In 1997, a teacher walked into a class 5 at St. Anne’s Girls’ primary school in Nairobi, with one goal in mind. She looked around, pointed at one tall girl, asked her to step out of the classroom and head over to the school hall. The girl had no clue why, but thought, that she…

Nollywood has experienced an overwhelming display of emerging fresh and talented actors/actresses over the years. As we all know Nigeria’s Nollywood has defied the odds to become one of the top film industry in Africa. Its booming success backed by creativity and diversity has also put Nollywood on the international platform and with this there…

African Scriptwriters: Nigerian Scriptwriters Kemi Adesoye and Omoni Oboli Kemi Adesoye Kemi Adesoye is a renowned Nigerian screenwriter. She is popularly known for writing the screenplay for the highly grossing film The Figurine. She attributes her love for filmmaking to her childhood days. She grew up watching films which cut across different genres. However, when…

Over the years, Tanzania’s movie industry has continually improved and is now coming up with a lot of great films. The industry has got what it takes to make its mark in the international film industry in quality, talent, and overall production value. Here are some throwback films from Bongo that can’t go unmentioned: Maangamizi:…

African Scriptwriters: Senegalese Scriptwriters Ousmane Sembene and Djibril Diop Mambety Ousmane Sembene Ousmane Sembene was a Senegalese scriptwriter, film director, producer and author. He is one of the filmmakers Africa has ever had and is often referred to as the ‘Father of African Films’. Before going into the filmmaking business, Sembene was an author, one…

The coastal counties in Kenya have a long and exotic history, and a distinctive Swahili culture derived from the Arabic influence on the coast. Here’s a look into some of the locations along the Kenyan Coast:   1.Mombasa: This is the second largest city in the country and is characteristic of tropical beaches with long stretches of…

The makers of The Wedding Party 1 & 2 are back again with another one! After a very successful run with The Wedding Party, EbonyLife Films brought us The Royal Hibiscus Hotel and now they are creating another film titled ‘Chief Daddy’. Just recently, EbonyLife Ltd. CEO, Mo Abudu signed a deal with Sony Pictures…

AfriDocs, the only FREE streaming platform for the best African documentaries is excited to announce an exclusively curated stream of programming available ONLY on Channel24, South Africa’s largest entertainment website with news from across Africa and the world.   Every week a specially selected African documentary will be available on Channel24 to stream. The first week’s…