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Welcome to Lagos

BBC starts a major documentary series looking at the people of West Africa's largest city - Lagos.

BBC shows major documentary on Nigeria's largest city Lagos



South Africa students riot over 'Jub Jub' case.

Students in South Africa have thrown stones at police and a court where a musician accused of killing four school pupils in a car race was freed on bail.

Riots over Musicians court bail.



Nigeria's Kevin Chuwang is winner of Big Brother Africa

Kevin Chuwang a 27 year old entertainer from Nigeria has won the recently concluded Big Brother Africa.

Kevin Pam wins Big Brother.



Nollywood is bigger than Hollywood!

Recent statistics from the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has indicated the annual film production of the Nigerian film industry, known as Nollywood has surpassed the better known American film industry, Hollywood.

Nollywood outpaces Hollywood



Kenyans turn to home-grown TV programmes.

Kenya TV stations turn to home grown programmes to fill their schedules as local content grows in popularity amongst audiences.

Kenyans turn to local TV



Nwankwo Kanu and son star in TV advert

Kanu and son debut on Nigerian TV Advert for Peak milk.

Kanu and son debut on TV



Ethiopian Pop Star Afro Teddy to get early release from jail.

Ethiopian pop star Afro Teddy who was jailed for six years for manslaughter after causing the death of a homeless man in a traffic accident has had his sentence reduced on appeal.

Afro Teddy may be out of jail soon



Seun Kuti delivers five star performance at the Nobel Concert

Seun Kuti is the son of one of Africa’s greatest artists and with his performance at the Nobel Peace Prize he again showed his father’s music legacy is safe in his hands.

Seun Kuti delivers five star performance



Miriam Makeba huge public memorial planned

South Africa plans a huge memorial service in honour of Miriam Makeba who passed away last weekend in Italy.

Makeba memorial held today



Nollywood royalty Genevieve Nnaji and Ramsey Nouah to take Kampala by storm.

Two of Nollywood’s biggest stars Ramsey Nouah and Genevieve Nnaji are set to grace the Ugandan film awards in November.

Genevieve Nnaji and Ramsey Nouah to visit Kampala




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NOLLYWOOD TRAILERS: COMING SOON – FAR FROM HOME

Far From Home: New film featuring Ramsey Nouah, Ejike Okoro and Regina Askia-Williams

Nollywood : Far From Home



Colin Powell grooves to ‘scammers’ anthem

Colin Powell is embroiled in controversy after he grooved on stage with Nigerian Artist Olu Maintain who sang his Yahoozee hit which has been criticised for glorifying 419 scams.

Powell and Nigerian '419 anthem'



Egyptian Billionaire Hisham Talaat Moustafa charged with murder of Pop star

A billionaire Egyptian property developer, Hisham Talaat Moustafa has been charged with the brutal murder of a popular Lebanese music star Suzanne Tamim.

Egyptian billionaire arrested over popstar murder



Angelique Kidjo and Soweto Gospel Choir shine at the Grammy’s

Benin Republic born Angelique Kidjo and South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir were among the great and good of the global music industry that won honours at yesterdays’ 50th Annual Grammy Awards.





Lucky Dube shot dead in Johannesburg

South African reggae star Lucky Dube shot dead in hijacking in South Africa.

Lucky Dube shot dead



South African film makers plan rival to Nigeria’s Nollywood

South African Filmmakers’ wowed by the Success of Nollywood, plot to create rival brand - Jollywood.

South Africa plans 'Jollywood'



Batman Samini sweeps Ghana Musical Award.

It was a night of glamour and style as the Ghana Music Awards for 2007 were unveiled this weekend at the National Theatre, Accra.

Ghana Music Awards 2007



FESPACO, Africa's biggest film festival opens.

The Pan-African Film and Television festival opened this week in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso.

FESPACO opens in Ougadougou.



Soweto Gospel Choir wins Grammy Award.

South African Gospel group grab honours at the 49th Grammy Awards held last weekend.

The Soweto Gospel Choir



Lebo Mathosa passes away

South Africa’s Drama Queen involved in a road accident which resulted in the loss of her life.





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