The 6th Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) opened Sunday night at the newly commissioned Filmhouse-IMAX theatres in Lekki, Lagos. Filmmakers, guests, the media as well as dignitaries from all walks of life turned out for the festival’s opening presentation, the acclaimed Hollywood film, Birth of a Nation,
From July 7th-10th 2016, Pan-African media company, Face2Face Africa will honor pan-African achievement at the 5th year anniversary of Pan-African Weekend. Themed The Year of Gold, this year’s festivities will include a private VIP reception, a networking mixer, the F.A.C.E. List Awards, and a closing
Kunle Afolayan's The CEO will have it's red carpet premiere this weekend in Lagos. The film tells the story of five executives selected to compete for the position of CEO of a multinational telecomm company. Filmed in Nigeria, Morocco, Ivory Coast, Kenya, France and South Africa the
Damilare Sonoiki, a writer on the hit television series Black-ish is creating a television show about a young Nigerian, Ayo, navigating America amidst the culture of his immigrant parents and his American peers. Ayo is every first-generation immigrant kid. In the teaser we see the causes of Nigerian exceptionalism:
Many members of the African Diaspora can relate to cultural expectations that place emphasis on choosing medicine, law, or engineering as a course of study and career. While those areas of study are important in our ever-evolving continent, the pursuit of the arts is just
Priscilla Anany's debut film, 'Children of the Mountain' will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival this weekend. A rare find, the film tackles the hard reality of family vs. self and represents Ghana beautifully.
In Fifty, we meet a highly successful, chic power player whose daughter hates her; a super-Christian party-planner keeping a deadly secret from a husband who adores her; a 49-year-old board chair who wants no children and a TV star who is equal parts mean-girl and
LONDON - Nigeria has overtaken South Africa as Africa’s largest economy, according to reports released by the Nigerian government, with the West African country’s GDP now totalling $510Bn. The new value of the economy includes previously uncalculated data from sectors including telecommunications, airlines, information technology and,