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Welcome to Nollywood!

Nollywood, Nigeria's booming film industry, has grown in recent years into a mighty movie-making machine, capturing audiences with its universal themes and strong narratives of urban culture. Nollywood's...
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Designing the future of Innovation in Africa

Africans have been invited to collaborate on designing the future of Innovation in Africa At the 5th SA Innovation Summit to be held in South Africa AND streamed live to 4 countries on the 29 & 30...
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US urges African air forces to form NATO-style ties

The United States urged African nations on Tuesday to pool their air force assets in a NATO-style effort to take on terrorists and international criminals rather than struggle to fund costly independent...
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Africa’s epidemic of stigma and prejudice

'Kids! Now that we have your attention, have a safe flight and remember, play safe.'' This quote from a poster at Lagos airport in Nigeria appears close to the end of Uzodinma Iweala's book, but it might well...
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Australian footy takes on an African flava!

A group of African-born Territorians have started their own AFL team to take on indigenous academies and schools across Darwin, Australia. The African Boys Leadership Academy has 23 players, and aims to...
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Ethiopian PM Meles dies from infection: state

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has died from a sudden infection while recovering from an undisclosed illness at a hospital abroad, the African nation's state-run television...
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Olympics: Why Africa fell by the wayside

Award winning Nigerian journalist Tolu Ogunlesi gives his take on why Africa did not shine as brightly at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Disappointment for Nigeria's Muizat Ajoke Odumosu, who came last...