Through Podcasting, Selly Thiam Shares AfroQueer Stories

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Under the banner of her digital media organization, AQ Studios, the Senegalese-American journalist has produced a number of documentaries, as well as hosted panels and film screenings, focussing on LGBT issues across the African continent.

The creative industry is a major tool for Africa’s GDP growth

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Africa’s creative industry represents a potent instrument that could grow the GDP of African countries and pull the continent’s youth out of poverty, Prof. Benedict Oramah, President of the African Import Export Bank (Afreximbank), said at the two-day Creative Africa Nexus (CANEX) at the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2021) in Durban, South Africa.

Meet the sizzling local cast of the upcoming Showmax Original, Ghana Jollof

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The cast of the first Showmax Original comedy series in West Africa, Ghana Jollof, is revealed. Starring Basketmouth and more. The countdown has officially begun as the cast of the first Showmax Original comedy series in West Africa, Ghana Jollof, is revealed. The hilarious series stars AMVCA-award-winning actor/comedian, Funnybone and AMAA nominee/Youtuber Akah Nnani as […]

Riaad Moosa’s ‘New Material’ returns to the big screen this October

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The award-winning South African comedy, ‘Material’, returns with a sequel in 2021, starring popular comedian, Riaad Moosa. by Erene Roux ABOUT NEW MATERIAL In New Material, a much-loved character, Cassim Kaif, played by Riaad Moosa, continues to ply his trade as one of South Africa’s few Muslim comedians while balancing the demands of a marriage, a young […]

Gallo acquires stake in Content Connect Africa

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By Butchie Seroto Gallo Music Investments has completed its 45% equity purchase of Africa’s biggest independent content aggregator, Content Connect Africa (CCA). The deal comes more than a year after Black Coffee acquired a significant portion of the label. It will see Gallo’s catalogue linked with CCA’s technical capabilities and pan-African reach, as well as the musician’s international experience to […]