African cinema has finally started to knock loudly at the doors of Hollywood.
Music & Film
- Billie Adwoa McTernan in Accra
The returnee artist is looking to strengthen the country's creative networks and preserve past contributions. Writer, cultural historian, curator and filmmaker Nana Oforiatta-Ayim has been busy since 2012, when she returned to Ghana after a decade living in London.
- Billie Adwoa McTernan
With demand for local-language movies, partnerships with Nigerian directors and actors and a new international film festival, Ghana's movie-making industry is growing fast.
- Rose Skelton in Bamako. Additional reporting by Olivier Monnier in Abidjan, Ntaryike Divine Jr in Douala, Thabho Bhebhe in Bulawayo and Jeff Mbanga in Kampala
The arrival of satellite channel TV Telemundo is bad news for the fledgling sector of African-made TV series. Will demand for African content allow our local heroes to stand up to their Latin American cousins?
Whilst both Yegna and the Spice Girls were deliberately manufactured, comparisons between the Ethiopian girl group and their British predecessors are simplistic. Yegna are not in it for the money or the fame.