art studios for East Africa

Thu, 03 Oct 2013
 M-net, Kenya, SupersportContinental pay-TV operator MultiChoice officially opened its brand new state- of-the-art SuperSpor

Inside Kona

Thu, 03 Oct 2013
 Kona, M-netIAN DORMER recently had the opportunity to visit the set of AfricaMagic’s all- new East African tel

Connecting content producers across Africa and beyond

Thu, 03 Oct 2013
 DISCOP, Kate Skinner, Russell Southwood, Marc Schwinges, 
Romanou KouferidjiSpecifically targeted at independent producers and focusing on regional and international cooperat

DISCOP AFRICA gains momentum

Thu, 03 Oct 2013
Content buyers, sellers and producers from South Africa, Africa and the rest of the world are regi

Exciting times for satellite broadcast in Africa

Thu, 03 Oct 2013
 DISCOP, Ibrahima Guimba-SaidouThis year will be an exciting one in the broadcast industry with developments signalling the begin

Côte Ouest enriches catalogue

Wed, 02 Oct 2013
 Mike DearhamIndependent film and television disribution company Côte Ouest Audiovisuel has participated in all