VIDEO: African Fashion Shines at the 2015 #AMVCA Red Carpet

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Genevieve Nnaji AMVCA2015

Has African fashion and fashion designers come a long way or what? Who remembers a time when award shows were flooded with strictly Western design brands? What about a time when African entertainers avoided fashion stylists like a plague? We’ve definitely come a long way as an industry and it is really beautiful, Ladybrillers and Ladybrille designers, to see the … Read More

African Cinema: TOP 5 Online Destinations to Get Your NOLLYWOOD Movie Fix this Holiday Season!

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For our readers looking for some entertaining Nollywood (Nigeria, second largest film producing industry in the world) and possibly Gollywood (Ghana) movies this holiday season, here are our top five online destinations to enjoy Nollywood films, hassle free and with limited commercials. 1. NDANI TV – Usually not a movie destination, Ndani TV, powered by Guaranty Trust Bank, deviates from … Read More

Nollywood Director Kunle Afolayan Featured in VARIETY, Hollywood Entertainment Trade Magazine

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Congratulations to Nigeria’s Nollywood film director Kunle Afolayan who was recently featured/profiled in Hollywood’s Trade Magazine, Magazine. “Variety is an American weekly entertainment-trade magazine founded in New York City, in 1905 by Sime Silverman. With the rise of the importance of the motion-picture industry, Daily Variety, a daily edition based in Los Angeles, was founded by Silverman in 1933. In … Read More

Nollywood: 'Phone Swap' by Kunle Afolayan Starring Nse Ikpe Etim to Premiere in Accra, Ghana, April 5th, 2012

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“After a successful premiere in Lagos, Nigeria few weeks ago, that was also met with the news of multiple nominations in the upcoming 2012 African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), producers of the Kunle Afolayan comedic-drama ‘Phone Swap’ Golden Effects Pictures in Collaboration with Blue Pictures will roll out the red carpet at the Silverbird Cinemas Accra on the 5th of … Read More

10+ Most Wanted Film Makers in Africa!

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African film makers are pushing boundaries and telling African stories that are now loved by many, globally. Nigeria’s young film industry, Nollywood, leads the way followed closely by Gollywood. Here is a listing of’s 10+ African Filmmakers in Africa you should know, from West Africa. Desmond Elliot shot into limelight in the early 2000’s when he starred in Nigeria’s … Read More