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One Night in Vegas poised to raise bar for African movies

A new era has been born for the Africa movie industry by Koby Maxwell’s KM Productions. The multi-talented artist from Ghana says he is taking the movie industry of the continent to new heights with his new production—’One night in Vegas’—to be world premiered at the National Navy Museum in Washington DC on September 13, 2013. There will be a 5pm screening …

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Cast Africans in ‘Coming to America 2’ Akon asks Eddie Murphy and co

Eddie Murphy

Akon is just as excited as anyone for the arrival of Coming to America 2, the sequel to the 1988 comedy starring Eddie Murphy as a wealthy prince from the fictional African nation of Zamuda. However, the singer noted that this time around, African actors and comedians should be cast in a film based on the African continent. During an interview with TMZ, the …

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How Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ Will Revolutionize Superhero Movies

Black Panther

As 2017 came to an end, Fandango released their annual survey revealing the most anticipated films of the next year. No surprise, Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War polled in first place. Another Marvel film came second: Black Panther, due for release on February 16th. The trailers for Black Panther have centered on Chadwick Boseman’s titular hero, introduced in Captain America: Civil …

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South African Airways Salutes Ghana’s 60th Independence Day With Special $679 Sale Fare

In celebration of Ghana’s 60th independence anniversary, South African Airways (SAA), Africa’s most awarded airline, is offering a special sale fare of $679.00* round-trip (restrictions apply) from Washington Dulles International Airport in the USA to Accra, Ghana. Travel on this fare is applicable from February 20 to March 30, 2017, to allow travelers to spend the Independence Day holiday period …

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4G LTE blessing to African economies

The current Long-Term Evolution (LTE) base in Africa is low; the continent accounts for less than 1 per cent of the global 4G base at the end of 2015. Around half of the African subscription base actively uses data – but only around 2 per cent of those use 4G devices. By available estimates, Africa is sitting on around 5bn …

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Koby Maxwell launches album and celebrates African women

Koby Maxwell officially launched his latest studio album which is titled ‘The Album’ on the night of March 12, 2016, at the Friendship Center in Maryland USA. He was also joined by friends from the entertainment industry to celebrate the 59th independence of his nation Ghana while honoring women of African descent in the American Diaspora. The well-attended event offered …

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International Food, an example of African entrepreneurship in the USA

By Oral Ofori A typical trading scene at an African market Desmond Johnson, an African entrepreneur hailing from the West African country of Sierra Leone strongly believes in staying focused on one’s dream, he believes having a strong sense of dedication enables success in whatever human endeavor we find ourselves in. It is on the backdrop of this mentality that …

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How Nigeria’s Nollywood is dominating Africa’s movie scene

  Nollywood signpost in Nigeria, an icon of Africa’s movie industry Nollywood movies or actors’ names is what you will find if you ask the avid African movie watcher to name ten of their favorite African actors or movies. Nollywood – Nigeria’s entertainment industry – is obviously dominating the African movie scene and this piece is an attempt to shed some …

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Mo Abudu: The Nigerian media mogul with a global empire

Mo Abudu

(CNN) — How do you get from a talk show sofa to boardroom chair? If you ask Mosunmola “Mo” Abudu, it’s being motivated by an eagerness to dispel ignorance – more specifically about Africa. In eleven years, this female entrepreneur has transitioned from simply hosting a television show to owning a multimedia empire. The 52-year-old has been labeled as Africa’s most successful woman by …

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