November 22

  • Nigeria: Sec Backs 2014 Legends of Nollywood

    Independent (Lagos)

    Support is coming in from top corporate organisations and government parastatals for the Legend of Nollywood Awards. Read more »

  • Nigeria: At Afriff, Omotola, Others Honoured

    Independent (Lagos)

    With three plaques including one for the Best Feature Film award, October 1 was the film to beat at the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF), which held in Calabar, Cross... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Nike Oshinowo Experiments With Late Night Show

    Independent (Lagos)

    Late night shows used to be popular with the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) channels. But the show format died with the advent of private owned stations. However, socialite and... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Oyebade Crowned Queen of UK Nollywood

    Independent (Lagos)

    The stage is set for the coronation and installation of the United Kingdom Nollywood queen. The multi-award winning UK Nollywood actress and producer, Theodora Ibekwe Oyebade, will... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Oga Bello Celebrates 50 Years On Stage

    Independent (Lagos)

    Veteran entertainer, Adebayo Salami, popularly known as Oga Bello in the theatre world, is set to celebrate Read more »

  • Nigeria: Town Meets Gown in Kwara for African Cinema

    Guardian

    STAKEHOLDERS in the moving picture sector of the Nigerian entertainment sector will converged at the Kwara State University, Ilorin to discuss African films and cinema. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Kunle Afolayan's October 1 Wins Big @afriff

    Guardian

    IN the wisdom of the feature film jury of the 2014 edition of the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) which held in Calabar, Cross River State between November 9 and 16,... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Abuja Carnival Commences On Monday

    Guardian

    FEW days to the 2014 edition of Abuja National Carnival, the organizers said arrangements are concluded for a Carnival that will celebrate the country's creative ingenuity. Read more »



November 21

  • Kenya: Writers' Critical Acclaim and Financial Success Not Linked - Peter Gikandi [interview]

    The Star

    He is a digital animation and illustration artist who uses the computer as a canvas, taking his first love of drawing into the 21st century with 3D work in gaming studios. Peter... Read more »

  • Kenya: Will Madonna's Movie Be Shot in Kenya?

    The Star

    American singer, actress and entertainer, Madonna is set to direct a screen adaptation of the novel Ade: A Love Story, based on real life events set in Kenya. But the question is,... Read more »

  • Kenya: Lamu Festival Uncovers Ancient Swahili Science

    The Star

    The Lamu Cultural Festival, which begins today and ends on Monday, will this year draw attention to impacts of the planned mega-projects on the ancient Swahili archipelago. Read more »

  • Namibia: Swapo Pays the Dogg, Gazza N$5 Million

    Namibian

    SWAPO Party has splashed N$5 million on two prominent kwaito stars, an act which has irked other artists who claim to have been given peanuts. Read more »

  • Nigeria: 2014's Most Influential People In Entertainment

    Leadership

    The Nigerian entertainment industry has, indeed, come a long way. Boasting unique personalities who, through their giant strides, creative contributions, ideas and participation,... Read more »

  • Kenya: Why Vasco DA Gama Pillar Is No Longer Standing Still

    The Star

    Widening cracks on the historic Vasco da Gama pillar may bring down the 516-year-old Malindi monument sooner than experts had earlier estimated. Read more »

  • Kenya: Lamu Cultural Festival to Offer Healing

    The Star

    This year's Lamu cultural festival will be used as a means of healing and reconciliation for residents. Read more »

  • Tanzania: All Set for SFW Model Casting

    Daily News

    THE Swahili Fashion Week (SFW) model casting will take place tomorrow at Sea Cliff Hotel in Dar es Salaam. Event coordinator Honest Arroyal said the casting aims to screen the best... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Angelique Kidjo, Asa Set London On Fire

    Vanguard

    THE duo of Angelique Kidjo and the talented Asa set London on fire as they graced the stage on 14th of November 2014 at the Southbank Centre London. The duo thrilled the audience... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Mafikizolo Harare Bound

    The Herald

    South African music duo Mafikizolo is set to perform at the Harare International Conference Centre with Oliver Mtukudzi on December 19. The "Khona" hitmakers are expected to bring... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Can the Real Creative Artists Please Stand Up?

    New Times

    If you are a real creative artist please stand up and be counted. The Ministry of Sports and Culture (Minispoc) has embarked on a country wide headcount of creative artists. The... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Word Has It... - Jody and Auddy Kelly Dating

    New Times

    Singers Jody and Auddy Kelly could finally open the lid on their love affair which has been a subject of speculation for some time now. According to our snoops, the two musicians... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Hotshots Updates - Ex Housemates Continue to Shake Up the House

    New Times

    Idris interrupted Denzel's conversation with Ellah by giving her a passionate hug and, gave Denzel a mean look, like "what're you going to do." Trezagah joined in and said that... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Her Style - Miss Jojo On Why She Loves Islamic Attire

    New Times

    Miss Jojo, real name Josiane Uwineza, launched her singing career after winning the 2007 Rector Excellence Award in the category of "Best Female Artiste" at the National University... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Sessay Releases Own Movie

    Independent (Lagos)

    Popular Nollywood actor and filmmaker, Morris K. Sessay, is set to release his latest work titled Birthday Bash, starring Desmond Elliot, Yul Edochie, Funny Mallam, Julius Agwu,... Read more »

  • Nigeria: More Artistes Join Lamboginny and Clayy in I Am Broken

    Independent (Lagos)

    Top celebrities such as Chidinma, Praiz, Denrele among others have joined a new movement tagged I am Broken. Read more »

  • Namibia: Windhoek Jazz Festival Enhants

    New Era

    Enchanting, delightful, original, astonishing, subtle, engaging, thrilling may sound and seem mouthful in describing one of Namibia's entertainment highlights, the Windhoek Jazz... Read more »

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