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He is much followed every morning by RFI listeners especially those living in Africa. With his column "the so very democratic Republic of Gondwana", artistically and with humor, Mamane remakes current events. But the Frenchman of Niger origin was not predestined to practice in communication. Born in Niger in 1964, Mamane, of his real name Mo ...
The Hollywood star of Kenyan origin, Lupita Nyong'o is riding high. Having hit the headlines of the famous magazine, Vogue, she is on the front page of ELLE magazine. Within one year, the most beautiful woman to the world according to People magazine got a global fame. The last publication of ELLE magazine in kiosk since 18th July, praises t ...
He belongs to the list of actors the most requested of Nollywood. From the simplest roles to those of the main actor, everything fits him as gloves. The man is the Nigerian star of cinema, Mike Ezuruonye, with an impressive body. During the recent awards ceremony of "City People Entertainment Awards" that took place on 22nd June in 10 Deg ...
The 10th edition of human rights and freedom of speech festival "Ciné droit libre" was closed last Saturday in Ouagadougou, a festival opened on 1st June 2014 under the theme "I have a dream". For a week, human rights and freedom of speech have been emphasized through movies, conferences, concerts, etc. The Senegalese Mehdi Ba and the Fre ...
To what extent will go the reputation of Lupita Nyong'o in 2014? The Hollywood star has not stopped swiping trophies and distinctions since her Oscar last March. On Saturday, 7th June 2014, she won the trophy of the personality of the year of the prestigious MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) in Durban (South Africa). 2014 smiles to the Kenyan a ...
Oscar of the best feminine hope for her role in "12 Years of slave", the actress Lupita Nyong'o will be a part of next Star Wars. The news was confirmed by Kathleen Kennedy, the manager of Lucas Film. "I am delighted for the arrival of Lupita and of Gwendoline in the team of the episode VII. It is fascinating to see this talented team tak ...
  This piece of news should certainly delight the Togolese cinema sector. For first time, a movie "made in Togo", is shown on Canal +. It is about "Sherifa", a full-length film of 119 min by the Togolese director, Steven Af, will be broadcast next Friday in the evening on the cable channel. Released on 26th April 2013 in Togo, the movie ...
Nicknamed Omo Sexy, the singer and Nigerian actress, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, is an outstanding woman. She excels herself in her capacity to change order of things into the positive way and in a much infinitely small domain or more large, inside a national but also regional or global scope. Mother of four children, Omotola joined in 2013 the l ...
The Senegalese Minister of Culture, Abdoul Aziz Mbaye, announced on Tuesday at the opening of the senegalo-Indian forum in the national Big Theater that a "Cinema house" will be built soon in Dakar, Senegal, a commitment of the Indian company "Marwah Studio". This building includes in particular a training Institute in film and multimedia bu ...
From 4th to 8th June 2014, Dakar will be the confluence point of all kinds of expressions emanating from Hip-hop and urban cultures during the of the 9th edition of Festa2H, the international festival of Hip-hop and urban cultures. Rap, djing, dance, slam, graffiti, etc., will again be in the spotlight by Africulturban association that will ...
Africa is honored again by the ecumenical Jury in the Cannes film festival that awards its prize 2014 to the Mauritanian film-maker, Abderrahman Sissako for his movie "Timbuktu".   "Timbuktu" is a full-length film which tells the life and the resistance worthy of men and women in Tombouctou who want to live according to their culture ...
The international fame of Faouzi Bensaidi is unprecedented and his movies are making world tour. "Mort à Vendre", the last full-length film of the Moroccan director will be soon be projected in Japan whereas his "Outsiders" will be broadcast during the World Cup in Brazil. The movie "Mort à Vendre", was released in Morocco in 2011. It was ...
The Beninese star of Hollywood, Djimon Hounsou, who is staying at present on his native land, announced on Wednesday in Cotonou, the realization of a movie about "King Béhanzin", Beninese and African great history figure (1845-1906). For the Hollywood actor, Benin is a land of great culture which rich heritage deserves to be better known thr ...
The French actor of Senegalese origin, Omar Sy is living his dream. The star of "Intouchables" walked on the red carpet of the 67th Cannes film festival with the movie X-men in which he played the role of the mutant Bishop. Even Hollywood did not succeed in removing from the actor his art of making people laugh. It is maybe what helped him t ...
The 16th edition of Africajarc festival opens in Cajarc (France) from 24th to 27th July 2014. The rich African cultures will be celebrated again during 4 days that will last the event. For this year, the African music diva, Angélique Kidjo marks her return with "Eve", her last album. Corneille for his part will, for his first time, go to the po ...
The sublime Jackie Appiah who decided to make a pause in her actress's career, seems to appreciate the multiple travels, the "world tour" that she offers herself for quite a while. A trip having for objective of discovering other horizons and meet personalities of the world within the framework of her multiple projects. Very recently, the ...
The scene nearly made this great audience run away, ladies in particular because certain fans even exclaimed: "dragons invading Cannes!" On the occasion of promoting the 2nd part of the cartoon movie "Dragons" during the festival of Cannes which is taking place from 14th to 25th May of this year, the Beninese actor Djimon Hounsou and the rev ...
Even before its projection, the movie "Mouane Mory" by the young Gabonese director Amédée Pacôme Nkoulou is making tour of big festivals of the world. After the European Cinema Festival held from 5th to 10th May 2014, the short film of 18 minutes will be projected at Cannes film festival which will begins on 4th May.   "Mouane Mory" ...
2014 is the year of Moussa Touré. The Senegalese film-maker just won the Public Prize of the 9th Ecological Festival "Okofilm" of Postdam in Berlin (Germany). He won this new distinction thanks to his movie "La Pirogue" released in 2012. "The prestigious trophy of the public very desired by film-makers was handed, on Tuesday, 29th April 2014 ...
He is known in the series Bododiouf broadcasted by several African television channels in 2000s. He is back but this time behind cameras. The comedian of Burkina Faso, Souké of his real name Mahamadou Tiendrébeogo, is working on "ça ou rien", his very first movie in production. Mahamadou Tiendrébeogo evokes in his full-length film, a phenome ...
The official site of film festival "Vues d’Afrique" published yesterday, the list of the winners of the 30th edition of the festival. The prize of short film came to Algerian director Hicham Lasri with the movie "C’est eux les chiens". Another Algerian Karim Moussaoui won the prize of the full-length film with the movie "Les jours d’avant". The ...
"I am very happy that you agreed to be a member of the jury of the official selection "a certain look"(a certain look) during the 67th Cannes film festival that will take place, as you know, from 14th to 25th May 2014." It was in these words that chairman of Festival des Cannes, Gilles Jacob officialized the presence of Senegalese director Mous ...
Chadian capital is welcoming from 24th April to 7th May 7th, the 8th edition of Euro-African Film festival. It was Mrs Hélène Cavé, ambassador, head of European Union Delegation in Chad who launched last Thursday this great meeting that gathers every year, African and European directors as well as any kind of movie fans. "La force des mots" (Pow ...
Lupita Nyong’o could not expect better. 2014 is year of glory of the young Kenyan actress. She was just elected the world most beautiful woman by People magazine. This new distinction is added to Oscar of the best feminine hope for her role in 12 Years a Slave. The Kenyan, requested for the casting of the seventh section of «Star Wars», was ...
Some people said that the Nigerian Mercy Johnson is the best actress of Nollywood and others supported that nobody plays better than her, the roles of prostitutes and villagers in Nigerian movies. The international Magazine "Yes" of Nigeria reported that Mercy Johnson is the most requested and the busiest Nigerian actress of her country. ...
It is with great pleasure to see celebrities committed to noble causes in particular in favour of the Black continent. The American singer of Senegalese origin,  Akon has for ambition to put solar energy in one million households in Africa by the end of the year, through the project "Akon Lighting Africa", launched in middle April. Brought u ...
Too happy, he did not waist time to share the great news on his Twitter page:  the Liberian Idris Elba announced he is father for the second time. His beloved wife Naiyana Garth gave birth to a little son named Winston. « My son Winston Elba was born yesterday. Really wonderful» This is the first child of the couple, so is of Naiyana. ...
African Foundation Innovation published on Thursday, April 10th, the list of 10 finalists in competition for the prestigious  Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA). The best ten inventions chosen over 700 presented will substantially improve lifestyle of Africans. From cooking including ICTS and medicine, everything is made up to facilitate everyd ...
He is only 33 years old but according to Forbes, Jason Njoku belongs to the list of the most promising ten young millionaires of African continent. Africa Top Success already drew the career path of this small genius. The Nigerian Jason Njoku is one the African greatest success on the Internet. Chemist by training, graduate in Manchester ...
He is known worldwide. He is considered as an American "pure blood" but Akon, of his real name Aliaune Thiam, is an American - Senegalese singer and producer of RnB. He was born on 16th April 1973 in Saint-Louis in Senegal. His father was a famous percussionist of jazz. Akon comes from musician family. He left Senegal at the age of 7 years t ...
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