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Ghanaian-UK Entrepreneur Dentaa, Is Europe’s Most Inspirational African Woman

London: A mum-of-three from London has been named as Europe’s most important African woman, it emerged yesterday. Entrepreneur and TV personality Dentaa Amoateng beat stiff competition to receive the prestigious African Women in Europe (AWE) 2013 Award. Dentaa, founder of the annual Ghana UK Based Achievement (GUBA) Awards and manager of former Sunderland striker Asamoah […]

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Prince David Thrills at Cannes Films Festival with Dyed Hairstyle

Ace Ghanaian actor Prince David Osei returned home last weekend after attending this year’s edition of the Cannes Film Festival in France. He attended the ceremony with other known Ghanaian faces as 4×4’s Captain Planet and Ghana movie award’s boss Fred Nuamah. Unlike the previous years, not many Ghanaian celebrities attended this year’s ceremony. The […]

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The Pride of Africa (Africa-Canada Film Festival)

Vues d’Afrique’s programming director sees the festival as a forum to discover or reconnect with the continent. By T’Cha Dunlevy, GAZETTE FILM CRITIC, The Gazette MONTREAL – Gisèle Kayembe is being courted. “Montreal is trying to seduce me. We’ll see if I fall amoureuse,” said the lively Congo native and — as of 2011 — […]

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Nigerian-British star, Tayo Elesin, comes to Bayelsa for AMAA 2013

by Michael Abimboye The Nigerian British super star, Tayo Elesin, who has starred in widely acclaimed television soaps such as Law and Order U.K., Holby City, BBC, Doctors, BBC, and many others will be in Nigeria for the Africa Movie Academy Awards, AMAA, holding in Bayelsa this weekend. She will storm the awards alongside renowned British actress, […]

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The Agbajes Blow Up African Pop Culture

The Melting pot of continental culture, made up of a mishmash of music and movies from across the African continent, has been slowly rising to a boil in recent years. In the past decade, African entertainment has reached new heights of sophistication, and Western financiers and audiences have begun to take notice. Kanye West signed […]

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Uche Jombo Heads To UK For Nollywood Talent Search

Top Nollywood actress Uche Jombo whose trilogy “Damage” still making waves in the cinemas has done it again. The actress has debuted with a talent hunt reality show better known as Nollywood Star Search, in far away UK. She is facilitating the project in collaboration with Nollywood Uncut. A source close to the actress said […]

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Naija Movie “Anchor Baby” Comes To UK

Africa is popular for so many things, but one of the things that has driven Africa’s popularity in the western world in recent times is ‘Anchor Baby’, the movie by Lonzo Nzekwe that was described in the July – September edition of BBC Focus on Africa as ‘A movie with its roots in Africa that […]

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Zimbabwean Born M.K. Asante is World Class Storyteller

As a disruptive teenager, M.K. Asante was expelled from school on more than one occasion. Yet today, as an award-winning writer, filmmaker and professor, he’s welcomed back in classrooms around the world. A master storyteller, Zimbabwe-born Asante is a major creative force. He’s written a number of books, as well as three movies, including 2008’s […]

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Nigerian Govt Investing Heavily in Entertainment Industry

During the past week, Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Honourable Olusegun Aganga, confirmed the provision of a “Special Entertainment Fund” by the Government of the west African country, following an announcement that was made by the President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan at the 30th anniversary of the Silverbird Group in November 2010. According to Vanguardngr.com, the amount […]

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Nneka – “I Am Not Ditching Music For Acting”

Anambra State born music sensation , Nneka Egbuna who recently starred in a feature film, “Relentless’ by a Paris based Nigerian director, Andy Okoroafor has dismissed the fear that she might be dumping her career in music for acting. Nneka, speaking with HVP, at the just concluded maiden edition of the Africa International Film Festival, […]

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