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Burkina Faso: Pan-African film festival in full swing amid security concerns

The biannual Pan-African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO) is in full swing amid security concerns. The festival which was last held in 2021 is taking place at a time Burkina Faso has a new military leader and serious security breaches. The political fallout from two coups within eight months and spiralling violence driven by groups linked to al Qaeda… Read More
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Nollywood veteran actress Ada Ameh is dead

– – Popular Nollywood actress, Ada Ameh is reported dead by local Nigerian media outlets. Ameh was known for her role as Emu in Africa Magic family drama and The Johnsons. She died on Sunday night. She is reported to have collapsed and eventually died in Warri, Delta State, at about 11 p.m. on Sunday at a hospital. According to… Read More
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SURVIVORS: The Sierra Leonean film nominated for an Emmy

On September 24, 2019 Sierra Leonean filmmakers who produced the documentary Survivors will be hoping to win an Emmy Award. The Survivors was produced to tell the story of resilience and hope in the time of the deadly Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone. On Thursday the film was among several others nominated for The News & Documentary Emmy Awards to… Read More
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Avengers topples Avatar to lead all-time box office

“Avengers: Endgame,” the latest episode in the blockbuster Marvel Cinematic Universe series, has powered its way into the record books, smashing the global box office record held by “Avatar.” Here are the top ten box office juggernauts of all-time, in a ranking which hasn’t been adjusted to take inflation into account. 1. “Avengers: Endgame” (2019) $2.7902 billion Brothers Anthony and… Read More